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" The preamble of thought, the transition through which it passes from the unconscious to the conscious, is action. Only so much do I know, as I have lived. "
Retrospect of Western Travel - Page 206
by Harriet Martineau - 1838 - 178 pages
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On Emerson

David Justin Hodge, David LaRocca - 2003 - 101 pages
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Conversational Learning: An Experiential Approach to Knowledge Creation

Ann C. Baker, Patricia J. Jensen, David A. Kolb - 2002 - 234 pages
...emphasize reflection as necessary to formulating informed action. Emerson emphasizes action as liberation: "The preamble of thought, the transition through which...from the unconscious to the conscious, is action." For BKW reflection precedes action, reflection implies action, for Emerson action precedes reflection...
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Skew-Tolerant Circuit Design

David Harris - 2000 - 664 pages
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Understanding Emerson: "The American Scholar" and His Struggle for Self-reliance

Kenneth S. Sacks, Professor Kenneth S Sacks - 2003 - 199 pages
...is essential. Without it, he is not yet man. Without it, thought can never ripen into truth. Whilst the world hangs before the eye as a cloud of beauty,...is action. Only so much do I know, as I have lived. Instantly we know whose words are loaded with life, and whose not. The world, — this shadow of the...
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Minding American Education: Reclaiming the Tradition of Active Learning

Martin Bickman - 2003 - 182 pages
...aware of our subliminal, subconscious mental workings when we see them resulting in physical actions: "The preamble of thought, the transition through which...from the unconscious to the conscious, is action." (p. 60). One way to keep the process of learning, the activity of the scholar, from hardening into...
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Geo-Logic: Breaking Ground between Philosophy and the Earth Sciences

Robert Frodeman - 2003 - 184 pages
...philosophers would spend roughly equal amounts of time out in the "field" and in teaching and writing. "The preamble of thought, the transition through which...from the unconscious to the conscious, is action." 10 Consider the way that Buddhism and Hinduism treat these questions. For all their differences (eg,...
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Essays and English Traits: Harvard Classics 1909

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2004 - 500 pages
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Essays and Poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2004 - 521 pages
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Thoreau's Living Ethics: Walden and the Pursuit of Virtue

Philip Cafaro - 2010 - 288 pages
...class may forget or forgo the need for action. But, Emerson reminds us, real knowledge depends upon it: "The preamble of thought, the transition through which...is action. Only so much do I know, as I have lived So much only of life as I know by experience, so much of the wilderness have I vanquished and planted,...
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Labor Pains: Emerson, Hawthorne & Alcott on Work, Women & the Development of ...

Carolyn R. Maibor - 2004 - 160 pages
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