Wolff, Robert P(aul)

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WOLFF, Robert P(aul)

WOLFF, Robert P(aul). American, b. 1933. Genres: Education, Philosophy, Politics/Government, Social commentary. Career: Professor of Afro- American Studies, 1992-; Professor of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1971-; Instructor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1958-61; Asst Professor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1961-63; Visiting Lecturer, Wellesley College, Massachusetts, 1963-64; Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University, NYC, 1964-71. Publications: Kant's Theory of Mental Activity, 1962; (with H. Marcuse and B. Moore) Critique of Pure Tolerance, 1965; The Poverty of Liberalism, 1968; The Ideal of the University, 1969; In Defence of Anarchism, 1970; The Autonomy of Reason, 1973; About Philosophy, 1976, 5th ed., 1992; Understanding Rawls, 1977; Understanding Marx, 1985; Moneybags Must Be So Lucky, 1988. EDITOR: Political Man and Social Man, 1965; Kant: A Collection of Critical Essays, 1967; Kant's Foundations: Text and Commentary, 1968; The Essential Hume, 1969; Ten Great Works of Philosophy, 1969; Philosophy: A Modern Encounter, 1971; The Rule of Law, 1971; Styles of Political Action in America, 1972; 1984 Revisited: Prospects for American Politics, 1973; Introductory Philosophy, 1979. Address: c/o Dept. of Afro-American Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, U.S.A.