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Philosopher and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson was founder of transcendentalism, Emerson believed in the power of intuition over scientific reason and in the strength of nature and the human spirit. In one of his best-known essays, "Self Reliance," Emerson emphasizes the importance of the individual. Henry David Thoreau was one of Emerson's most celebrated disciples; he spent a great deal of time with Emerson and his wife at their home in Concord, MA.

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Philosopher and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson was founder of transcendentalism, Emerson believed in the power of intuition over scientific reason and in the strength of nature and the human spirit. In one of his best-known essays, "Self Reliance," Emerson emphasizes the importance of the individual. Henry David Thoreau was one of Emerson's most celebrated disciples; he spent a great deal of time with Emerson and his wife at their home in Concord, MA. More...

 
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