July 20, 2007

On Emerson's "Self-Reliance"

Maybe after close reading we could stipulate: every sentence of this amazing central essay deserves to be underlined or highlighted. Emerson is unceasing, relentless… and...| More
July 18, 2007

Emerson Discussion Schedule

The Emerson Discussion group continues! Here is Potter’s schedule for the rest of the summer: Self-Reliance, July 20 Compensation, July 27 Spiritual Laws, August 3...| More
July 13, 2007

On Emerson and Emerson’s History

Whether we actually complete both series or not, the point is the start, the initiative is all, what Susan Sontag called “the beginning mind.” In...| More
July 4, 2006

Emerson Redux

Nothing says the 4th of July like Ralph Waldo Emerson, that's what we maintain at Open Source. So while you enjoy your barbecues and fireworks...| More
July 4, 2005

Oh Yeah. Emerson.

24 MB MP3 So David has been laboring mightily for two weeks now to give us all the day off today. He did this by...| More
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