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Wolff, Robert Paul

Overview
Works: 97 works in 603 publications in 6 languages and 17,930 library holdings
Genres: Introductions  Essays  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Abstracts  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Other, Contributor
Classifications: B2766.E6, 171
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Most widely held works by Robert Paul Wolff
About philosophy by Robert Paul Wolff( Book )

35 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in English and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven sections on contemporary applications of philosophy are written to be used in conjunction with videotapes provided by ABC News and Prentice Hall. Includes a special section on how to write a philosophy paper. This new edition text includes an extended section on biomedical ethics. Material on black philosophy that was previously isolated to a single chapter is now distributed throughout the book
Kant; a collection of critical essays by Robert Paul Wolff( Book )

38 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and German and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critique of pure tolerance by Robert Paul Wolff( Book )

33 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and French and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding Rawls : a reconstruction and critique of A theory of justice by Robert Paul Wolff( Book )

35 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In defense of anarchism by Robert Paul Wolff( Book )

50 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ideal of the university by Robert Paul Wolff( Book )

35 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, originally published in 1969, presents a comprehensive analysis of the rationale, principles, and presuppositions that make contemporary universities what they are. It proposes that literature, art, and philosophy embody a promise of gratification that engenders a negative critique of the social and cultural status quo, and that the rationale for the liberal arts university is society's need for a reservoir of critical thinking that is the motor of social, economic, and political progress. The book begins with four carefully delineated models of a university. After analyzing such controversial issues as the role of grading in the university and the "myth" of value neutrality, the writer turns to the question of how the university should be governed. He argues for a radical reconstruction based on a "social contract" that would place ultimate authority in the hands of the faculty and students. The book concludes with a series of "practical proposals for utopian reform," including such provocative recommendations as a variable-length, ungraded undergraduate program and elimination of the Ph. D. degree. Contains an index. (Glr)
The poverty of liberalism by Robert Paul Wolff( Book )

25 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding Marx : a reconstruction and critique of Capital by Robert Paul Wolff( Book )

26 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kant's theory of mental activity; a commentary on the transcendental analytic of the Critique of pure reason by Robert Paul Wolff( Book )

33 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and French and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rule of law by Robert Paul Wolff( Book )

8 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophy : a modern encounter by Robert Paul Wolff( Book )

17 editions published between 1971 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autonomy of reason : a commentary on Kant's Groundwork of the metaphysic of morals by Robert Paul Wolff( Book )

24 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and German and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political man and social man; readings in political philosophy by Robert Paul Wolff( Book )

14 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kant on the foundation of morality; a modern version of the Grundlegung by Immanuel Kant( Book )

16 editions published between 1969 and 1995 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Foundations is for the general reader who possesses 'common rational knowledge of morality' but lacks a philosophical theory of it"--Translator's introduction
1984 revisited; prospects for American politics by Robert Paul Wolff( Book )

11 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Styles of political action in America by Robert Paul Wolff( Book )

8 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moneybags must be so lucky : on the literary structure of Capital by Robert Paul Wolff( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karl Marx's great work, Capital, has intrigued and puzzled readers for more than a century by its mystifyingly intricate arguments and dramatic literary embellishments. In this book, Robert Paul Wolff dispels much of the mystery surrounding Capital by providing a literary-philosophical analysis of the text and of Marx's intentions. Writing in a lively, satirical, sometimes comical style that echoes Marx's own use of language, Wolff shows that Marx was at the very same time and in the very same texts a brilliant theoretical economist and a powerfully imaginative writer and that he deliberately forged an ironic voice in Capital in order to better communicate his theoretical arguments
Ten great works of philosophy by Robert Paul Wolff( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ranges from the ancient Greece to nineteenth-century America
Kritik der reinen Toleranz by Robert Paul Wolff( Book )

41 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in German and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential David Hume by David Hume( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Hume (1711-76) is the most important philosopher ever to have written in English. Although best known for his contributions to epistemology, metaphysics, and the philosophy of religion, Hume also made substantial and influential contributions to psychology and the philosophy of mind, ethics, the philosophy of science, political and economic theory, political and social history, and, to a lesser extent, aesthetic and literary theory. Of all of Hume's writings, the philosophically most profound is undoubtedly his first, "A Treatise on Human Nature." "Hume on Morality" introduces and assesses: Hume's life and the background of the "Treatise"; the ideas and text in the "Treatise"; and Hume's continuing importance to philosophy
 
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Alternative Names
Robert Paul Wolff American political philosopher

Robert Paul Wolff Amerikaans filosoof

Robert Paul Wolff US-amerikanischer politischer Philosoph

Robert Paul Wolff usona politika filozofo

Wolff, Robert P.

Wolff, Robert P. 1933-

Ρόμπερτ Πολ Βολφ αμερικάνος πολιτικός φιλόσοφος

וולף, רוברט פול 1933-

ウォルフ, R. P

ウルフ, ロバート・ポール

羅伯特·保羅·沃爾夫

Languages
English (412)

German (53)

Spanish (8)

French (2)

Chinese (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
Understanding Rawls : a reconstruction and critique of A theory of justiceIn defense of anarchismThe ideal of the universityMoneybags must be so lucky : on the literary structure of CapitalTen great works of philosophy