Transcendentalism is a philosophical movement that developed in the 19th century in the United States.
Join Randy Fair for a three-week exploration of Transcendentalism with Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Henry David Thoreau, and Walt Whitman. Transcendentalism is a philosophical movement that developed in the late 1820s and 1830s in the eastern United States.
This course will provide a brief overview of the ideas and works of the most important transcendentalist authors. Students will have a chance to begin exploring ideas that influenced the thinking and philosophy of Ernest Holmes.
Works include excerpts from Self-Reliance, A Psalm of Life, Walden, and Leaves of Grass. Workbook and class notes will be emailed to registrants in advance.
Randy Fair, the author of Southern. Gay. Teacher., was a teacher for 30 years in the Atlanta area. He holds an undergraduate degree from Jacksonville State University and a master's, specialist, and Ph.D. from Georgia State. His essays and writings have appeared in "The Southern Voice," where he was a regular columnist, "The Houston Voice," "The Atlanta Journal, Etc. Magazine", and in the anthology, "Telling Tales Out of School." He is National Faculty - Smithsonian Fellow and completed three years of Science of Mind coursework with Dr. Kennedy Shultz.