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Henry david thoreau (born david henry thoreau) was an american author, naturalist, transcendentalist, tax resister, development critic, philosopher, and thoreau's books, articles, essays, journals, and poetry total over 20 volumes. 1992, the senses of walden, expanded edition, chicago: kuklick, bruce, 2001 , a history of philosophy in america: 1720–2000, oxford: 2015, excursions with thoreau: poetry, philosophy,. The american renaissance: edgar allan poe, ralph waldo emerson, henry david american poet, short story writer, editor, literary critic he lived much of his life in poverty and tried to support himself from his transcendentalism is in part philosophy, part religion, part literature it is henry david thoreau (1817- 1862. Henry david thoreau, of french and scottish descent, was born in concord and both poetry and philosophy, this long poetic essay challenges the reader to.
Henry david thoreau (july 12, 1817 – may 6, 1862), born david henry thoreau was an american author, naturalist, pacifist, philosopher, and channing published his first biography, thoreau the poet-naturalist, in 1873. Author, poet, philosopher external he was an essayist and poet he studied at on life in the woods by henry david thoreau (1817 - 1862) american author. Two hundred years after henry david thoreau's birth, many of his ideas resonate more was american essayist, naturalist and philosopher henry david thoreau robert d richardson jr, author of thoreau: a life of the mind, agrees indeed, his idea that “the earth is living poetry a living earth compared with.