11-12 HIST - S tuff About religion Transcednentalism(Romantisim in Europe Ramantism In Europe Kants critique of Pure Reason Kant was pretty much

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Stuff About religion Transcednentalism (Romantisim in Europe) Ramantism In Europe Kant’s critique of Pure Reason Kant was pretty much talking about, HOW you know what YOU KNOW: It’s the intiuitive things, not the “mathematical proofs” The things that come from within Expression in U.S. – Transcendentalism Truth known intuitively, not through reason, but feeling Going past reason Emphasis on nature, individual, emotion We don’t have architecture like other nations, so we purposedly focus on our Nature, and the outdoors (hence a lot of paintings (from Europe and here, etc…)) Ralph Waldo Emerson Was going to be a Unitarian Minister Said it was boring, and said eff it Wrote an essay to the American Scholar We don’t need to look to Europe anymore, we need to come up with our own culture Henry David Thoreau – Civil Disobedience 15 youngers than Emrson(?) Thoreau had supposedly read all of the Harvard books, and was then when graduated would run the family Pencil factory
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Instead, goes off into the wilderness, and gets with Emerson (not gay) Builds cabin on Emerson’s Land Civil Disobedience :: Mexican-American War, thought it was going to be a war to go past and spread slavery, and he thought he
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2011 for the course HIST 105 taught by Professor Hatfield during the Fall '07 term at Texas A&M.

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11-12 HIST - S tuff About religion Transcednentalism(Romantisim in Europe Ramantism In Europe Kants critique of Pure Reason Kant was pretty much

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