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Hypatia 16.3 (2001) 183-185

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Barbara S. Andrew is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oregon. She has published articles on Beauvoir, Woolf, and Wollstonecraft and is currently working on a manuscript on love and freedom in feminist ethics. She is co-chair (with Eva Feder Kittay) of FEAST (Feminist Ethics and Social Theory). (

Sharon L. Crasnow is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Riverside Community College in Riverside, California. Her interests are primarily in philosophy of science, most particularly, the realism/antirealism debate, feminism in philosophy of science, and the role of values in science. She is currently working on an account of scientific objectivity that would serve as part of a feminist philosophy of science. (

Chris J. Cuomo is Associate Professor of Philosophy and member of the Women's Studies Program at the University of Cincinnati. She is author of Feminism and Ecological Communities: An Ethic of Flourishing (1998) and coeditor, with Kim Q. Hall, of Whiteness: Feminist Philosophical Reflections (1999). She is also an artist, and currently working on a CD recording entitled The Revolution Will Not Be Theorized. (

Ellen K. Feder is Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at American University. Her publications include Derrida and Feminism: Recasting the Question of Woman (with Mary Rawlinson and Emily Zakin), and the special issue of Hypatia on "The Family and Feminist Theory" (guest-edited with Eva Feder Kittay.) Her current projects include a monograph, Disciplining the Family, and, with Eva Feder Kittay, an edited volume, Theoretical Perspectives on Dependency: Consequences for Women and Political Life. (

Susan Hekman teaches political theory and graduate humanities at the University of Texas at Arlington. She has published in the areas of methodology of the social sciences and feminist theory. Her most recent books are Moral Voices/Moral Selves and The Future of Differences. (

Jeanna Moyer currently teaches feminist theory and ethics at Iowa State University. Her interests include ecofeminism and ethical issues raised by recent advances in biotechnology. This article is a refined exerpt from her dissertation, entitled "Kant on Nature, Beauty, and Women," which was written at the University of Kansas. (

Ladelle McWhorter is Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at the University of Richmond, Virginia. She is the author of Bodies and Pleasures: Foucault and the Politics of Sexual Normalization (1999) and of numerous articles on Foucault, sexuality, and feminist theory. She is also the editor of a collection of papers entitled Heidegger and the Earth: Essays in Environmental Philosophy (1992). She is currently reading extensively in critical race theory and the history of race and racism. (

Kelly Oliver is Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at SUNY Stony Brook, where she is currently Chair of the Philosophy Department. She is the author of several books, including Witnessing: Beyond Recognition, Family Values: Subjects Between Nature and Culture, Womanizing Nietzsche, Reading Kristeva, and Subjectivity Without Subjects: From Abject Fathers to Desiring Mothers. (

Mariana Ortega is Associate Professor of Philosophy at John Carroll University, University Heights, Ohio. Her research focuses on questions of self and sociality in existential phenomenology, in particular Heideggerian phenomenology. She is also interested in feminism, multiculturalism, Latin American thought, and philosophy and literature. She is currently working on articles on the Heideggerian conceptions of authenticity/resoluteness and "das Man" and doing research on "epistemic privilege" and critical theory. (

Sarah Pelmas is a post-doctoral fellow in the Rhetoric Department at the University of California, Berkeley.

Rebecca Saunders teaches literary, cultural, and gender theories and late-nineteenth- and twentieth-century European and African literatures at Illinois State University. Her two forthcoming books are entitled At God's Funeral: Lamentation and the Culture of Modernity and The Concept of the Foreign: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue. She is also the author of a number of articles on these topics. (

Charles Scott is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Philosophy at Pennsylvania State University. His most recent book is The...


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