University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Robert C. Solomon Papers, 1976-2003



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Solomon, Robert C.
Title: Solomon, Robert C., papers
Dates: 1976-2003
Abstract: Robert C. Solomon (1942-2007) was the Quincy Lee Centennial Professor of Business and Philosophy and a Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin. The papers contain literary productions, manuscripts, and page proofs to books authored, edited, or contributed to by Dr. Solomon, among others.
Accession No.: 95-081; 96-224; 99-181; 2000-192; 2003-126
OCLC No.: 965917666
Extent: 7 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Robert C. Solomon was born on September 14, 1942, in Detroit, Michigan. He earned his BA in 1963 from the University of Pennsylvania and PhD in Philosophy in 1967 from the University of Michigan. He taught at Princeton, UCLA, and the University of Pittsburgh, along with serving as visiting professor at University of California, Riverside, and the University of Auckland, before joining the faculty of the University of Texas at Austin in 1972.

Dr. Solomon, the Quincy Lee Centennial Professor of Business and Philosophy and a Distinguished Teaching Professor, authored more than 40 books on ethics, emotions, philosophers, and the history of philosophy. As a consultant he taught a number of courses offered by The Teaching Company, and he appeared in the film Waking Life as a philosophy professor. He was the recipient of a number of teaching awards, and additionally served as president of the International Society for Research on the Emotions from 2000 to 2004. He had also been named president of the Society for Business Ethics.

Professor Robert C. Solomon died on January 2, 2007, in Zurich, Switzerland, while traveling to Rome with his wife Kathleen Higgins.

Source:

In Memoriam: Robert C. Solomon, UT Faculty Council Memorial Resolutions


Scope and Contents

The Robert C. Solomon Papers, 1976-2003, contain literary productions, manuscripts, and page proofs to books authored, edited, or contributed to by Dr. Solomon. Manuscripts of some writings by others, including a manuscript of Reverence, by UT Philosophy Professor Paul Woodruff, can also be found.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

These papers are stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Solomon, Robert C.
Higgins, Kathleen Marie
Flores, Fernando
Woodruff, Paul, 1943-
Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich, 1770-1831
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin. Department of Philosophy
Subjects
Manuscripts.
Proofs (Printing)
Philosophy.
Business ethics.
Places
Austin (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert C. Solomon Papers, 1976-2003, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Ralph Elder, 1995, 2000, and 2003.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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95-081/1 Manuscripts:
In the Spirit of Hegel: A Study of G. W. F. Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit, 1983
The Myth of the Passions, 1981
Introducing the Existentialists: Imaginary Interviews with Sarte, Heidegger, and Camus, 1981
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95-081/2 The Passions, 1976
History and Human Nature, 1979
Love: Emotion, Myth and Metaphor, 1981
In the Spirit of Hegel: A Study of G. W. F. Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit, 1983
Continental Philosophy Since 1750, 1988
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96-224/1 A Short History of Philosophy, 1996
Introduction to Ethics, 1995
The Search for Wisdom, 1997
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2000-192/1 Literary production:
"What Nietzsche Really Said," Robert C. Solomon and Kathleen M. Higgins
Manuscript (typescript), 1999
Galley proof, 2000
"Building Trust," Robert C. Solomon and Fernando Flores
Manuscript (typescript), 1999
"Justice vs. Vengeance: On Law as Expression of Emotion", Robert C. Solomon
Manuscript (typescript), 1997 (article for Susan Bandes, editor, The Passions of Law), 1999
Literary production of others, manuscript (typescript):
"Back to Nature: A Daoist Philosophy of Life," John Patterson, 1994
"Ecce Homo: Nietzsche and the Nature of Philosophy," Nicholas D. More, 1995
"The Ways of Confucianism: Investigations in Chinese Philosophy," David S. Nivison (incomplete), 1995
"Politics and Reconciliation: A Reading of Hegel's Philosophy of Right," Chad McCracken, 1996
"A Tear Is an Intellectual Thing: The Meanings of Emotion," Jerome Neu, 1999
"When Bad Things Happen to Other People," John Portmann, 1999
"Feeling and Imagination," Irving Singer, 1999
"Sex: A Philosophical Primer," Irving Singer, 1999
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2003-126/1 Manuscripts and page proofs:
Reverence, Paul Woodruff, 2001
Interpersonal Communication Ethics, edited by Elaine E. Englehardt, under the general editorship of Robert C. Solomon, ca. 1999
The Blackwell Guide to Continental Philosophy, edited by Robert C. Solomon and David Sherman, 2003
Philosophy and the Emotions, a Reader, edited by Stephen Leighton, 2002
Living With Nietzsche, Robert Solomon, 2003
Spirituality for the Skeptic, Robert Solomon, 2002
Building Trust in Business, Politics, Relationships and Life, Robert C. Solomon and Fernando Flores, 2001
What is an Emotion?, edited by Robert Solomon, 2001
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1999-181/1 Wicked Pleasures: Mediations on the Seven "Deadly Sins", edited by Robert Solomon, 1997
A Better Way to Think About Business: How Personal Integrity Leads to Corporate Success, by Robert Solomon, 1999
An Anatomy of Disgust, by William Ian Miller, 1995
Sex: A Philosophical Investigation, by Irving Singer, 1998
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1999-181/2 Disclosing New Worlds: Entrepreneurship, Democratic Action and the Cultivation of Solidarity, by Charles Spinosa, Hubert Dreyfus, and Fernando Flores, 1997
The Failure of Work, by Al Gini, undated
Death and Philosophy: Reflections on Mortality, edited by Jeff Malphas and Bob Solomon, 1998
The Naked and the Undead: Evil and the Appeal of Horror, by Cynthia Freeland, undated
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1999-181/3 When Bad Things Happen to Other People, undated
The Art of Living: Socratic Reflections from Plato to Foucault, undated
Honest Work, by Joanne B. Ciulla, undated