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Now Available: Volumes I, II, III, and IV of the Collected Published and Unpublished Papers.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

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Saturday, July 4, 2015

BRIEF RESPONSE TO "FORMERLY A WAGE SLAVE"

In a response to my short and somewhat facetious post about the horrendous Greece mess, the frequent commentator with the Internet name "formerlyawageslave" made some remarks about the Czech Republic [where he(?) teaches] that resonated with me.

Some years ago, I had a very nice E-mail message from a student in the Czech Republic who had read my little book, In Defense of Anarchism and had apparently liked it.  He wanted to know what I was currently working on.  I told him that I was studying the thought of Karl Marx, which of course in the United States marked me as a rebellious Lefty.  He was very distressed to learn this, and I heard no more from him.  It was obvious that where he lived, only government tools and other finks studied Marx.  I was clearly not the liberatory author he was hoping for.

There is a lesson here too obvious to require comment.

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