1. Thoreauly Ponderous

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    The smoke and noise of 19th century steam engines seem quaint now that we measure annual carbon emissions in billions of tons.

  2. Emersonian America

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    Emerson, philosophical mysticism, and Jamesian pragmatism all make the same basic assertion about the relation between concepts and the immediacy of lived experience.

  3. Emerson on the Over-Soul

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    A walk through Emerson’s essay “The Over-Soul.” We learn a lot about how the Divine is supposed to affect us if we’re in the proper mood, but get no information about what it actually is.