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(p. xi) Notes On The Contributors

(p. xi) Notes On The Contributors

Anita L. Allen is Professor of Law and Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of New College (BA), the University of Michigan (Ph.D.), and Harvard Law school (JD). Professor Allen is co-author with Richard Turkington of a comprehensive textbook, Privacy Law (2nd edn., 2002). She has also published ‘Uneasy Access: Privacy for Women in a Free Society’ (1988) and several dozen articles on ethical, legal, and social dimensions of personal privacy and private choice.



Brenda Almond is Vice-President of the Society for Applied Philosophy and President of the Philosophical Society of England. She received an Honorary Doctorate for Philosophy from Utrecht University and is an elected Corresponding Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. Her books include Exploring Ethics: A Traveler's Tale (1998), Moral Concerns (1987), and The Philosophical Quest(1990/1992). She has served on the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority and engaged in research on the family as Director of the Social Values Research Centre at the University of Hull.



Andrew Altman is Professor of Philosophy at Georgia State University. He received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1977 and was a Fellow in Law and Philosophy at Harvard Law School in 1984–5. Professor Altman is author of Critical Legal Studies: A Liberal Critique (1990) and Arguing about Law: An Introduction to Legal Philosophy (2001). His articles on sexual harassment, hate speech, and hate- crimes legislation have appeared in Philosophy and Public Affairs, Ethics, and Law and Philosophy.



David Archard is Director of the Institute for Environment, Philosophy and Public Policy at the University of Lancaster. He is the author of Children, Rights and Childhood (1993), Sexual Consent (1998), and the forthcoming Children, Family and the State, as well as numerous articles and essays in social, legal, political, and applied moral philosophy.



John Arthur is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Program in Philosophy, Politics, and Law at Binghamton University. He received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Vanderbilt University, and spent two years as a Liberal Arts Fellow at Harvard Law School. In addition to numerous articles, he is the author of two books, The Unfinished Constitution (1989) and Words that Bind (1996), and editor or co-editor of six others. (p. xii) His interests are in legal philosophy (especially constitutional law and interpretation), political theory, and ethics. He is visiting fellow of Balliol College in 2002/3.



Neera K. Badhwar (Ph.D., Toronto) is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oklahoma. Her articles on friendship, liberalism, and communit- arianism, self-interest and altrusim, virtue et al. have appeared in Ethics, Nous, APQ,and other journals. She also edited Friendship: A Philosophical Reader (1993), and is currently in pursuit of happiness and virtue. She has held fellowships at Dalhousie University, 1986–7, Social Philosophy and Policy Center, BGSU, Spring 1994, and the University Center for Human Values, Princeton University, 1996–7. In Fall 1999 she was NEH Distinguished Visiting Professor at SUNY Potsdam, and in January-December 2002 a Visiting Scholar at Liberty Fund.



Margaret P. Battin is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Adjunct Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Medical Ethics, at the University of Utah. She has authored, edited, or co-edited twelve books, including The Least Worst Death (1994), Ethical Issues in Suicide (1982/1990), trade-titled The Death Debate (1986), as well as several co-edited collections, including Drug Use in Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia(1986), and Physician-Assisted Suicide: Expanding the Debate (1998). She has also published Praying for a Cure (1999), a jointly authored volume on the ethics of religious refusal of medical treatment. She is currently working on a historical source- book on ethical issues in suicide.



Hugo Adam Bedau (Ph.D., Harvard), has taught at Tufts University since 1966. He is the co-author of Current Issues and Enduring Questions (4th edn., 1996), of Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing (2nd edn., 1996), and In Spite of Innocence(1992); and the author of Death is Different (1987), The Death Penalty in America(4th edn., 1997), and is a contributor to many other volumes. His Romanell-Phi Beta Kappa lectures delivered at Tufts in the spring of 1995 (1997), were published by Oxford University Press under the title Making Moral Choices (1997).



Michael Davis is Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions and Professor of Philosophy, Illinois Institute of Technology. Before coming to IIT in 1986, he taught at Case-Western Reserve, Illinois State, and the University of Illinois at Chicago. Davis has published more than 120 articles (and chapters), authored five books, and co-edited three others. Among his recent publications are: Justice in the Shadow of Death (1996), Thinking Like an Engineer (1998), Ethics and the University (1999), Conflict of Interest in the Professions (2001), and Profession, Code, and Ethics (2002).



Nigel Dower is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy in the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. His research and teaching interests have focused over the last twenty years on the ethics of international relations, development, and the environment and related issues. His publications include World Poverty: Challenge and Response(1983), World Ethics: The New Agenda (1998), and An Introduction to Global (p. xiii) Citizenship (forthcoming). He edited Ethics and Environmental Responsibility(1989), and co-edited Global Citizenship: A Critical Reader (2002), and he edits the Edinburgh Studies in World Ethics. He is currently President of the International Development Ethics Association.



R. A. Duff was educated at Oxford and (after a visiting year at the University of Washington) has taught philosophy at the University of Stirling since 1970. He held a British Academy Research Readership, 1989–91, and holds a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship, 2002–5. His publications include Trials and Punishments(1986), Intention, Agency, and Criminal Liability (1990), Criminal Attempts (1996), and Punishment, Communication, and Community (2000).



Walter Feinberg is Professor of Philosophy of Education at the University of Illinois in Urbana. His books include Education and Democratic Theory (with A. B. Fields 2001), Common Schools/Uncommon Identities (1998), On Higher Ground: Education and the Case for Affirmative Action (1998), Japan and the Quest for a New American Identity (1993), and Understanding Education (1982). Feinberg has been President of the American Educational Studies Association and the Philosophy of Education Society.



R. Edward Freeman is Elis and Signe Olsson Professor of Business Administration and Director of the Olsson Center for Ethics, at the Darden School, University of Virginia. He works in the area of business ethics and business strategy. Freeman's books include Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach (1983), Corporate Strategy and the Search for Ethics (1988), and Environmentalism and the New Logic of Business: How Firms Can be Profitable and Leave Our Children a Living Planet(2000). He is the editor of the Ruffin Series of Business Ethics published by Oxford University Press. Mr Freeman has received outstanding teacher awards at the Wharton School, the Carlson School University of Minnesota, and Darden. He has been a consultant and speaker for companies across the world.



R. G. Frey (D.Phil., Oxford) is the author of numerous books and articles in normative and applied ethics and in the history of ethics. He is Professor of Philosophy at Bowling Green State University and a Senior Research Fellow in the Social Philosophy and Policy Center there.



Axel Gosseries is a post-doctoral research fellow with the Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research. He is based at the Université Catholique de Louvain. He holds degrees in law (Louvain and London) and a Ph.D. in philosophy (Louvain 2000), with a dissertation on intergenerational justice. His areas of specialization are moral and political philosophy and he is currently working on the ethical aspects of tradable quotas schemes.



John Harris is Sir David Alliance Professor of Bioethics at the University of Manchester. He is a member of the United Kingdom Human Genetics Commission (p. xiv) and the Ethics Committee of the British Medical Association. He was recently elected a Fellow of the United Kingdom Academy of Medical Sciences, the first philosopher to have been so honoured. He is editor of numerous anthologies, and the author of many books and essays. His most recent books are Clones, Genes, and Immortality (1998) and Bioethics (2001).



Soren Holm is Professor of Clinical Bioethics at the University of Manchester, and Professor of Medical Ethics at the University of Oslo, Norway. He has written extensively on issues in reproductive ethics and on the moral status of the fetus.



Douglas N. Husak is Professor of Philosophy and Law at Rutgers University, where he teaches courses in philosophy of law, ethics, applied ethics, and criminal law. He is the author of approximately seventy articles and three books: Philosophy of Criminal Law (1987), Drugs and Rights (1992), and Legalize This! The Case for Descriminalizing Drugs (2002). His current interest is the theory of criminalization, especially its application to questionable uses of the criminal sanction such as the punishment of drug offenders.



Chandran Kukathas is Neal A. Maxwell Professor of Political Theory, Public Policy and Public Service at the University of Utah. He is co-editor of the Journal of Political Philosophy, the author of Hayek and Modern Liberalism (1998), and Rawls: A Theory ofJustice and its Critics (1990) (with Philip Pettit), as well as several papers on liberal political theory and multiculturalism, and edited Rawls: Critical Assessments (2002). His latest book, The Liberal Archipelago, is to be published by Oxford University Press.



Wayne Norman is Chair of Research in Business Ethics at the University of Montreal. He taught previously at the Universities of British Columbia, Ottawa, and Western Ontario, and has held visiting positions at Stanford University, the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Universite de Paris, the Universite Catholique de Louvain, and at the London School of Economics, where he did his Ph.D. in Philosophy. He has written extensively on multiculturalism, nationalism, federalism, and secession, and co-edited (with Will Kymlicka) Citizenship in Diverse Societies(2000) and (with Ronald Beiner) Canadian Political Philosophy (2001). His next book is tentatively entitled Thinking through Nationalism.



Debra Satz is Associate Professor of Philosophy and, by courtesy, Political Science at Stanford University. She also directs Stanford's program in Ethics in Society. Her interests are in political and moral theory, feminist philosophy, philosophy of economics, and Marxism. She has published articles on the moral limits of the market, rational choice theory, and global justice.



Kristin Shrader-Frechette, O'Neill Professor of Philosophy and Concurrent Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame, specializes in normative ethics and philosophy of science. Current President of the International (p. xv) Society for Environmental Ethics, she is Past President of the Risk Assessment and Policy Association and of the Society for Philosophy and Technology. She has authored fourteen books and approximately 300 articles. Her latest book is Environmental Justice: Creating Equality, Reclaiming Democracy (2002). Her articles have appeared in journals such as Philosophy of Science, Synthese, Biology and Philosophy', Journal of Philosophy, and Ethics, as well as numerous scientific journals, including Science. Web site: www.nd.edu/∼kshrader.



Laurie Shrage is Professor of Philosophy at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She is the author of Abortion and Social Responsibility: Depolarizing the Debate (forthcoming) and Moral Dilemmas of Feminism: Prostitution, Adultery, and Abortion (1994). She has published articles in a number of philosophy and women's studies journals. She is currently co-editor of Hypatia: A Journal ofFeminist Philosoph.



Henry Shue is Senior Research Fellow, Department of Politics and International Relations, Oxford University, and Fellow, Merton College. He was a founding member, and later Director, of the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy at the University of Maryland (1976–87) and was then the first Director of the Program on Ethics and Public Life at Cornell University (1987–2002). Best known for Basic Rights (2nd edn., 1996), he first wrote about the morality of violence in ‘Torture’, Philosophy and Public Affairs (1978). His other main current interest is international justice and climate change.



Anita Silvers, Professor of Philosophy at San Francisco State University, has written extensively about ethics and bioethics, and disability theory. Among her books on these subjects are Disability, Difference, Discrimination: Perspectives on Justice in Bioethics and Public Policy (with David Wasserman and Mary Mahowald) (1998), Americans with Disabilities: Implications of the Law for Individuals and Institutions (with Leslie Francis) (2000), and Medicine and Social Justice (with Margaret Battin and Rosamond Rhodes) (2002). She is currently writing (with Michael Ashley Stein) a series of law review articles on protection from disability discrimination and genetic discrimination, of which two have already been published, and a book of essays titled Odd Ones Out: Normality and Singularity in Law, Medicine, and Art.



Rosemarie Tong is Distinguished Professor of Health Care Ethics in the Department of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She is the author of Women, Sex, and the Law (1984), Feminine and Feminist Ethics (1993), Feminist Approaches to Bioethics: Theoretical Reflections and Practical Applications(1997), Feminist Thought: A More Comprehensive Introduction (1998), and Globalizing Feminist Bioethics: Crosscultural Perspectives (with Aida Santos and Gwen Anderson 2000). She is also a Board Member of a grassroots citizens group in North Carolina dedicated to increasing the public's knowledge about health care. She is currently writing a book on Health Care Ethics for Allied Health Professionals.



Nancy Tuana is the Dupont/Class of 1949 Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at The Pennsylvania State University and Director of the Rock Ethics Institute. Her books include Engendering Rationalities (2001), Feminism and Science(1998), The Less Noble Sex: Scientific, Religious, and Philosophical Conceptions of Woman's Nature (1993), Revealing Male Bodies (2002), and Women and the History of Philosophy (1992). She is currently co-editor of Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy and series editor of the Penn State Press series Re-Reading the Canon.



Robert Wachbroit is a Research Scholar at the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy at the University of Maryland's School of Public Affairs. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of OB/GYN in the University's School of Medicine. Wachbroit has written numerous articles in the areas of science and technology policy, philosophy of science, and medical ethics, including articles on the principles of disease classification, the challenges of genetic testing and diagnosis, the problems inherent in risk characterization and risk communication, the changing relationships between experts and the public, and the impact of the Internet on civil society.



David Wasserman (BA (Philosophy), Yale University; MA (Psychology), University of North Carolina; JD, University of Michigan) is a research scholar at the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy at the University of Maryland's School of Public Affairs. His current work focuses on ethical and policy issues in genetic research and technology, assisted reproduction, health care, and disability. He has also written extensively about issues in procedural and distributive justice. In addition to numerous articles and book chapters, he is co-author of Disability, Difference, Discrimination (with Anita Silvers and Mary Mahowald, 1998) and co-editor of Genetics and Criminal Behavior (with Robert Wachbroit, 2001).



Patricia H. Werhane is Wicklander Chair in Business Ethics, and Director of the Institute for Business and Professional Ethics, at DePaul University. She formerly taught at the University of Virginia and Loyola University Chicago, and held visiting appointments at Dartmouth, Cambridge, and the University of Canterbury (New Zealand). Professor Werhane has published numerous articles and is the author or editor of thirteen books including Ethical Issues in Business (with T. Donaldson, 6th edn.) (2002), Persons, Rights and Corporations (1985), Adam Smith and his Legacy for Modern Capitalism (1991), and The Business of Consumption (with Laura Westra) (1998), and Moral Imagination and Managerial Decision-Making (1990). Her latest book is Organization Ethics in Health Care, edited with E. Spencer, A. Mills, and M. Rorty (2000).



Jonathan Wolff is Professor of Philosophy at University College London (UCL). He is the author of Robert Nozick: Property, Justice and the Minimal State (1991), An Introduction to Political Philosophy (1996), and Why Read Marx Today?. (2002); and co-editor (with Michael Rosen) of Political Thought (1999) and (with Martin Stone) of The Proper Ambition of Science (2000). He is joint editor (with Tim Crane) of the (p. xvii) Routledge Philosophical GuideBook series. He is currently working on questions concerning the rectification of injustice.



Naomi Zack (Ph.D, Columbia University, New York) is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oregon, Eugene. Her most recent book is Philosophy of Science and Race (2002) and she is also the author of Race and Mixed Race (1993), Bachelors of Science: Seventeenth Century Identity (1996), Then and Now (1996), and a textbook, Thinking About Race (1998). She is the editor of Women of Color and Philosophy(1998), American Mixed Race: The Culture of Microdiversity (1995), and other anthologies, and has written articles on race, racism, mixed race, gender, and seventeenth-century philosophy. Zack's current project is an existentialist theory of mind.



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