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Representative Men

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

1. 01 - I: Uses of Great Men
2. 02 - Chapter 2, Plato: Or, The Philosopher
3. 03 - II: Plato: New Readings
4. 04 - III: Swedenborg; or, the Mystic
5. 05: IV: Montaigne, Or, The Skeptic (Part 1)
6. 06 - IV: Montaigne, Or, The Skeptic (Part 2)
7. 07 - V: Shakspeare, Or, The Poet
8. 08 - VI: Napoleon, Or, The Man of the World
9. 09 - VII: Goethe, Or, The Writer

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A series of biographical lectures originally published in 1850. Each chapter is a philosophical treatment of the life of an intellectual. The six representatives are Plato, Swedenborg, Shakespeare, Montaigne, Napolean and Goethe. (Introduction by S. Kovalchik)

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