Emerson's Nonlinear Nature

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University of Missouri Press, 2007 - 200 pages
"Examines Emersonian naturalism from the standpoint of nonlinearity, offering new ways of reading and thinking about Emerson's stance toward nature and the influence of science on his thought. Windolph breaks new ground by exploring how considerations of shape and the act of seeing underpin all of Emerson's theories about nature"--Provided by publisher.
 

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Contents

1 UNPUBLISHED BEAUTIES
1
2 THE PARADE OF SCIENCE
30
3 T H E L I N E S O F N ATURE
69
4 FLOWING LAW
105
5 ON THE BROW OF CHAOS
143
BIBLIOGRAPHY
191
INDEX
197
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Page 10 - To speak truly, few adult persons can see nature. Most persons do not see the sun. At least they have a very superficial seeing. The sun illuminates only the eye of the man, but shines into the eye and the heart of the child.

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