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Luigino Bruni is a lecturer of economics at the University of Milano-Bicocca.

C. George Caffentzis is a professor of philosophy at the University of Southern Maine. He is the author of Clipped Coins, Abused Words, and Civil Government: John Locke's Philosophy of Money (Autonomedia, 1989)and Exciting the Industry of Mankind: George Berkeley's Philosophy of Money (Kluwer, 2000).

Paul P. Christensen is an associate professor of economics at Hofstra University, where he teaches European and U.S. economic history and the history of economic thought. He is finishing a book on the influence of natural science on the evolution of preclassical and classical theories of production.

Alix Cooper teaches early modern European history, environmental history, and the history of science at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. At the moment, she is completing a book on ideas of the "indigenous" and the "exotic" in early modern Europe.

Neil De Marchi is at Duke University. He is currently at work on Adam Smith and pleasure, on visualization in twentieth-century trade theory, and on models of art-market behavior in early modern Europe.

Evelyn L. Forget is a professor of economics in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Manitoba. She publishes work on the history of economics and on health policy.

S. Todd Lowry is an emeritus professor of economics at Washington and Lee University. He served as book review editor of HOPE from 1974-95 and as president [End Page 387] of the HES in 1990-91, and was named a Distinguished Fellow of the society in 2001. He has published in forest economics, law and economics, and the history of economic thought. His major works are The Archaeology of Economic Ideas: The Classical Greek Tradition (Duke University Press, 1987)and an edited collection with Barry Gordon, Ancient and Medieval Economic Ideas and Concepts of Social Justice (Brill, 1998). His focus is on the administrative and efficiency tradition in economics. His latest publication on that topic is "The Training of the Economist in Antiquity: The 'Mirror for Princes' Tradition in Alcibiades Major and Aquinas on Kingship," which appears in Economics Broadly Considered (Routledge, 2001).

Harro Maas lectures on the history and methodology of economics at the University of Amsterdam. His research focuses on the role of mechanical images in the shaping of the social sciences, especially of nineteenth-century economics. He is currently working on a book on William Stanley Jevons that will be published by Cambridge University Press.

Staffan Müller-Wille is a researcher at the Max-Planck-Institute for the History of Science, in Berlin. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Bielefeld for his dissertation on Linnaeus and his natural system of plant classification. He is the author of the book Botanik und weltweiter Handel (Verlag für Wissenschaft und Bildung, 1999)and is currently working on the history of classical genetics and structuralist anthropology.

Pier Luigi Porta is a professor of economics and chair of the Department of Political Economy at the University of Milano-Bicocca. He is the author of over a hundred essays and books on the classical school of economics, rationality and the economics of interpersonal relations, and the different traditions of economic thought, among other topics. He was one of the founding members of the European Society for the History of Economic Thought (ESHET), of which he is currently the general secretary. He is also a member of the Presidential Council of the Italian Economic Society.

Lisbet Rausing is a senior research fellow at Imperial College and a former assistant professor at the Department of the History of Science, Harvard University. Under the name of Lisbet Koerner, she has published widely on Linnaeus and in the history of science.

Jessica Riskin is an assistant professor of history at Stanford University. She is the author of Science in the Age of Sensibility: The Sentimental Empiricists of the French Enlightenment (University of Chicago Press, 2002)and is currently writing a history of artificial life and intelligence circa 1730-1950.

Margaret Schabas is a professor of philosophy at the University of British Columbia. Her current work is on David Hume's...


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