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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Now Available: Volumes I, II, III, and IV of the Collected Published and Unpublished Papers.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, April 27, 2019

CAUTIONARY NOTE


All of us are being counseled by our betters to suck it up, stop whining, and get on board for Uncle Joe because he is our best bet, perhaps our only bet, to beat Trump.  It is worth reading this from Josh Marshall’s TPM before we take the pledge.

3 comments:

A. Cameron said...

The article appears to be behind a paywall. Perhaps you might share the main takeaways here?

jgkess@cfl.rr.com said...

If Joe Biden wins the primaries, and I hope he doesn't, he had better pick a surpassingly, and surpassingly obvious, omni-competent running-mate. Poor Joe, in and of himself, and at the age of 77, does not inspire confidence---just as Professor Wolff, at the age of 85, DOES.

Robert Paul Wolff said...

Bless you for that, but I am painfully conscious that I have, as they say in baseball, lost a step. [It is said that late in his career, Joe DiMaggio, early in a game, would put all his energy into uncorking a throw from center field to the plate, to discourage base runners from taking an extra base on his arm, aware that later in the game he would be unable to make that throw.]