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Thoreau's Importance for Philosophy - Rick Anthony Furtak, Jonathan Ellsworth, James D. Reid
Edited by Rick Anthony Furtak, Jonathan Ellsworth, and James D. Reid. Thirteen views of Thoreau's writing in relation to philosophical themes. ancient and modern. Contents: Locating Thoreau, reorienting philosophy / James D. Reid, Rick Anthony Furtak, and Jonathan Ellsworth ; Thoreau and Emersonian perfectionism / Stanley Bates ; Thoreau and the body / Russell B. Goodman ; Speaking extravagantly : philosophical territory and eccentricity in Walden / James D. Reid ; In wildness is the preservation of the world : Thoreau's environmental ethics / Philip J. Cafaro ; Articulating a huckleberry cosmos : Thoreau's environmental ethics / Laura Dassow Walls ; The value of being : Thoreau on appreciating the beauty of the world / Rick Anthony Furtak ; Thoreau's moral epistemology and its contemporary relevance / Alfred I. Tauber ; How Walden works : Thoreau and the Socratic art of provocation / Jonathan Ellsworth ; Wonder and affliction : Thoreau's Dionysian world / Edward F. Mooney ; An Emerson gone mad : Thoreau's American cynicism / Douglas R. Anderson ; Henry David Thoreau : the Asian thread / Robert Kuhn McGregor ; The impact of Thoreau's political activism / Paul Friedrich ; Walden revisited : an interview with Stanley Cavell / interviewed by Rick Anthony Furtak. This book was reviewed in
Thoreau Society Bulletin
279, Fall 2012, p. 5.
Published August, 2012 by Fordham University Press. Hard Cover, 6 x 9 inch format, 314 pp.
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