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Hypatia 15.2 (2000) 217-219

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Christine Battersby is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Warwick. She is the author of Gender and Genius: Towards a Feminist Aesthetics (1989, 1994) and The Phenomenal Woman: Feminist Metaphysics and the Patterns of Identity (1998). She has also written numerous essays on the female sublime and feminist philosophy. (

Barbara Bolt is a lecturer in Art and Design at the University of Sunshine Coast, Queensland, who is currently completing a Ph.D. in philosophy. She is a practicing artist who has had numerous solo exhibitions and participated in many group shows including the Festival of Perth exhibition, Technics. She has published articles on aesthetics, gender, and representation, and her current research interests include the techno-sublime, reworking philosophical models of light's relation to matter, and the relation between ethics and aesthetics. (

Claire Colebrook is a lecturer at the Centre for Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies at Monash University, Victoria. She has published widely, including articles on Irigaray, Foucault, and feminist ethics. She is co-editor, with Ian Buchanan, of Deleuze and Feminist Theory (1999). (

Catherine Constable is a lecturer in Film Studies at Sheffield Hallam University. She received her Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Warwick. Her doctoral thesis addressed different constructions of Woman as a trope of the surface in postmodern theory, focusing on the films of Marlene Dietrich. She has published on psychoanalysis and feminist film theory, and her articles include "Becoming the Monster's Mother: Morphologies of Identity in the Alien series" in Alien Zone II (1999) and "Making-up the Truth: On Lies, Lipstick and Friedrich Nietzsche" in Fashion Culture (2000). (c.a.

Penelope Deutscher is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the Australian National University, Canberra. She is the author of Yielding Gender: Feminism, Deconstruction and the History of Philosophy (1997), and co-editor, with Kelly Oliver, of Enigmas: Essays on Sarah Kofman (1999). Her most recent articles have appeared in Radical Philosophy and differences. She is guest editor of a forthcoming special issue of Hypatia, "Contemporary French Women Philosophers." (

Rosalyn Diprose is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. She is co-editor of Cartographies: Poststructuralism and the Mapping of Bodies and Spaces (1991), and the author of The Bodies of Women: Ethics, Embodiment and Sexual Difference (1994). She is currently working on a manuscript for a book entitled Corporeal Generosity. (r.diprose@

Robyn Ferrell is Senior Lecturer in philosophy at Macquarie University, Sydney. She is co-editor of Cartographies: Poststructuraliam and the Mapping of Bodies and Spaces (1991), and author of Passion in Theory: Conceptions of Freud and Lacan (1996). She is currently working on a book exploring the ways in which the figure of the copula articulates sexual and intersubjective relations, as well as relations between disciplines such as feminism and philosophy. (

Moira Gatens is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Sydney. Her many publications include Feminism and Philosophy: Perspectives on Difference and Equality (1991), Imaginary Bodies: Ethics, Power and Corporeality (1996), and Collective Imaginings: Spinoza Past and Present (1999), which she co-authored with Genevieve Lloyd. She is co-editor, with Barbara Caine et al., of Australian Feminism: A Companion (1998). (

Susan James is a Reader in Philosophy at Birkbeck College, University of London. She has published widely on seventeenth-century philosophy, political philosophy and feminist philosophy, and is the author of The Content of Social Explanation (1984), Beyond Equality and Difference (1992), and Passion and Action: The Emotions of Early Modern Philosophy (1997). (

Rachel Jones lectures in philosophy at the University of Warwick and Manchester Metropolitan University. She has research interests in feminist aesthetics, Nietzsche, and post-Kantian European philosophy, and her publications include "Foucault's Last Gesture: Untying Death and the Oeuvre" in Dying Words (2000) and "Crystalline...


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