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Hypatia 20.3 (2005) 238-240

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Susan Babbitt teaches philosophy and development studies at Queen's University. She is the author of two books, Impossible Dreams: Rationality, Integrity and Moral Imagination (1996), and Artless Integrity (2001); and coeditor (with Sue Campbell) of Racism and Philosophy (1999). Her forthcoming book is titled Philosophy, Freedom and the Disappeared Continent: The Case of Cuba in Development Ethics. (

Alison Bailey is an Associate Professor in the Philosophy Department and Acting Director of the Women's Studies Program at Illinois State University. Her philosophical interests have been largely motivated by issues of social justice. She is author of Posterity and Strategic Policy: A Moral Assessment of U.S. Strategic Weapons Options (1989) and coeditor of Community, Diversity and Difference: Implications for Peace (2002). Her research of race privilege and resistance has appeared in Hypatia, The Journal of Social Philosophy, Whiteness: Feminist Philosophical Narratives, and Feminist Ethics Revisited. She has a current research interest in the work of María Lugones and the epistemologies of ignorance. She will be coediting a special issue of Hypatia on race, sexuality, and reproduction with Jacqueline Zita. She is an enthusiastic practitioner of Iyengar yoga. (

Lawrie Balfour is Assistant Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia. She is the author of The Evidence of Things Not Said: James Baldwin and the Promise of American Democracy (2001). Her articles on race and political theory have appeared in edited collections and in several journals, including Political Theory and the American Political Science Review. She is currently a fellow at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, where she is working on a book on the political thought of W.E.B. Du Bois. (

Paul Benson is Professor of Philosophy and Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Dayton. He works in the areas of ethics, action theory, and social philosophy and has published widely on autonomy, free agency, moral responsibility, and oppressive socialization. He is completing a book manuscript titled Answering for Ourselves: The Place of Self-Worth in Free Agency. (

Rachel Burgess has taught in the Writing Program at Syracuse University. She currently teaches in the English and Gender Studies Departments at Boise State University.

Daniel Engster is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Texas. He has previously published articles on care ethics, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Michele de Montaigne, as well as a book on early modern state theory entitled Divine [End Page 238] Sovereignty. He is currently completing a book on care ethics entitled The Heart of Justice. (

April Flakne is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at The New College of Florida. She has written articles on Arendt, Aristotle, Heidegger, and the contributions of phenomenology to contemporary political philosophy. She is currently working on a book titled Common Sense and Critique. (

Marguerite La Caze is an Australian Research Fellow in Philosophy at The University of Queensland. Her publications include The Analytic Imaginary (2002) and Integrity and the Fragile Self, coauthored with Damian Cox and Michael Levine (2003). She is currently working on a major project titled "Wonder and Generosity as Guides to the Ethics and Politics of Respect for Difference" and a project on the recent work of Michèle Le Dœuff. (

Mary Briody Mahowald is Professor Emerita, University of Chicago, and Visiting Professor, Stanford University. Her books include Philosophy of Woman: Classical to Current Concepts (3rd ed., 1994), Women and Children in Health Care: An Unequal Majority (1996), Disability, Difference, Discrimination (co-authored with Anita Silvers and David Wasserman, 1999) and Genes, Women, Equality (2000). She is currently working on a book on bioethical issues for women across our life span. (

Mary Kate Mcgowan is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Wellesley College. Her main areas of research are metaphysics, philosophy of language, and feminist uses of philosophy of language. Currently she is thinking about various plausible ways to deny metaphysical realism as well as how speech...


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