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Robert Ginsberg

Professor Emeritus of Philosophy & Comparative Literature

Penn State Deleware County
Office Phone: (610) 892-1424

Education:

  1. B.A., University of Chicago
  2. M.A., University of Chicago
  3. Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Biography:

Areas of Specialization

  • Value inquiry
  • Social and political philosophy
  • Aesthetics
  • Philosophy of the Enlightenment

Recent Courses

  • PHIL 9: Philosophy, Race, and Diversity
  • PHIL 435: The Interrelation of Science, Philosophy, and Religion

Recent Publications

  • Criticism and Theory in the Arts (Paris, France: Parnassus Publications, 1963), 4 + 81 pp., 8 chs. 2nd printing 1968.
  • A Casebook on the Declaration of Independence (New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1967), 11 + 289 pp., 26 chs. Illustrated. 2nd printing 1971.
  • The Critique of War: Contemporary Philosophical Explorations (Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1969), 24 + 360 pp., 18 chs. 2nd printing 1970.
  • Welcome to Philosophy! A Handbook for Students (San Francisco: Freeman, Cooper & Company, 1977), 176 pp.
  • Gustav Vigeland: A Case Study in Art and Culture (Notre Dame, IN: The Foundations Press, 1984), 6 + 85 pp. Illustrated.
  • The Philosopher as Writer: The Eighteenth Century (Selinsgrove, PA: Susquehanna University Press; Toronto, Canada: Associated University Presses; London, England, UK: Associated University Presses, 1987), 245 pp., 9 Chs.