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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Now Available: Volumes I, II, III, and IV of the Collected Published and Unpublished Papers.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.

NOW AVAILABLE ON YOUTUBE: LECTURES ON THE THOUGHT OF KARL MARX. To view the lectures, go to YouTube and search for Robert Paul Wolff Marx."




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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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