Southwest Philosophy Review 25 (2):113-147 (2009)

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Joseph Urbas
Université Bordeaux Montaigne
Abstract
Two things have been missing from discussions of Emerson and skepticism. The first—and the most glaring omission, given his precise, unambiguous definition of skepticism as “unbelief in cause and effect” (“Worship”)—is Emerson’s causationism. The second is his view of skepticism as organically related to a wide array of other forms of anti-realism or “romance.” Only the first can explain the second and thereby give us a better sense of how Emerson’s specific response to skepticism as a philosophical problem fits into his broader, resolutely realist vision of the conduct of life.
Keywords Emerson and Skepticism  Emerson's Metaphysics  Emerson and Cavell
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ISBN(s) 0897-2346
DOI 10.5840/swphilreview200925241
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