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Philosophy AmericanaMaking Philosophy at Home in American Culture$
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Douglas R. Anderson

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780823225507

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011

DOI: 10.5422/fso/9780823225507.001.0001

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Wilderness as Philosophical Home

Wilderness as Philosophical Home

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(p.50) Three Wilderness as Philosophical Home
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Philosophy Americana
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Douglas R. Anderson

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823225507.003.0004

This chapter discusses Henry Bugbee's thoughts on wilderness that was influenced by Gabriel Marcel, who was much indebted to the work of Josiah Royce. Wilderness is where people always find themselves and where they are inevitably in the process of finding themselves. Bugbee sees human philosophical activity as an ongoing experiment to make ourselves at home in this wilderness. In his essay entitled The Inward Morning, which he subtitles A Philosophical Exploration, Bugbee notes a recurrent experience that faces all philosophical inquirers.

Keywords:   wilderness, Henry Bugbee, Gabriel Marcel, Josiah Royce, The Inward Morning

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