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Hypatia 21.3 (2006) 229-233

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Susan Babbitt received her Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1991 and has taught in the Philosophy Department at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, since 1990. She is author of Impossible Dreams: Rationality, Integrity and Moral Imagination (Westview Press, 1996) and Artless Integrity: Moral Imagination, Agency, and Stories (Rowman and Littlefield, 2001), and coeditor (with Sue Campbell) of Racism and Philosophy (Cornell University Press, 1999). Since 1993, her research has focused on the situation of women in Cuba. She has received a number of research grants for this work and has been taking large groups of students to the University of Havana since 2001. (
Peta Bowden is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Murdoch University, Western Australia. She has published several articles on feminist ethics and the ethics of care, as well as Caring: Gender-Sensitive Ethics (Routledge, 1997). (
Peg Brand is an artist and associate professor of philosophy and women's studies at the Indianapolis campus of Indiana University. Editor of Beauty Matters, she has also coedited Feminism and Tradition in Aesthetics and a special issue of Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy entitled, "Women, Art, and Aesthetics." She is currently working on a book manuscript with accompanying original illustrations entitled Beauty below the Surface: Feminist Visual Parodies. (
Cheshire Calhoun is Charles A. Dana Professor of Philosophy at Colby College. She works at the intersections of ethics, feminist philosophy, and lesbian and gay studies. Her publications include Feminism, the Family, and the Politics of the Closet (Oxford, 2000) and essays on forgiveness, integrity, shame, common decency, and civility. (
Tina Chanter is Professor of Philosophy at DePaul University and author of Ethics of Eros: Irigaray's Rewriting of the Philosophers (Routledge, 1995) and Time, Death, and the Feminine: Levinas with Heidegger (Stanford University Press, 2001). She is also editor of Feminist Interpretations of Emmanuel Levinas (Penn State University Press, 2001) and of the Gender Theory series for SUNY Press. Her book, Abjection: Film and the Constitutive Nature of Difference, is forthcoming with Indiana University Press. She is coeditor of Between Revolt [End Page 229] and Melancholia: Julia Kristeva, forthcoming with SUNY Press. (
Lorraine Code is Distinguished Research Professor of Philosophy at York University in Toronto and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Her new book, Ecological Thinking: The Politics of Epistemic Location, has just been published by Oxford University Press. She is currently working on questions generated by the new epistemologies of ignorance, on knowing across differences, and on developing a moral epistemology sensitive to vulnerability. (
Penelope Deutscher is Associate Professor in Philosophy at Northwestern University. She is the author of Yielding Gender: Feminism, Deconstruction, and the History of Philosophy (Routledge, 1997), A Politics of Impossible Difference: The Later Work of Luce Irigaray (Cornell University Press, 2002), and coeditor (with Kelly Oliver) of Enigmas: Essays on Sarah Kofman (Cornell University Press, 1999) and (with Françoise Collin) of Repenser le politique: l'apport du féminisme (Campagne Première, 2005). She also guest edited a special issue of Hypatia, "Contemporary French Women Philosophers" (2000). (
Sandra Harding teaches philosophy in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA. She is the author or editor of eleven books or journal issues on topics in feminist and postcolonial perspectives on epistemology, philosophy of science, and methodology, including Science and Social Inequality: Feminist and Postcolonial Issues (University of Illinois Press, 2006). She coedited Signs: Journal of Women in Culture in Society from 2000 to 2005. (
Susan Hekman is Professor of Political Science and Director of Graduate Humanities at the University of Texas at Arlington. Her books include Moral Voices, Moral Selves: Carol Gilligan and Feminist Moral Theory (Penn State, 1995), Gender and Knowledge: Elements of a Postmodern Feminism (Northeastern, 1990), The Future of Differences: Truth and Method in Feminist Theory (Polity, 1999). Her most recent book, Identity/Politics: Negotiating Difference is forthcoming from Penn State Press. (
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