The Early Works of Orestes Brownson: The Transcendentalist by Patrick W. Carey

By Patrick W. Carey

Show description

Read Online or Download The Early Works of Orestes Brownson: The Transcendentalist Years, 1840-1841 PDF

Similar history & surveys books

Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Husserl and the Cartesian Meditations

Husserl is among the most vital philosophers of the 20th century and his contribution to the phenomenology circulation is generally regarded. The Cartesian Meditations is his most renowned, and most generally studied paintings. The booklet introduces and assesses: Husserl's existence and history to the Cartesian Meditations, the tips and textual content of the Cartesian Meditations and the continued imporance of Husserl's paintings to Philosophy.

A Companion to Latin American Philosophy

This accomplished number of unique essays written via a global workforce of students addresses the imperative issues in Latin American philosophy. Represents the main finished survey of ancient and modern Latin American philosophy on hand todayComprises a particularly commissioned selection of essays, lots of them written through Latin American authorsExamines the historical past of Latin American philosophy and its present matters, strains the advance of the self-discipline, and gives biographical sketches of key Latin American thinkersShowcases the range of techniques, matters, and types that symbolize the sector

Nietzsche and the Question of Interpretation: Between Hermeneutics and Deconstruction

Even though Nietzsche is often brought up as a forerunner of up to date techniques to interpretations, little recognition has been paid to the categorical contributions to interpretation conception present in the Nietzschean textual content. Schrift's well-documented learn rectifies this case. Drawing on assets from classical and modern French, German and English Nietzsche scholarship, this research specializes in a simple interpretive problem: the right way to steer clear of the dogmatic positing of 1 interpretation because the right one with no lapsing into unmitigated relativism during which all interpretations are considered as both valid.

Additional info for The Early Works of Orestes Brownson: The Transcendentalist Years, 1840-1841

Sample text

During this time, while we are working off this surplus, while the mills run short time, or stop altogether, the workmen must want employment. 73 71 “Orestes Brownson: An American Marxist Before Marx,” Sewanee Review 47 (July-September 1939): 321. 72 Walter Hugins, Jacksonian Democracy and the Working Class (Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1960), 220-21. 73 “The Present State of Society,” Democratic Review 13 (July 1843): 34. See also The Works of Orestes A. Brownson, ed. Henry F.

See also chapter 7 in this volume, p. 312. 80 Introduction 29 on the spirit. Human beings were naturally religious, but in the Christianity of the church, the people, particularly the lower classes, were subjugated by priests who were in league with the masters of industry and therefore could not preach a message to liberate people from the unjust structures from which the priests themselves had profited. The essay indicted the clergy in general, but also the interlocking relationships between the wealthy Bostonian Unitarian capitalists and the Unitarian ministry.

The evils were part of the constitution of society, and government was the agent of society. Government—influenced by the industrialists, capitalists, lawyers, ministers, educators, and others of the unproductive classes of society— had enacted laws that protected vested interests. To reform government meant that politicians had to repeal all laws against the laboring class, enact laws that would enable working people to maintain their equality, free the government from the control of banks, and destroy all monopolies and all privileges that were protected by current legislation.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.10 of 5 – based on 49 votes