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Unformatted text preview: anything else. Next, Jen states that I am treating the government and society as two separate entities. Looking back, it may sound confusing, so I will confess to not being clear enough in my analysis. However, I would like to interpret them as two subjects that overlap and conflict with one another, and this is the main reason why Emerson and Thoreau both disagree in the first place. As for my last sentence, although it may seem exaggerated, it is stated to express the idea that I was agreeing with Thoreaus side more than Emersons, and that if Thoreau and Emerson could have conversed on this subject, then Thoreau could possibly have inspired Emerson to look at individuality in another way. Although both interpretations of individuality are very similar, this last sentence is used to compare their differences and leave it to them to argue out....
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2011 for the course PHILOSOPHY 0924 taught by Professor Taylor during the Fall '09 term at Temple.
- Fall '09