potamology


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potamology

[‚päd·ə′mäl·ə·jē]
(hydrology)
The scientific study of rivers.
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By considering the peculiar concept of "abandonment" in Ralph Waldo Emerson's writings--a consideration facilitated by the recently completed Harvard University edition of his works--I hope to open a different channel of interest in Transdisciplinarity, gain a different perspective on nineteenth century Transcendentalism, and outline some of the principles of Textual Potamology.
of the key principles, methods, and goals of Textual Potamology.
By combining fieldwork on the present river with other research about the area, I see Textual Potamology in this case as a potential means of "daylighting" the river.