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Hypatia 16.2 (2001) 143-145

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Ingrid Bartsch is Assistant Professor of Women's Studies at the University of South Florida. Her academic background is in the natural sciences but her current teaching research is on gender and science and on the relationship between women, gender, and the environment. She has recently published essays and reviews in Women's Studies Quarterly, Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, Hypatia, Intertexts, Interdisciplinary Environmental Review and Organization & Environment and is a co-editor for an anthology entitled The Gender and Science Reader. (

Cheshire Calhoun is Professor of Philosophy at Colby College, Waterville, Maine. She is the author of Feminism, the Family, and the Politics of the Closet: Lesbian and Gay Displacement and she is the coeditor of What is an Emotion? She works mainly in ethics and lesbian and gay studies.

Jane Caputi is Professor of Women's Studies and Communications at Florida Atlantic University. She is the author of The Age of Sex Crime and Gossips, Gorgons, and Crones: The Fates of the Earth. She also collaborated with Mary Daly on Websters' First New Intergalactic Wickedary of the English Language. Currently, she is working on a new book: Cunctipotence: On Female Potency and Possibility. (

Renee Heberle is Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of Toledo. She has published essays on feminist epistemology, sexual violence, and gender and the death penalty. She is working on a book project that will bring feminist and postmodern theory to bear in interpreting various forms of state and civil violence at the turn of the twenty-first century. (

Amy Hollywood teaches in the Religion Department at Dartmouth College. She is the author of The Soul as Virgin Wife: Mechthild of Magdeburg, Marguerite Porete, and Meister Eckhart (1995) and is currently completing a book manuscript, Sensible Ecstasy: Mysticism and Sexual Difference in Twentieth-Century French Thought. (

Patricia S. Mann is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Hofstra University. Her writing and teaching focus on various problems within contemporary social and political philosophy, including feminist theory, medical ethics, and theoretical issues of postmodernity. She is the author of Micro-Politics: Agency in a Postfeminist Era (1994) and numerous articles. She is working on a book entitled Desiring the Twenty-First Century. (

Rita Manning is a Professor of Philosophy at San Jose State University. She is the author of Speaking From the Heart: a Feminist Perspective on Ethics, and the co-editor (with Rene Trujillo) of Social Justice in a Diverse Society. In addition, she has published numerous articles on a wide range of topics. (

Linda Nicholson is the Susan E. and William P. Stiritz Distinguished Professor of Women's Studies and Professor of History at Washington University in St. Louis. She is the author of The Play of Reason: From the Modern to the Postmodern (1998) and Gender and History: The Limits of Social Theory in the Age of the Family (1986), editor of The Second Wave: Readings in Feminist Theory (1997) and Feminism/Postmodernism (1990), and co-editor of Social Postmodernism (1995). She has edited the book series "Thinking Gender" with Routledge Press. At present she is at work on a new book, Identity, Before and After Identity Politics. (

Noƫlle Mcafee is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and the associate editor of the Kettering Review, a journal of political thought published by the Kettering Foundation. She specializes in social and political philosophy, feminist theory, and twentieth century continental philosophy. She combines her philosophic research with investigations in the public sphere, including new experiments in deliberative democratic theory being conducted around the globe. She is the author of Habermas, Kristeva, and Citizenship (2000) and the co-editor of Standing with the Public: The Humanities and Democratic Practice (1997). She is beginning a new book on feminism and process philosophy. (

Dorothea Olkowski is Professor and Co-Chair of the Department of Philosophy at the...


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