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Hypatia 18.1 (2003) 232-235

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Bat-Ami Bar On teaches Philosophy at Binghamton University (SUNY). Her primary theoretical and activist interests are in violence and trauma. She is the author of The Subject of Violence: Arendtean Exercises in Understanding (2002). She has published in feminist anthologies and in Hypatia. Her most recent work on terrorism and war appears in the British Philosopher's Magazine and the Swedish ORD&BILD.

Debra Bergoffen is Professor of Philosophy, Director of Women's Studies, and a member of the cultural studies faculty at George Mason University. She is the author of The Philosophy of Simone de Beauvoir: Gendered Phenomenologies, Erotic Generosities (1997); coeditor of two volumes in Selected Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy that appear in Vol. 41 of Philosophy Today:Vol. 23, Remembrance and Responsibility, in the supplement 1997; and Vol. 22, Other Openings, in spring 1997; and coeditor of Continental and Postmodern Perspectives in the Philosophy of Science (1995). Her essays, which focus on the epistemological, ethical, political, and feminist issues raised by the work of Nietzsche, Lacan, Irigaray, and Beauvoir, may be found in philosophical and feminist journals and anthologies. (

Peg Birmingham is Associate Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department at DePaul University. She is coeditor of Dissensus Communis: Between Ethics and Politics (Amsterdam: Pharos, 1996). She has published articles on Arendt, Heidegger, Derrida, Foucault, and Kristeva. She is completing a manuscript on Arendt, ThePredicamentofCommonResponsibility: HannahArendtandthe "righttohaveright." (

Claudia Card is Emma Goldman Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin, where she has teaching affiliations with Jewish Studies, Women's Studies, and Environmental Studies. She is the author of The Atrocity Paradigm: A Theory of Evil (2002); The Unnatural Lottery: Character and Moral Luck (1996); and Lesbian Choices (1995); and the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Beauvoir (forthcoming 2003); On Feminist Ethics and Politics (1999); Adventures in Lesbian Philosophy (1994); and Feminist Ethics (1991). During 2002-2007 she is a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Research in the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin, where she is writing a book on responding to atrocities. [End Page 232]

Drucilla Cornell is Professor of Political Science, Women's Studies, and Comparative Literature at Rutgers University. She is the author of numerous acclaimed works of feminist theory, continental thought, and political philosophy, including Beyond Accommodation: Ethical Feminism, Deconstruction, and the Law (1991); The Philosophy of the Limit (1992); Transformations: Recollective Imagination and Sexual Difference(1993); The Imaginary Domain: Abortion, Pornography, and Sexual Harassment (1995); At the Heart of Freedom: Feminism, Sex, and Equality (1998); Just Cause: Freedom, Identity, and Rights (2000); and Between Women and Generations: Legacies of Dignity (2002). (

Margaret Denike is Assistant Professor and Coordinator in the Program in Gender Equality and Social Justice at Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario, Canada. She has worked extensively in Canadian feminist NGOs, engaging in social policy analysis and development and initiatives for legal reform. Formerly the President of the National Association of Women and the Law, she is currently a member of the National Legal Committee of the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and a member of the Advisory Council to the Law Commission of Canada. (

Mary Anne Franks is a doctoral candidate at Oxford University, UK. Her dissertation interrogates the potential of Lacanian/Marxist theory (principally via the work of Slavoj Zizek) to produce or contribute to a structure of radical female subjectivity. She is primarily interested in examining sedimented conceptions of "the feminine" and female sexuality within art, literature, popular culture, and international conflicts. She has previously published articles on cyberspace, rape warfare, and pornography. Her research interests include modern French and German literature and theory, psychoanalysis, gender-based violence, and ideology critique. (

Jennifer L. Geddes is Research Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Co-Program Director and Permanent Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia. Her areas of research include holocaust studies, evil and suffering, hermeneutics, religion and culture, and twentieth-century literature. She is the editor of...


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