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" Standing on the bare ground — my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space — all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eyeball; I am nothing; I see all; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part... "
The United Presbyterian Magazine - Page 57
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A Republic of Mind and Spirit: A Cultural History of American Metaphysical ...

Catherine L. Albanese - 2007 - 640 pages
...infinite space," he saw the end to all "mean egotism." "I become a transparent eye-ball," he testified. "I am nothing. I see all. The currents of the Universal...Being circulate through me; I am part or particle of God."137 This was well enough, but the announcement that followed brought would-be mystics back in...
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Bildung versus Self-Reliance?: Selbstkultur bei Goethe und Emerson

Philipp Mehne - 2008 - 234 pages
...(leaving my eyes,) which nature cannot repair. Standing on the bare ground, - my head bathed by the blithe air, and uplifted into infinite space, all mean egotism...become a transparent eye-ball. I am nothing. I see all. (CW I, 10). Dabei wird aber auch die Problematik dieses Selbstentwurfs deutlich, der in seinem Rekurs...
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Neopragmatism and Theological Reason

G. W. Kimura - 2007 - 188 pages
...me my eyes), which nature cannot repair. Standing on the bare ground, - my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space, - all mean egotism...vanishes. I become a transparent eyeball; I am nothing; 1 see all; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or parcel of God.3 The...
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Moore's Paradox:New Essays on Belief, Rationality, and the First Person: New ...

Mitchell S. Green, John N. Williams - 2007 - 260 pages
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The Economy of the Earth: Philosophy, Law, and the Environment

Mark Sagoff - 2007
...correspondence theory of truth is worse than solipsistic because the individual disappears entirely: "I become a transparent eyeball. I am nothing. I see all. The currents of Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or particle of God/'31 Edwards could not possibly endorse...
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Christian Mysticism

William Ralph Inge - 2007 - 280 pages
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Voyages of the Self : Pairs, Parallels, and Patterns in American Art and ...

Barbara Novak Helen Goodhart Altschul Professor of Art History Barnard College and Columbia University - 2007 - 233 pages
...transparent eyeball in the famous caricature by the poet and painter Christopher Cranch. In Emerson's words: "All mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eyeball. I am nothing. I see all."28 But though Emerson and Lane probably met at the Gloucester Lyceum when Emerson was lecturing...
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The World in Which We Occur: John Dewey, Pragmatist Ecology, and American ...

Neil W. Browne - 2007 - 248 pages
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The World in Which We Occur: John Dewey, Pragmatist Ecology, and American ...

Neil W. Browne - 2007 - 248 pages
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The Philosophers' Secret Fire: A History of the Imagination

Patrick Harpur - 2007 - 394 pages
...one of living participation rather than one of domination: 'Standing on the bare ground', he wrote, 'the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or parcel of God.'22 This mystical view of Nature increasingly caught the popular mood. It became commonplace...
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