Henry David Thoreau – Grasping the Community of the World

Henry David Thoreau – Grasping the Community of the World

This study takes up Thoreau’s work as an early and prophetic diagnosis of the modern crisis of relationships between the individual and society. Thus Adorno’s formulation of «a melancholy of science» finds its predecessor in Thoreau’s famous dictum from the early pages of Walden that we live our lives in quiet desperation. The author reads Thoreau’s Journal as an attempt to refute tendencies towards the narrowing of life to being understood merely in techno-economic… (more)

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Publisher: Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (August 20, 2014)

Collection: Dis/Continuities

Parent ISBN: 9783631640982

Page count: 316 pages

Language: English


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