On Thoreau, 1st Edition
- Stephen Hahn William Paterson University
- ISBN-10: 0534576133 | ISBN-13: 9780534576134
- 96 Pages
- © 2000 | Published
- College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $11.25
This brief text assists students in understanding Thoreau's philosophy and thinking so that they can more fully engage in useful, intelligent class dialogue and improve their understanding of course content. Part of the "Wadsworth Philosophers Series," (which will eventually consist of approximately 100 titles, each focusing on a single "thinker" from ancient times to the present), ON THOREAU is written by a philosopher deeply versed in the philosophy of this key thinker. Like other books in the series, this concise book offers sufficient insight into the thinking of a notable philosopher better enabling students to engage in the reading and to discuss the material in class and on paper.
Preface. 1. Thoreau's Life and Thought: Thoreau as Philosopher and Thinker. 2. Walden: An Experiment in Thinking on Location. 3. "Civil Disobedience" and Other Social Writings: One Honest Man. 4. Thoreau as Naturalist: Poetry into Science. 5. Wild Apples, or The Uses of Thoreau: As He Sowed. Works Cited.