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Hypatia 18.3 (2003) 246-249

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Christa Davis Acampora is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Hunter College of the City University of New York. She is the coeditor of the forthcoming A Nietzschean Bestiary: Animality Beyond Docile and Brutal (2003), and author of numerous articles on Nietzsche. Her other research projects include a manuscript on the relation between imagination and social and political philosophy, several articles on aesthetics and philosophy of sport, and a book on Nietzsche's conception of competition. (

Katy Gray Brown, a Missouri Cherokee, lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has been employed as a renovation carpenter, union organizer, retail worker, and urban studies teacher. She is a member of the American Indian Philosophical Association, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, and Concerned Philosophers for Peace. She has a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Minnesota, and currently teaches philosophy at the University of Saint Thomas. (

Susan Babbit teaches Philosophy and Development Studies at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. Her most recent book is Artless Integrity: Moral Imagination, Agency and Stories (2001). She is currently engaged in two research projects on women and development in Cuba and takes groups of students to the University of Havana each year. She is finishing a book entitled Philosophy, Freedom and the Disappeared Continent. (

Wendy A. Burns-Ardolino is ABD in the Cultural Studies Doctoral Program at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Her dissertation, Shaping Female Bodies: The Role of Foundation Garments in the Construction of Femininity and Female Subjectivity (1930-Present), examines the corporate, cultural, and individual practices and meanings of women's experiences with foundationwear and explores the history and the meaning of these garments within the changing social context of the lives of American women while asking how foundation garments work for and/or against women as mechanisms of rebellion, protection, and subordination. Her research cuts across the fields of feminist theory, body studies, political economy and globalization. With a double B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science and an M.A. in English she teaches interdisciplinary courses in Women's Studies, Research and Methods, Literature and Composition. ( [End Page 246]

Maria Cimitile is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Grand Valley State University. Her areas of research include feminist theory, continental philosophy, and psychoanalysis. She is currently writing a book on language in Irigaray and the later Heidegger. (

Andrew I. Cohen is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oklahoma. He has published on Hobbesian political theory and theories of rights. His recent research focuses on the ethics of friendship, democratic theory, and environmental philosophy. (

Lisa Cosgrove is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Counseling and School Psychology at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, and she is currently a Fellow in the William Joiner Center for the Study of War and its Social Consequences. She has published articles and book chapters on feminist research methods, the implications of postmodern theory for feminist research and practice, community psychology, and treating children and families with PTSD. Dr. Cosgrove is coeditor, with Dr. Paula Caplan, of the book Bias in Psychiatric Diagnosis (forthcoming). (

Michele Dumont is a professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at Mount St. Mary's College in Los Angeles. She received her Ph.D. at Boston University. She spent two summers and a sabbatical semester studying with Carol Gilligan at Harvard University. She has written on and given talks on Gilligan's conception of two moral voices. She did a sabbatical semester at the University of California Los Angeles studying Chicana/o philosophy and is planning a sabbatical studying the conceptual role of women in Chinese philosophy.

Ross Eddington is not currently affiliated with any academic institution. He has taught Politics and Peace Studies both at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia; and the University of New England, Armidale, Australia. He currently is living and working in Rome, and maintains an active interest in political theory through private research. (


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