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Stanley Cavell

AKA Stanley Louis Goldstein

Born: 1-Sep-1926
Birthplace: Atlanta, GA
Died: 19-Jun-2018
Location of death: Boston, MA
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Philosopher

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Professor of Aesthetics, Harvard

Father: Irving Goldstein
Mother: Fannie Segal
Wife: Marcia Schmid (div.)
Wife: Cathleen Cohen (m. 1967, until his death, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Benjamin
Son: David
Daughter: Rachel

    University: BA Music, University of California at Berkeley (1947)
    University: University of California at Los Angeles
    University: Harvard University
    Professor: University of California at Berkeley (1956-62)
    Professor: Harvard University (1963-97)

    MacArthur Fellowship 1992

Author of books:
Must We Mean what We Say? A Book of Essays (1969)
The Senses of Walden (1972)
The World Viewed: Reflections on the Ontology of Film (1979)
The Claim of Reason: Wittgenstein, Skepticism, Morality, and Tragedy (1979)
Pursuits of Happiness: The Hollywood Comedy of Remarriage (1981)
Disowning Knowledge: In Six Plays of Shakespeare (1987)
In Quest of the Ordinary: Lines of Skepticism and Romanticism (1988)
Themes Out of School: Effects and Causes (1988)
This New Yet Unapproachable America: Lectures After Emerson After Wittgenstein (1989)
Conditions Handsome and Unhandsome: The Constitution of Emersonian Perfectionism (1990)
Contesting Tears: The Hollywood Melodrama of the Unknown Woman (1996)
A Pitch of Philosophy: Autobiographical Exercises (1996)
Emerson's Transcendental Etudes (2003)
Cities of Words: Pedagogical Letters on a Register of the Moral Life (2005)
Philosophy the Day After Tomorrow (2006)

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