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Sheldon S. Wolin

AKA Sheldon Sanford Wolin

Born: 4-Aug-1922
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 21-Oct-2015
Location of death: Salem, OR
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Philosopher

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Politics and Vision

Military service: US Army Air Corps (WWII, Lt.)

Wife: Emily Bond Purvis (m. 27-May-1944)
Daughter: Deborah Olmon

    University: MA, Harvard University (1947)
    University: Magdalen College, Oxford University (1949-50, on a Fulbright)
    University: PhD, Harvard University (1950)
    Teacher: Instructor, Political Science, Northwestern University (1950)
    Professor: Asst. Professor, Oberlin College (1950-54)
    Professor: University of California at Berkeley (1954-70)
    Professor: Politics, Princeton University (1973-87)

    Fulbright 1949
    Rockefeller Fellowship (1954-55)

Author of books:
Politics and Vision: Continuity and Innovation in Western Political Thought (1960, politics)
Hobbes and the Epic Tradition of Political Theory (1970, politics)
The Berkeley Rebellion and Beyond: Essays on Politics and Education in the Technological Society (1970, politics)
The Presence of the Past: Essays on the State and the Constitution (1989, politics)
Tocqueville Between Two Worlds: The Making of a Political and Theoretical Life (2001, biography)
Democracy Incorporated: Managed Democracy and the Specter of Inverted Totalitarianism (2008, politics)

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