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" The inquiry leads us to that source, at once the essence of genius, of virtue, and of life, which we call Spontaneity or Instinct. We denote this primary wisdom as Intuition, whilst all later teachings are tuitions. "
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series - Page 64
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
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R.W. Emersons Naturauffassung und ihre philosophischen Urspr√ľnge: eine ...

Thomas Krusche - 1987 - 380 pages
...Who is the Trustee? What is the aboriginal Seif on which a universal reliance may be grounded? . . . The inquiry leads us to that source, at once the essence of genius, the essence of virtue, and the essence of life, which we call Spontaneity or Instinct. We denote this...
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Microsociology: Discourse, Emotion, and Social Structure

Thomas J. Scheff - 1990 - 214 pages
...reliance may be grounded? What is the nature and power of that science-baffling star, without parallax, without calculable elements, which shoots a ray of...Intuition, whilst all later teachings are tuitions. This aboriginal self is the origin of intuition, and therefore of inspiration, of effortless genius....
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Australian Poetry: Romanticism and Negativity

Paul Kane - 1996 - 262 pages
...self-reliance. He asks: What is the aboriginal Self, on which a universal reliance may be grounded? The inquiry leads us to that source, at once the essence...whilst all later teachings are tuitions. In that deep force, the last fact behind which analysis cannot go, all things find their common origin." In 'The...
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Life's Golden Tree: Essays in German Literature from the Renaissance to Rilke

Professor Thomas Kerth, Thomas Kerth, George C. Schoolfield - 1996 - 282 pages
...aboriginal Self and asks: What is the nature and power of that science-baffling star, without parallax, without calculable elements, which shoots a ray of...actions, if the least mark of independence appear? (SR2:37) The sovereign individual (Nietzsche) or the aboriginal Self (Emerson) is moving on a course...
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James Jones: An American Literary Orientalist Master

Steven R. Carter - 1998 - 191 pages
..."SelfReliance," "What is the aboriginal Self, on which a universal reliance may be grounded? . . . The inquiry leads us to that source, at once the essence...and of life, which we call Spontaneity or Instinct. . . . For the sense of being which in calm hours rises, we know not how, in the soul, is not diverse...
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The Good Life

Charles B. Guignon - 1999 - 325 pages
...reliance may be grounded? What is the nature and power of that science-baffling star, without parallax, without calculable elements, which shoots a ray of...whilst all later teachings are tuitions. In that deep force, the last fact behind which analysis cannot go, all things find their common origin. For the...
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William James's "Springs of Delight": The Return to Life

Phil Oliver, Oliver Phil - 2001 - 256 pages
...universal reliance may be grounded? What is the nature and power of that science-baffling star . . . which shoots a ray of beauty even into trivial and...actions, if the least mark of independence appear? Emerson, Self-Reliance The Purity of Pure Experience Here, again, is where we have been, where we are,...
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Irresistible Dictation: Gertrude Stein and the Correlations of Writing and ...

Steven Meyer - 2003 - 480 pages
...science-baffling star, without parallax, without calculable elements, which shoots a ray of beauty into trivial and impure actions, if the least mark of independence appear? (EL, p. 268) What are we to make of this? What does it make of us? First, it is true that Emerson possessed...
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The Soul's Economy: Market Society and Selfhood in American Thought, 1820-1920

Jeffrey P. Sklansky - 2002 - 313 pages
...on which a universal reliance may be grounded?" he wrote in his famed essay, "Self- Reliance." "... The inquiry leads us to that source, at once the essence...wisdom as Intuition, whilst all later teachings are tuitions."43 Here Emerson challenged the valorization of rational willpower that underlay political-economic...
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Emerson and Self-reliance

George Kateb - 2002 - 221 pages
...praise in order to encourage, so he says that the "aboriginal Self in each, the unknowable inner power, "shoots a ray of beauty even into trivial and impure...actions, if the least mark of independence appear" ("Self-Reliance," p. 268). He labors to love labor, and succeeds partly. However, he says in "The Poet:"...
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