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

Author: Philip Cafaro
Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, 2006, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats

Presents an account of Henry Thoreau's ethical philosophy. This book situates Thoreau within a long tradition of ethical thinking in the West, from the ancients to the Romantics. It shows Thoreau  Read more...


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Named Person: Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Cafaro
ISBN: 082032843X 9780820328430
OCLC Number: 166554268
Description: xii, 272 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Challenge --
Life --
Virtue --
Economy --
Solitude and Society --
Nature --
Politics --
Foundations --
Responsibility: Philip Cafaro.


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Offers all readers a new way to understand Thoreau, opening a discussion of the ethical questions that he faced and that face us still today. - New England Quarterly

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