Tag: American intellectuals

Apr 30

Emerson and Thoreau

Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau the former was born in the month of May, the latter died in the fifth month. They were two great American intellectuals of the 19th Century. Intellectual is defined here. Both were authors, historians, poets, philosophers and Thoreau, dear to my heart, was a tax protester. Emerson was …

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