One of the great masters of the art of simple living.
“There’s this idea that philosophy can blend into memoir and that, ideally, philosophy, at its best, is to help us through the business of living with people, within communities. This is a point that Thoreau’s Walden gave to me, as a writer, and why I consider it so valuable for today.”
John Kaag, Philosopher
“The book that we love as Walden began in the journal entries that he wrote starting with his first day at the pond.”
Henry David Thoreau
Laura Dassow Walls, Biographer
“In 1845 the American naturalist went out to live in the woods of Western Massachusetts. Thoreau was one of the great masters of the art of simple living.”
The Art of Living
Roman Krznaric, Philosopher
“He discusses how the original ideals that America was founded on were being compromised, and how massive industrial interests were starting to dominate.”
Donna Dickenson, Philosopher
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