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Hypatia 17.1 (2002) 231-235

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Katherine Adams is Assistant Professor of English at University of Tulsa. She works in literary criticism, feminist theory and cultural studies. She is currently writing a book about the political meanings generated by representations of privacy in nineteenth-century American life writing. (

Amy R. Baehr is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Moravian College, where she teaches feminist philosophy, philosophy of law, and political theory. She has published articles on feminist conceptions of justice, and is currently writing on a liberal feminist approach to hate crime legislation. She is also editing a collection of essays tentatively entitled Varieties of Feminist Liberalism. (

Elizabeth Brake is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Calgary. She received her Ph.D. from the University of St. Andrews in 1999. Her areas of research interest include ethics, political philosophy, and feminism. She has published articles on Hegel's account of marriage, the feminism of Catharine MacKinnon, and the novels of Henry James. (

Claudia Card is Emma Goldman Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin, where she also has teaching affiliations with Women's Studies and Environmental Studies. She is the author of The Atrocity Paradigm: A Theory of Evil (forthcoming, Oxford ca 2002), The Unnatural Lottery (1996), and Lesbian Choices (1995). She has edited several books, including On Feminist Ethics and Politics (1999). She is currently editing the Cambridge Companion to Simone de Beauvoir. (

Lorraine Code is Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Philosophy at York University in Toronto, and cross-appointed to the Graduate Programs in Social and Political Thought, and in Women's Studies. She has published Epistemic Responsibility (1987), What Can She Know? Feminist Theory And The Construction Of Knowledge (1991), and Rhetorical Spaces: Essays On (Gendered) Locations (1995) and is General Editor of the Routledge Encyclopedia of Feminist Theories (2000). She is currently writing a book with the working title Responsible Knowings, Ecological Imaginings And The Politics Of Epistemic Location, and is editing the volume Feminist Interpretations of Hans-Georg Gadamer for the Rereading the Canon series. (

Vrinda Dalmiya is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Hawaii, Manoa. She has also taught at the Montana State University and the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi, India. She is currently working in the areas of epistemology, care ethics, and environmental ethics. (

Paula Findlen is Professor of History and Director of the Science, Technology and Society Program at Stanford University. She is the author of Possessing Nature: Museums, Collecting, and Scientific Culture in Early Modern Italy (1994) and (with Pamela H. Smith, eds.), Merchants and Marvels: Commerce, Science, and Art in Early Modern Europe (2001). Currently she is finishing a book entitled The Woman Who Understood Newton: Laura Bassi and Her World.

Jay Gallagher teaches philosophy at California State University, Chico. She received her doctorate in philosophy from the University of California at Davis. She has written several spirited defenses of Mae West as a feminist aphorist, countering the Foucauldian claim that the eruption of desire into discourse began with deSade. She has an M.A. in psychology, and is especially interested in what clashing epistemological frameworks reveal about the psycho-political underpinnings of culture. She is currently working on a book entitled Thymos: The Will in History. (

Kathryn Paxton George is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Idaho, where she teaches philosophy of science and ethics in science. She is the author of Animal, Vegetable, or Woman? A Feminist Critique of Ethical Vegetarianism (2000).

Barbara Houston is Professor of Education at the University of New Hampshire. Her main areas of research are feminist ethics, philosophy of education, and moral psychology. She is coauthor of The Gender Question in Education (1996). (

Xinyan Jiang is Assistant Professor in Philosophy at the University of Redlands. She received a B.A. and M.A. in philosophy from Beijing University (Peking University), and a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Cincinnati. She has published...


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