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"The Wisest American" and the Wisdom Tradition

  • The College of William & Mary To Be Announced Williamsburg, Virginia 23185 (map)

Through the formative century of American letters, Ralph Waldo Emerson was "the wisest American.” This course will seek to recover the wisdom of the "Sage of Concord" as a means of bringing America's larger wisdom tradition into focus, from the founding period to the closing of the western frontier.
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Earlier Event: May 2
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Later Event: May 9
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