Is Ralph Waldo Emerson's Role In The Transcendentalist Movement

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Ralph Waldo Emerson plays a big role in the Transcendentalist movement that occurred in the USA during the nineteenth century. Transcendentalism was a philosophical movement that is about establishing a personal intuitive communication with god and nature. They think that person can transcend the physical world and unite with the over soul. According to Anderson 'Self-Reliance' argued that intuition is the 'the essence of genius, of virtue, of life.' The transcendentalists believed that the universe was guided by an all-encompassing and vital energy called the 'Over-Soul.' (2008).
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