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Now Available: Volumes I, II, III, and IV of the Collected Published and Unpublished Papers.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

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Thursday, May 26, 2011

BELATED THANKS

My old friend, classmate, apartment mate, and colleague, the distinguished Harvard philosopher Charles Parsons, has sent me a number of lengthy, detailed, and often fascinating comments on and corrections to my autobiography. Some of his corrections I have already inserted into the text, but many of them I have not yet attended to, laggard that I am. I just wanted to acknowledge publicly all the effort he has put into these comments and corrigenda. In my autobiography, I joked that I and the other graduate students in philosophy back in the middle fifties were so in awe of Charles' seemingly encyclopedic command of facts [something of a secondary talent with him, since his principal claim to our admiration was his intelligence] that we finally adopted the pragmatic epistemic principle that if Charles did not know it, then it was not known. I have on occasion flattered myself that I have a good memory, but in this as in much else, Charles puts me to shame.

Thank you, Charles.

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