Coming Soon:

The following books by Robert Paul Wolff are available on Amazon.com as e-books: KANT'S THEORY OF MENTAL ACTIVITY, THE AUTONOMY OF REASON, UNDERSTANDING MARX, UNDERSTANDING RAWLS, THE POVERTY OF LIBERALISM, A LIFE IN THE ACADEMY, MONEYBAGS MUST BE SO LUCKY, AN INTRODUCTION TO THE USE OF FORMAL METHODS IN POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY.
Now Available: Volumes I, II, III, and IV of the Collected Published and Unpublished Papers.

NOW AVAILABLE ON YOUTUBE: LECTURES ON KANT'S CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON. To view the lectures, go to YouTube and search for "Robert Paul Wolff Kant." There they will be.

To contact me about organizing, email me at rpwolff750@gmail.com




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Saturday, June 6, 2009

A HARVARD EDUCATION: A MEMOIR OF THE FIFTIES

Chapter One: Growing Up
http://people.umass.edu/rwolff/memoirchapterone.pdf


In October, 2003, I returned from one of my periodic trips to South Africa to face the fact that in two months, I would turn seventy. This realization triggered in me a frenzied effort to put on paper some of the memories of my early life. In a month, I had written a book length memoir of my first twenty-seven years. I called it A Harvard Education: A Memoir of the Fifties. Starting today, I shall post the chapters of the memoir seriatum.

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