Robert Grudin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Robert Grudin (born 1938) is an American writer and philosopher.


Grudin graduated from Harvard, and earned a Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of California, Berkeley in 1969. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship for 1992-1993. Until 1998 he was a professor of English at the University of Oregon. He has written about many political and philosophical themes including liberty, determinism, and several others.[1]


Grudin is the author of the metafictional novel Book. He also wrote Mighty Opposites: Shakespeare and Renaissance Contrariety, The Grace of Great Things: Creativity and Innovation (finalist for the 1991 Oregon Book Award),[2] On Dialogue: An Essay in Free Thought, Time and the Art of Living, The Most Amazing Thing, and, most recently, American Vulgar: The Politics of Manipulation Versus the Culture of Awareness.[3]




See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Robert Grudin". Foresight Institute. Archived from the original on September 24, 2006. Retrieved 2 April 2011. 
  2. ^
  3. ^ "Design and Truth: Robert Grudin". Yale University Press. Retrieved 2 April 2011. 

External links[edit]