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Hypatia 19.3 (2004) 240-243

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Linda Martín Alcoff is Professor of Philosophy, Political Science, and Women's Studies at Syracuse University. Her books include Feminist Epistemologies, coedited with Elizabeth Potter; Real Knowing: New Versions of the Coherence Theory of Knowledge; Epistemology: The Big Questions; Thinking From the Underside of History, coedited with Eduardo Mendieta; and Singing in the Fire: Stories of Women in Philosophy. Visible Identities: Race, Gender and the Self is forthcoming with Oxford University Press. (
Debra Bergoffen is Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at George Mason University. She is the author of The Philosophy of Simone de Beauvoir: Gendered Phenomenologies, Erotic Generosities (SUNY Press, 1997). She coedited Continental and Postmodern Perspectives in the Philosophy of Science (Avebury, 1995), and two volumes of essays selected from SPEP meetings. Her work appears regularly in journals and anthologies. Two of her more recent essays are "Mourning the Autonomous Body" and "Failed Friendships, Forgotten Genealogies: Simone de Beauvoir and Luce Irigaray." (
Ann Ferguson is a feminist philosopher who is Professor of Women's Studies and Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She has written two books and numerous articles in feminist theory, ethics, and politics. The books are: Blood at the Root: Motherhood, Sexuality and Male Dominance (Pandora\Unwin Hyman, 1989), and Sexual Democracy: Women, Oppression and Revolution (Westview, 1991). She also coedited a book in feminist ethics with Bat-Ami Bar On, Daring to be Good: Feminist Essays in Ethico-Politics (Routledge, 1998). (
Heidi Grasswick is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Middlebury College in Vermont. She also teaches in the Women's and Gender Studies and the Environmental Studies programs at Middlebury. Her Ph.D. is from the University of Minnesota, and her primary areas of research are feminist epistemology, social epistemology, and connections between epistemology and ethics. (
Karen Green is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, where she teaches, among other things, courses on feminism and Sartre. She is the author of The Woman of Reason: Feminism, Humanism and Political Thought (1995) and Dummett: Philosophy of Language (2001). She has published numerous articles in philosophical and feminist [End Page 240] journals. Currently she is working on the history of women's political thought with particular reference to Christine de Pizan. (
Rachel Hall is a doctoral candidate in Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her scholarship explores the relationship between fear and desire in visual culture and popular discourse in the United States, with particular attention to issues of gender, class, race, and sexuality. Her dissertation is a cultural history of the wanted poster, entitled "Danger and desire: A cultural study of the wanted poster in U.S. history." She recently collaborated with Della Pollock on a photo essay on the intimacy between tenderness and violence in the performance of gender, published in Theatre Annual: A Journal of Performance Studies. (
Mary Briody Mahowald is Professor at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and The College. She is the author of Women and Children in Health Care: An Unequal Majority (1996) and Genes, Women, Equality (2000); coauthor of Disability, Difference, Discrimination: Perspectives on Justice in Bioethics and Public Policy (1998); editor of Philosophy of Women: Classical to Current Concepts (3rd ed., 1994); and coeditor of Genetics in the Clinic: Clinical, Ethical, and Social Implications for Primary Care (2001). She is currently working on a book that addresses health care for women across the lifespan, tentatively titled Obgynethics. (
Alison Martin is a Leverhulme Special Fellow in the Department of French, University of Nottingham, working on a book entitled Natality and the Social Condition. Her publications include Luce Irigaray and the Question of the Divine (Maney Publishing for the MHRA, 2000) and two translations of books by Irigaray: Je, Tu, Nous: Toward a Culture of Difference (Routledge, 1992), and I Love to You (Routledge, 1996). (
Ladelle Mcwhorter is Professor of Philosophy...


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