Rarely is a blog sufficient to get someone a mention on the Cat Lover's Almanac, but in this case, it and a cat, suffice. I put this carefully since I have not read any of Robert Paul Wolff's books, but what stands out from his blog, mainly on his philosophic life, is a charismatic clarity which is nice in the way drinking with friends in a pub can be.
Wolff was at Harvard in the 1950s and taught at the University of Massachusetts (Amherst) for many years. He and his second wife, Susie, have a condo in Chapel Hill and an apartment in Paris. And had a cat named Murray. Of this cat he wrote " It is difficult to believe that two seventy-eight year olds invest so much emotion in an 8 1/2 pound cat."
He has written many books, like Kant's Theory Of Mental Activity (1963). I quote from his blog: "Marx observed correctly that capitalism is the most revolutionary force ever loosed upon the world." So it is nothing about his ideas that I admire; it must be the details of a philosophic life that enchants me. And his prose.