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Patrick Amstutz is a research assistant at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) and Paris-III Sorbonne nouvelle. He has published several articles and is finishing a thesis on Pierre Klossowski and latinity.

Peter Canning is a Lacanian analyst practicing in Los Angeles through PLACE (topoi. net), which arranges cartels and seminars in the topology and logic of psychoanalysis. He has taught comparative literature and published on topics including Kafka's dreamwork, Deleuzean "fluidentity," Christian "fabulation," institutional perversion, the subject in the discourse of science, and the analytic (topological) response to generalized delusion (forthcoming). Contact:

Russell Ford is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Elmhurst College. He is the author of several essays and articles on issues in aesthetics and the history of philosophy. In addition, he has recently completed a translation of Pierre Klossowski's Such a Deathly Desire for SUNY Press.

Ian James completed his doctoral research on the fictional and theoretical writings of Pierre Klossowski at the University of Warwick in 1996. Since then he has been a Fellow and Lecturer in French at Downing College, University of Cambridge. He is the author of Pierre Klossowski: The Persistence of a Name (2000) and The Fragmentary Demand: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Jean-Luc Nancy (2006). He is currently completing a book on the writing of Paul Virilio (forthcoming from Routledge, 2007).

Eleanor Kaufman is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and French and Francophone Studies at UCLA and is the author of The Delirium of Praise: Bataille, Blanchot, Deleuze, Foucault, Klossowski (2001) and At Odds with Badiou: Politics, Dialectics, and Religion from Sartre and Deleuze to Lacan and Agamben (forthcoming, Columbia University Press).

Alphonso Lingis is a professor of philosophy at the Pennsylvania State University. Among many other works, he has written The Community of Those Who Have Nothing in Common (1994), The Imperative (1998), Dangerous Emotions (1999), and The First Person Singular (2007).

Tracy McNulty is Associate Professor of Romance Studies and Comparative Literature at Cornell and is the author of The Hostess: Hospitality, Femininity, and the Expropriation of Identity (2006).

Gerald Moore is completing a PhD in the Department of French, University of Cambridge. In addition to publishing on Derrida, Lacan, Nancy, and Deleuze, he has translated Henri Lefebvre's Rhythmanalysis and is currently translating a collection of Lefebvre's political writings for University of Minnesota Press.

Daniel W. Smith teaches in the Department of Philosophy at Purdue University. He is the translator of Pierre Klossowski's Nietzsche and the Vicious Circle (1997) and has published widely on topics in European philosophy. [End Page 1]



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