In his early essay "Nature" Emerson lays the foundation of the Transcendentalist or Romantic movement in America. Key is his "transparent eyeball" passage, where "eye" refers to the human role in Nature, i.e. creatively perceiving or knowing Nature. Man is Nature knowing itself
Keywords Ralph Waldo Emerson  American philosophy  perception
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