Ralph Waldo Emerson
#176 Overall Influence

Ralph Waldo Emerson

American philosopher, essayist, and poet

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Ralph Waldo Emerson , who went by his middle name Waldo, was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States.

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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#80 World Rank #16 USA Rank
Literature
#91 World Rank #20 USA Rank
Philosophy