R. Buckminster Fuller: A 20th Century Philosopher

by Kirby Urner
Originally posted: May 11, 1998
Last updated: June 19, 2000
Copied to Medium: December 11, 2022

R. Buckminster Fuller (b. July 12, 1895, d. July 1, 1983) is perhaps most easily pigeon-holed as the last of the New England Transcendentalists, although Fuller himself always resisted being pigeon-holed.

His philosophy is centered around the human potential to overcome whatever “reflex conditioning” might have entrapped our humanity in…



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