18: Peter Wirzbicki

Peter Wirzbicki, historian and Walt Whitman buff, joins me to talk about authenticity, Transcendentalism, and its relationship to the American anti-slavery movement.

Peter Wirzbicki, historian and Walt Whitman buff, joins me to talk about authenticity, Transcendentalism, and its relationship to the American anti-slavery movement.

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GUEST LINKS
Peter's Aeon article: 'Ralph Waldo Emerson would really hate your Twitter feed'
Peter's book: 'Fighting for the Higher Law' (Amazon)
Peter's Twitter:
@peterw536
Peter's website:
peterwirzbicki.com

THINGS WE MENTIONED
Whig Party, Cotton Whigs
Transcendentalism
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Margaret Fuller
Wendell Phillips
William Seward
The Higher Law
Thomas Jefferson and slavery
John Witherspoon
Henry Ford and antisemitism

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