Essays - First Series

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The Floating Press, 2009 M01 1 - 314 pages
American essayist, philosopher and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882) lead Transcendentalism in the early nineteenth century and greatly influenced the later New Thought movement. Summing up his work, Emerson said that his primary principle was "the infinitude of the private man", and advised to "make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you." His First Series collects together the following 12 essays: History, Self-Reliance, Compensation, Spiritual Laws, Love, Friendship, Prudence, Heroism, The Over-Soul, Circles, Intellect and Art.
 

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Contents

History
4
SelfReliance
39
Compensation
80
Spiritual Laws
112
Love
145
Friendship
164
Prudence
188
Heroism
207
The OverSoul
226
Circles
254
Intellect
274
Art
295
Endnotes
313
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