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" Meantime within man is the soul of the whole; the wise silence; the universal beauty, to which every part and particle is equally related; the eternal ONE. And this deep power in which we exist and whose beatitude is all accessible to us, is not only... "
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series - Page 269
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
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First Along the River: A Brief History of the U.S. Environmental Movement

Benjamin Kline - 2000 - 184 pages
...transcendentalist writers championed were expressed by Ralph Waldo Emerson, who in 1841 wrote in "The Over-Soul": "We see the world piece by piece, as the sun, the...animal, the tree: but the whole, of which these are shining parts, is the soul." This philosophy emphasized the interconnectedness of life, becoming in...
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Gertrude Stein, Writer and Thinker

Claudia Franken - 2000 - 393 pages
...interest in a recovered naivety ol vision" (Tanner 1966: 190). Emerson had described an interchange where "the act of seeing and the thing seen, the seer and...the spectacle, the subject and the object, are one" ("The OverSoul" 1990: 178). Yet Stein's conception has earlier origins. Schopenhauer, too, in The World...
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Tocqueville Between Two Worlds: The Making of a Political and Theoretical Life

Sheldon S. Wolin - 2001 - 650 pages
...contrasts as sharply as possible with Tocqueville's traveler. "The act of seeing," Emerson declared, "and the thing seen, the seer and the spectacle, the subject and the object are one."39 It was not that Tocqueville's conception of theory excludes the activist character of thinking...
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American Feminism and the Birth of New Age Spirituality: Searching for the ...

Catherine Tumber - 2002 - 203 pages
...testimony. "This deep power in which we exist and whose beatitude is accessible to us," Emerson wrote, "is not only self-sufficing and perfect in every hour,...the spectacle, the subject and the object, are one." 3 It is all too easily forgotten that with mystical utterances like these, Emerson sought to revitalize...
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Lives in Spirit: Precursors and Dilemmas of a Secular Western Mysticism

Harry T. Hunt - 2003 - 357 pages
...part and particle is equally related; the eternal One. And this deep power in which we exist and whose beatitude is all accessible to us, is not only self-sufficing...the spectacle, the subject and the object, are one. (Emerson, The Over-soul: 262) This is one of many allusions to Plotinus in the mature Emerson, in this...
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The Creation of Art: New Essays in Philosophical Aesthetics

Both Lecturers Department of Moral Philosophy Berys Gaut, Berys Gaut, Paisley Livingston, Chair Professor of Philosophy and Dean of Humanities Paisley Livingston - 2003 - 295 pages
...and particle is equally related; the eternal ONE. And this deep power in which we exist, and whose beatitude is all accessible to us, is not only self-sufficing...and the spectacle, the subject and the object, are one.27 And the genius in particular is characterized by his access to this Over-soul: "The same Omniscience...
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Authority and Reform: Religious and Educational Discourses in Nineteenth ...

Mark G. Vásquez - 2003 - 393 pages
...His first statement is a declaration that the soul's power is accessible, a power framed and reframed ("the act of seeing and the thing seen, the seer and the spectacle, the subject and the object"). Then Emerson shifts in the next sentences to a pair of instructive illustrations, the first of which...
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The Spiritual Emerson: Essential Writings by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2004 - 280 pages
...part and particle is equally related; the eternal ONE. And this deep power in which we exist and whose beatitude is all accessible to us. is not only selfsufficing and perfect in everv hour, but the act of seeing and the thing seen, the seer and the spectacle, the subject and the...
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Shadow, Self, Spirit: Essays in Transpersonal Psychology

Michael Daniels - 2005 - 366 pages
...parts, is the soul [the Over-Soul, the World-Soul). And this deep power in which we exist and whose beatitude is all accessible to us, is not only self-sufficing...the spectacle, the subject and the object, are one. [italics added] (Wilber, 1995a, p. 284-285). In some endnotes, Wilber (1995a) attempts to explain why...
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Emerson, Romanticism, and Intuitive Reason: The Transatlantic "light of All ...

Patrick J. Keane - 2005 - 555 pages
...and particle is equally related; the eternal ONE. And this deep power in which we exist, and whose beatitude is all accessible to us, is not only self-sufficing...the spectacle, the subject and the object, are one" (E&L 386). In this unification, attended by a Wordsworthian "wise silence" and "deep power," Emerson...
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