The guiding principle of transcendentalism is the belief that people are at their best when they are self-reliant and independent. They believed that we should seek to improve our lives by turning away from facts and should embrace ideas and imagination.
Transcendentalists also believe that we should focus on moral actions and rejoice in their goodness and that we should connect to nature and contemplate beauty.
This form values the individual's perspective on the world
Transcendentalists value spiritual growth. Transcendentalism's core belief is the inherent goodness in man and nature.
Emotions and experience are connected.
Cuz he is
using nature as a teacher
Transcendentalists encourage people to look beyond what is visible. To transcend or move beyond the mundane is to become what people are supposed to be.