Amos Bronson Alcott (philosopher)
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Who is Amos Bronson Alcott?
Amos Bronson Alcott was an American teacher, writer, philosopher, and reformer. As an educator, Alcott pioneered new ways of interacting with young students, focusing on a conversational style, and avoided traditional punishment. He hoped to perfect the human spirit and, to that end, advocated a vegan diet before the term was coined. He was also an abolitionist and an advocate for women's rights.
- also known as Amos B Alcott, A. Bronson Alcott
- born on (215 years ago) in Wolcott, child of Joseph Chatfield Alcott and Anna Bronson Alcott
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Writer, philosopher, educator, activist
- Marriage with Abby May Alcott
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- died on (127 years ago) in Boston
- written works: "Notes of Conversations, 1848-1875", "Ralph Waldo Emerson", "Sonnets And Canzonets", "Conversations With Children on the Gospel", "Concord Days", "Concord Lectures on Philosophy"
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