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Video: All One Stuff: Emerson's Materialism

April 3, 2019

This talk contradicts the longstanding reading of Emerson as invested in idealism and instead charts his obsession with matter both organic and inorganic, organized and unorganized. By attending to his interest in sciences of life, Branka Arsić reconstructs the geological and botanical theories that led him to formulate a genuinely vitalist ontology; and by outlining his vitalism... Read more about Video: All One Stuff: Emerson's Materialism

Rosalyn R. LaPier

Visiting Professor Helps Organize March for Science

April 6, 2017

Rosalyn LaPier, a Visiting Professor and Research Associate with the Women's Studies in Religion Program, is a member of the steering committee for the March for Science taking place April 22.

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