24: Experience

Should we fear the hobgoblins of consistency? And to what end? Can you be a philosopher if you write essays that don’t have a clearly stated point, and if so, what kind is Ralph Waldo Emerson: American individualist prophet or misunderstood pre-Nietzschean post-Stoic?

The Sometime Seminar discusses “Experience,” from Ralph Waldo Emerson’s First Series of essays (1841).

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