Stanley Cavell, one of America’s most distinguished philosophers, has written an invaluable companion volume to Walden, a seminal book in our cultural. The Senses of Walden has 77 ratings and 6 reviews. Rick said: Henry David Thoreau invites us to Walden Pond through our sense of understanding the self,. . One might describe The Senses of Walden as fieldwork that Cavell conducted while struggling to complete his more theoretical masterpiece.

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It’s not just a book about one man’s two year stint in a writer’s cabin. The point is argued a bit more dramatically by Edward Mooney in “Wonder and Affliction: This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

It seems like he might be overextending himself a bit at times, but maybe that does not matter. Jon rated it really liked it Mar 25, Request removal from index.

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Thoreau’s Dionysian World,” where one’s intimacy with the world is, as it was for Thoreau, often laced with tragedy — Mooney recounts the story of Thoreau’s discovery of the dismembered remains of Margaret Fuller, who had drowned in the shark-infested waters off Long Island.


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Walden, or Life in the Woods. Jun 26, Kristi rated it it was ok Shelves: Sign in Create an account. Cambridge University Press,p.

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Goodreads helps you cavelll track of books you want to read. Robert Michael Ruehl – Scrivener rated it it was amazing Jan 31, A book of philosophy suitable to what Thoreau envisions.

Democracy and Education From Dewey to Cavell. Katz attached the two articles I had submitted in addition to my dissertation as evidence in the case for my tenure appointment at Harvard, asserting I believe I recall the exact words that the articles were ‘deleterious to the future of philosophy.

In the months before I showed up to teach at Emerson Hall, the philosophers J. Rather the book was a short exposition on how Thoreau’s “Walden” functions as a book – literally and on a meta level – with the text positioned as an American scripture.

As whippoorwills whistle from across the lake, he sings back” Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Stanley Cavell helps us to see Walden this way.

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Indian words become the supplement and corrective to our own — as, for example, when he urges us to drop “the mean name of ‘strawberry,'” assigned because the British spread straw under their garden kinds: The touch of the eye elicits response.

Stanley Cavell – University of Chicago Press,pp. The Gita Within Walden. Philosophy as Education and Education as Philosophy: Under a silent sky he’s patient with silence. Stanley Cavell in 20th Century Philosophy.

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