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A biography about American Transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson is one of many published works by A. Bronson Alcott. He published everything from letters and journals to philosophies on education reform, but the publishing of this praise of Emerson,…

In addition to abstaining from animal products, Alcott was also eco-friendly. He advocated for an Earth-loving lifestyle which was against using manure to enhance soil. Alcott sought to take the pressure off of animals who were forced to perform…

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Bronson Alcott and Ralph Waldo Emerson were not just two of the leading thinkers of the American Transcendentalist movement, but they were also close friends. It was the genius of Emerson that attracted Alcott to Concord, Massachusetts.

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Observations on the Principles and Methods of Infant Instruction was the first standalone work published by A.B. Alcott.

The essay was issued in the form of a pamphlet in 1830 when Alcott was teaching in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Amos Bronson Alcott was born in Wolcott, Connecticut on November 29, 1799.

Alcott educated himself and became one of the leading figures of New England Transcendentalism.

He infused transcendentalist ideas into a conversational style teaching…

Bronson Alcott spent most of his life putting philosophical theories and progressive education principles into the numerous school experiments that he created, namely the briefly successful Temple School in Boston. The next step in the evolution was…
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