The Conduct of Life is among the gems of Ralph Waldo Emerson's mature works. First published in the year of Abraham Lincoln's election as president, this work discusses the questions of human freedom. The book is a classic of American philosophy and literature. Includes observations on fate, power, wealth, culture, behavior, worship, beauty, illusions, and life in general. Newly designed and typeset in a modern 6-by-9-inch format by Waking Lion Press.