The Metaphysical Club

metaphysicalThe Metaphysical Club: A History of Ideas in America
by Louis Menand
2002 / 546 pages
rating 10 – US history

I read this when it first came out in paperback and totally loved it.  I was prime reader for it though,  being a history major and having taken ”Cultural and Intellectual History of the US”  1 and 2  at uni.   They were wonderful classes and I remember some of our texts to this day.   Had Menand’s book been published then (or were the course taught today) it would have fit perfectly and I’m sure we would have been assigned several readings from it.   There was a LOT on Transcendentalism and the Pragmatists (and much more).   >>>>MORE>>>> 

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