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Thoreau's living ethics : Walden and the pursuit of virtue

Author: Philip Cafaro
Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Thoreau's Living Ethics is the first full account of Henry Thoreau's ethical philosophy. Focused on Walden but ranging widely across his writings, the study situates Thoreau within a long tradition of ethical thinking in the West, from the ancients to the romantics and on to the present day. Philip Cafaro shows Thoreau grappling with important ethical questions that agitated his own society and discusses his value  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cafaro, Philip, 1962-
Thoreau's living ethics.
Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003027270
(OCoLC)53953806
Named Person: Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Cafaro
ISBN: 9780820336664 0820336661 9780820326108 0820326100
OCLC Number: 593295507
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 272 pages)
Contents: The Challenge --
Life --
Virtue --
Economy --
Solitude and Society --
Nature --
Politics --
Foundations --
Death.
Responsibility: Philip Cafaro.
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Thoreau's Living Ethics is the first full, rigorous account of Henry Thoreau's ethical philosophy. Focused on Walden but ranging widely across his writings, the study situates Thoreau within a long  Read more...

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Philip Cafaro understands very clearly and communicates very effectively the profoundly ethical basis for Thoreau's writings and convincingly details the many facets of Thoreau's ethical philosophy. Read more...

 
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