(p. xi) List of Contributors
(p. xi) List of Contributors
Mark Alfano is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Delft University of Technology. He received a doctorate from the Philosophy Program of the City University of New York Graduate Center (CUNY GC) in 2011, and he has been a postdoctoral fellow at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study and the Princeton University Center for Human Values, as well as assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Oregon. He is the author of Character as Moral Fiction (Cambridge University Press, 2013) and The Moral Psychology of the Emotions (Rowman and Littlefield, 2016), as well as numerous articles in moral philosophy and philosophy and psychology.
Albert Atkin is a Senior Lecturer at Macquarie University in Sydney. He is interested in the philosophy of race and racism, pragmatism, language, and epistemology. He is the author of two books: The Philosophy of Race (Routledge, 2012) and Peirce (Routledge, 2015).
Robert Bernasconi is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Philosophy and African American Studies at Pennsylvania State University. He is a founding editor of the journal Critical Philosophy of Race and the editor of a number of collections on race. He is the author of two books on Heidegger, a book on Sartre, and numerous articles in critical philosophy of race and continental philosophy.
Lawrence Blum is Professor of Philosophy and Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Education at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. He specializes in race studies, philosophy of education, and moral philosophy. He is the author of I’m Not a Racist, But …: The Moral Quandary of Race (Cornell University Press, 2002). His High Schools, Race, and America’s Future: What Students Can Teach Us About Morality, Diversity, and Community, cowritten with Gloria Ladson-Billings (Harvard Education Press, 2012), is based on a high school course Blum taught for several years to a racially and ethnically diverse group of students.
Tina Fernandes Botts received a PhD in philosophy from the University of Memphis, a JD from Rutgers University Law School, Camden, and a BA in philosophy from the University of Maryland, College Park. She is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at California State University, Fresno and was Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Oberlin College in 2015–2016. In 2014–2015, she was Fellow in Law and Philosophy at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is the editor of Philosophy and the Mixed Race Experience (Lexington Books, 2016).
Bernard Boxill is distinguished professor of philosophy emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Since 1972 he has published widely on philosophical issues in race, affirmative action, black reparations, and the history of African American political thought.
(p. xii) Jacoby Adeshei Carter is Associate Professor of Philosophy at CUNY, John Jay College. He is executive director of the Alain L. Locke Society, coeditor with Leonard Harris of the African American Philosophy and the African Diaspora book series by Palgrave, and coeditor of Philosophic Values and World Citizenship: Locke to Obama and Beyond (Lexington Books, 2010). His recent contributions to pragmatism, African American philosophy, and philosophy of race include “The Insurrectionist Challenge to Pragmatism and Maria W. Stewart’s Feminist Insurrectionist Ethics” (Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 49 (1), Winter 2013) and “Does Race Have a Future or Should the Future Have Races? Reconstruction or Eliminativism in a Pragmatist Philosophy of Race” (Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 50 (1): 29–47, 2014).
Myisha Cherry is interested in issues at the intersection of moral psychology and political philosophy. A former educator at the Fortune Society and Faculty Associate at John Jay College’s Institute for Criminal Justice Ethics, she is also passionate about the relations between character, forgiveness, race, and the criminal justice system. Myisha is also the host and producer of the UnMute Podcast (http://www.myishacherry.org/the-unmute-podcast/) and is currently a PhD candidate in philosophy at the University of Illinois, Chicago. In 2016–2017, Cherry is a Visiting Edmond J. Safra Graduate Fellow in Ethics and a Santayana Fellow in the Harvard Department of Philosophy.
Andrew Conway is a Professor at Claremont Graduate University. Prior to Claremont he worked at Princeton University for eleven years and before that the University of Illinois at Chicago for eight years. He earned a BS in computer science and psychology from Union College and a PhD in experimental psychology from the University of South Carolina. His research investigates individual differences in cognitive ability, specifically the relationship between general intelligence, memory, and attention.
Tommy J. Curry is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Africana Studies at Texas A&M University, where he holds the Ray A. Rothrock Fellowship. Curry is the current president of Philosophy Born of Struggle and author of over fifty articles and book chapters on racism, critical race theory, hip-hop, nineteenth-century intellectual history, and black male vulnerability. Curry’s work argues that ethnology is central to our understanding of race and gender in the nineteenth century, and their legacies.
Stephen C. Ferguson II is Associate Professor in Liberal Studies at the North Carolina A & T State University. He coauthored Beyond the White Shadow: Philosophy, Sports and the African American Experience with John H. McClendon III (Kendal Hunt, 2012). He recently authored Philosophy of African American Studies: Nothing Left of Blackness (Palgrave, 2015).
Aaron Garrett is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Boston University. He has written widely on the history of modern philosophy, including monographs on Spinoza and Berkeley, and edited many primary texts and collected volumes, including the Routledge Companion to Eighteenth Century Philosophy (2014), Scottish Philosophy in the Eighteenth Century (with James Harris, Oxford Press Scholarship Online, 2015), and the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of the Philosophy of the Enlightenment (with James Schmidt).
Joshua Glasgow is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Ethics, Law, and Society at Sonoma State University. He has published widely in moral, political, and legal philosophy, including numerous works on race, including A Theory of Race (Routledge, 2009).
(p. xiii) Robert Gooding-Williams (PhD, Yale University) is the M. Moran Weston/Black Alumni Council Professor of African-American Studies and Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University. His areas of research and teaching interest include social and political philosophy, the history of African American political thought, nineteenth-century European philosophy, existentialism, and aesthetics. He is the author of several books, including the award-winning (2010 Best Book Award on Racial and Ethnic Political Identities, Ideologies, & Theories, Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Section of the American Political Science Association) In the Shadow of Du Bois (Harvard University Press, 2009).
Lewis R. Gordon holds the positions of Professor of Philosophy and Africana Studies at UCONN-Storrs; Writer-in-Residence at Birkbeck School of Law; Visiting Professor of Philosophy at the University of the West Indies at Mona, Jamaica; and Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Unit of the Humanities at Rhodes University (UHURU), South Africa. His books include What Fanon Said: A Philosophical Introduction to His Life and Thought (Fordham University Press; Hurst Publishers; Wits University Press, 2015) and Bad Faith and Antiblack Racism (Humanities Books, 1995), as well as anthologies and numerous articles. His website is http://lewisrgordon.com
Jorge J. E. Gracia is a SUNY Distinguished Professor at the University at Buffalo, has authored twenty books and more than two hundred and fifty articles, and edited twenty-six volumes. His areas of research include metaphysics, hermeneutics, historiography, ethnicity, race, medieval philosophy, and Hispanic/Latino/Latin American philosophy. He has received an National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship and directed an NEH Summer Institute and a Seminar. He was awarded the American Catholic Philosophical Association Aquinas medal in 2011, and his book Individuality: An Essay on the Foundations of Metaphysics (SUNY Press, 1988) was awarded the Findlay Prize in 1992.
Michael O. Hardimon is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of California at San Diego. His publications include Hegel’s Social Philosophy (Cambridge University Press, 1994), “The Ordinary Concept of Race” (Journal of Philosophy, 2003), “On the Idea of a Scientific Concept of Race” (Journal of Philosophical Research, 2012), “Race Concepts in Medicine” (Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 2013), and “On the Concept of Social Race” (Philosophy and Social Criticism, 2014). He is the author of Rethinking Race: The Project of Deflationary Realism (forthcoming).
Leonard Harris is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Philosophy and Literature Programs at Perdue University. He is coeditor with Jacoby A. Carter, of the African American and African Philosophy Book Series, (Palgrave, 2015) and of Philosophical Values and World Citizenship (Routledge/Lexington Books, 2010). Harris is coauthor with Charles Molesworth of Alain L. Locke: Biography of a Philosopher (University of Chicago Press, 2008). He is editor of The Philosophy of Alain Locke: Harlem Renaissance and Beyond (Temple University Press, 1989) and Philosophy Born of Struggle: Afro-American Philosophy from 1917 (Kendall Hunt, 1984). Harris is also author of “Walker: Naturalism and Liberation,” Symposium on Insurrectionist Ethics (Harrisonian Approach), Transactions of the C. S. Peirce Society 49 (1), Winter 2013, 93–111.
Jason D. Hill is Professor of Philosophy at De Paul University and Honors Distinguished Faculty. He specializes in moral and political philosophy. He is the author of three books: Becoming a Cosmopolitan: What It Means to Be a Human Being in the New (p. xiv) Millennium (Rowman and Littlefield, 2nd ed. 2011); Beyond Blood Identities: Post-Humanity in the Twenty-First Century (Lexington Books, 2009); Civil Disobedience and the Politics of Identity: When We Should Not Get Along (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).
LaTasha Holden is a PhD candidate at Princeton University, working with Andrew Conway and Stacey Sinclair. Tasha received dual degrees in psychology (disciplinary honors) and art history from UNC Greensboro, working with Peter Delaney and Michael Kane. Awarded as 2012’s “Distinguished Graduate,” she earned an MA in experimental psychology from Towson University, working with Kerri Goodwin. Her current research explores mechanisms underlying stereotype threat aimed at mitigating the effect based on cognitive and social interventions.
Joy James is the F.C. Oakley Third Century Professor at Williams College. She is a board member of CONNECT (a Harlem-based nonprofit); and the curator of the Harriet Tubman Literary Circle digital repository at UT-Austin. James is the author of: Seeking the Beloved Community: A Feminist Race Reader (SUNY Press, 2013); Resisting State Violence: Radicalism, Gender, and Race in US Culture (University of Minnesota Press, 1996); Transcending the Talented Tenth: Black Leaders and American Intellectuals (Psychology Press, 1997); Shadowboxing: Representations of Black Women’s Politics (St. Martin’s Press, 1999); and editor of The New Abolitionists; Imprisoned Intellectuals; Warfare in the American Home; and the Angela Y. Davis Reader.
Chike Jeffers is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He specializes in Africana philosophy and philosophy of race, with broad interests in social and political philosophy. He has published in journals such as Ethics, the British Journal for the History of Philosophy, The Southern Journal of Philosophy, and The Journal of Value Inquiry. He is the editor of Listening to Ourselves: A Multilingual Anthology of African Philosophy (SUNY, 2013). He is currently working on a book on W. E. B. Du Bois.
Clarence Sholé Johnson is Professor of Philosophy at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He is the author of Cornel West and Philosophy (Routledge, 2002) and has published articles in major scholarly journals such as The Journal of Social Philosophy, Social Philosophy Today, The Journal of Philosophical Research, DIALOGUE: Canadian Philosophical Review, Metaphilosophy, and The Southern Journal of Philosophy. He has also contributed chapters to a number of books and entries in encyclopedias.
Janine Jones is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Her work includes: “The Impairment of Empathy in Goodwill Whites” in George Yancy, ed., What White Looks Like: African-American Philosophers on the Whiteness Question (Routledge, 2004); “Caster Semenya: Reasoning Up Front with Race” in Why Race and Gender Still Matter: An Intersectional Approach, Namita Goswami, Maeve M. O’Donovan, and Lisa Yount, eds. (Pickering and Chatto, 2014); and “Finding Bigger in Something Bigger” in Knowledge Cultures (Addleton, 2015). She is coeditor of Pursuing Trayvon Martin: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Manifestations of Racial Dynamics (Lexington Books, 2012), in which her piece, “Can We Imagine This Happening to a White Boy?” appears.
Jonathan Judaken is the Spence L. Wilson Chair in the Humanities at Rhodes College. In addition to dozens of academic articles, he has published Jean-Paul Sartre and the (p. xv) Jewish Question: Anti-antisemitism and the Politics of the French Intellectual (Nebraska University Press, 2006) and edited Race after Sartre: Antiracism, Africana Existentialism, Postcolonialism (SUNY, 2008) and Naming Race, Naming Racisms (Routledge, 2009), and coedited Situating Existentialism: Key Texts in Context (Columbia University Press, 2012).
Yen Le Espiritu is Professor and former Chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, San Diego. An award-winning author, she has published widely on Asian American panethnicity, gender, and migration, and US colonialism and wars in Asia. Her most recent book is Body Counts: The Vietnam War and Militarized Refuge(es) (University of California Press, 2014).
Annabelle Lever is Associate Professor of Normative Political Theory at the University of Geneva. She specializes in contemporary political theory and ethics and public policy. She is the editor of New Frontiers in the Philosophy of Intellectual Property (Cambridge University Press, 2014) and the author of On Privacy (Thinking in Action) (Routledge, 2011) and A Democratic Conception of Privacy (Author House, 2014), as well as numerous scholarly articles on racial equality, privacy and security, freedom of conscience, and democratic theory and the ethics of voting.
David Lyons works on moral, political, and legal theory and political history. After teaching at Cornell University for three decades, he joined Boston University in 1995. His books include: Forms and Limits of Utilitarianism (Oxford University Press, 1965); In the Interest of the Governed (Oxford University Press, 1971); Ethics and the Rule of Law (Cambridge University Press, 1984); Rights, Welfare, and Mill’s Moral Theory (Oxford University Press, 1994); Moral Aspects of Legal Theory (Cambridge University Press, 1993); and Confronting Injustice (Oxford University Press, 2013).
Ron Mallon is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program at Washington University in St. Louis. His research is at the intersection of the philosophy of psychology and social theory, and it focuses especially upon moral psychology, social construction, and the philosophy of race. He has twice codirected an NEH Institute on Experimental Philosophy, and he is the author of numerous articles and book chapters on the social construction of human kinds and coeditor of An Introduction to Philosophy: Traditional and Experimental (Oxford University Press. 2012).
Lee A. McBride III is Associate Professor of Philosophy at The College of Wooster (Wooster, Ohio). McBride specializes in American philosophy, ethics, and political philosophy. His publications include “Racial Imperialism and Food Traditions” (in Oxford Handbook of Food Ethics, forthcoming) and “Insurrectionist Ethics and Thoreau” (Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 49, Winter 2013). He was guest editor for the Symposium on Insurrectionist Ethics (Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 49, Winter 2013).
John H. McClendon III is a professor in the Department of Philosophy at Michigan State University. His areas of interests include: African American philosophers and philosophical traditions; African philosophy, Marxism, philosophy of sports and the African American experience, and philosophy of religion and African Americans. He is the author of C. L. R. James’s Notes on Dialectics: Left-Hegelianism or Marxism-Leninism (Lexington Books, 2005) and Beyond the White Shadow: Philosophy, Sports, and the African-American Experience, which he coauthored with Dr. Stephen C. Ferguson II (Kendall Hunt, 2012).
(p. xvi) Lionel K. McPherson is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Tufts University. He received his PhD in philosophy from Harvard and his AB from Princeton. His articles have appeared in Ethics, Journal of Philosophy, and Philosophy & Public Affairs, among other places. He is finishing a book, The Afterlife of Race, which develops the idea of socioancestry in place of “race,” the case for nonexclusionary black solidarity, and proposals for black socioeconomic progress in an officially postracial era.
Ladelle McWhorter is the author of Bodies and Pleasures: Foucault and the Politics of Sexual Normalization (Indiana University Press, 1999), Racism and Sexual Oppression in Anglo-America: A Genealogy (Indiana University Press, 2009), and articles on Foucault and race theory. She coedited an expanded edition of her 1992 anthology Heidegger and the Earth: Essays in Environmental Philosophy for Toronto University Press (2009). She holds the Stephanie Bennett Smith Chair in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and is also Professor of Environmental Studies at the University of Richmond (Richmond, Virginia). She is working on a book tentatively entitled The End of Personhood on a Postmodern Planet.
Charles W. Mills has been John Evans Professor of Moral and Intellectual Philosophy at Northwestern University and he joined the CUNY Graduate Center as Professor of Philosophy in 2016. He works in the general area of oppositional political theory, and he is the author of six books: The Racial Contract (Cornell University Press, 1997); Blackness Visible: Essays on Philosophy and Race (Cornell University Press, 1998); From Class to Race: Essays in White Marxism and Black Radicalism (2003); Contract and Domination (with Carole Pateman, Polity Press 2007); Radical Theory, Caribbean Reality (University of West Indies Press, 2010); and Black Rights/White Wrongs: The Critique of Racial Liberalism (forthcoming 2016).
Albert Mosley is Professor of Philosophy at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. He was born in Dyersburg, Tennessee, received a BS in mathematics and a PhD in philosophy from The University of Wisconsin-Madison, and studied the history and philosophy of science at Oxford University. He has published on topics in logic, the philosophy of science and technology, African philosophy, and African American philosophy.
Susana Nuccetelli is Professor of Philosophy at St. Cloud State University. Her essays have appeared in journals such as Analysis, The American Philosophical Quarterly, Metaphilosophy, and Inquiry. Her books in Latin American philosophy include a monograph, Latin American Thought: Philosophical Problems and Arguments (Westview Press, 2002), an edited volume, The Blackwell Companion to Latin American Philosophy (Blackwell, 2009), and an anthology, Latin American Philosophy (Prentice Hall, 2004).
John H. Relethford (PhD, State University of New York at Albany, 1980) is Distinguished Teaching Professor at the Department of Anthropology at the State University of New York College at Oneonta. He is a biological anthropologist focusing on human variation, population genetics, and the evolution of modern humans. He is a former vice-president and president of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, and is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. John Relethford is also the author of The Human Species: An Introduction to Biological Anthropology (McGraw Hill, Higher Education, 9th ed., 2012).
(p. xvii) Rodney C. Roberts’s ancestors were among the eighty Africans enslaved aboard the brig Camden and brought to Edenton, North Carolina, in 1786 to build and labor upon the Somerset Place Plantation in Creswell, North Carolina. Raised in the Bronx, New York, he served for a decade in the US Navy. Roberts received his PhD in social and political philosophy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and he is currently Associate Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, East Carolina University. He is the editor of Injustice and Rectification (Peter Lang, 2002 and 2005), in which his essay, “Justice and Rectification: A Taxonomy of Justice” appears.
Michael Root is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Minnesota. His current interest is the use of race in the biomedical and social sciences to describe or explain differences within a population in health or socioeconomic outcomes. He has published many papers on issues of race in science and public policy and presented papers on race at many conferences and meetings, including at the American Public Health Association and Society for Epidemiologic Research.
Jacqueline Scott is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Loyola University. She is the coeditor, with A. Todd Franklin, of Critical Affinities: Nietzsche and African American Thought (SUNY Press, 2006) Additionally, she has published articles in Nietzsche studies and philosophy of race.
Silvia Sebastiani is Associate Professor at the L'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris, where she teaches seminars on Enlightenment historiographies and on ideology of race in the early modern period. She has written extensively on the Scottish Enlightenment and on the questions of race, gender, and history writing. She is the author of The Scottish Enlightenment: Race, Gender, and the Limits of Progress (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), and she has recently coedited the Modern Intellectual History “Forum” on “Closeness and Distance in the Age of Enlightenment” (Modern Intellectual History, 2014) and Simianization: Apes, Gender, Class, and Race (LIT Verlag, 2015).
T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Distinguished Professor of French and African American and Diaspora Studies at Vanderbilt University, where she also chairs African American and Diaspora Studies and directs the Callie House Center for the Study of Global Black Cultures and Politics. She is the editor or coeditor of six anthologies and the author of a number of books, including: Frantz Fanon Conflicts and Feminisms (Rowman & Littlefield, 1998); Black Venus: Sexualized Savages, Primal Fears, and Primitive Narratives in French (Duke University Press, 1999); Negritude Women (University of Minnesota Press, 2002); Pimps Up, Ho’s Down: Hip Hop’s Hold on Young Black Women (New York University Press, 2007).
Falguni A. Sheth is Associate Professor in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Emory University. She received her PhD in philosophy from the New School for Social Research. Her research is in the areas of continental and political philosophy, legal and critical race theory, philosophy of race, postcolonial theory, and subaltern and gender studies. She has published numerous articles and two books, Race, Liberalism, and Economics (coedited, University of Michigan Press, 2004) and Toward a Political Philosophy of Race (SUNY Press, 2009). She is a columnist at Salon.com and an associate editor at Hypatia.
(p. xviii) Laurie Shrage is Professor of Philosophy at Florida International University in Miami. Her books include: Abortion and Social Responsibility (Oxford University Press, 2003), Moral Dilemmas of Feminism (Routledge, 1994), an edited collection, You’ve Changed: Sex Reassignment and Personal Identity (Oxford University Press, 2009), and the coauthored textbook Philosophizing about Sex (Broadview, 2015). She served as coeditor of Hypatia from 1998 to 2003. She has contributed several pieces to “The Stone,” in The New York Times (http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/author/laurie-shrage/).
James P. Sterba, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, has published thirty-two books, including: the award-winning (Book of the Year Award of the North American Society for Social Philosophy 1998) Justice for Here and Now (Cambridge University Press, 1998), Does Feminism Discriminate Against Men? with Warren Farrell (Oxford University Press, 2008), Affirmative Action for the Future (Cornell University Press, 2009), and From Rationality to Equality (Oxford University Press, 2015). He is past president of the American Section of International Society for Social and Legal Philosophy, Concerned Philosophers for Peace, the North American Society for Social Philosophy, and the Central Division of the American Philosophical Association.
Shannon Sullivan is Professor of Philosophy and Health Psychology and Chair of Philosophy at University of North Carolina, Charlotte. She works in the intersections of continental philosophy, feminist philosophy, critical philosophy of race, and American pragmatism. Her most recent publications include Good White People: The Problem with Middle-Class White Anti-Racism (SUNY Press, 2014) and The Physiology of Sexist and Racist Oppression (Oxford University Press, 2015).
William Uzgalis is Emeritus Professor at Oregon State University, where he taught in the Philosophy Department and the School of History, Philosophy and Religion, for thirty-three years. He still lives in Corvallis, Oregon. His research interests include the history of modern philosophy with a particular focus on John Locke and Anthony Collins, as well as computers and philosophy, and philosophy of mind.
Kyle Powys Whyte is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Timnick Chair in the Humanities at Michigan State University and serves as a faculty member for the Environmental Science & Policy and American Indian Studies programs. His primary research addresses moral and political issues concerning climate policy and Indigenous peoples and the ethics of cooperative relationships between Indigenous peoples and climate science organizations. He is an enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation.
Cynthia Willett is Professor of Philosophy at Emory University. Her authored books include: Interspecies Ethics (Columbia University Press, 2014); Irony in the Age of Empire: Comic Perspectives on Freedom and Democracy (Indiana University Press, 2008); The Soul of Justice: Social Bonds and Racial Hubris (Cornell University Press, 2001); and Maternal Ethics and Other Slave Moralities (Routledge, 1995). She has edited Theorizing Multiculturalism (1998) and is a coeditor for the Symposia on Race, Gender, and Philosophy. She is currently working on the ethics of music and comedy.
George Yancy is Professor of Philosophy at Emory University. He specializes in critical philosophy of race, critical whiteness studies, African American philosophy, and explores the lived dimensions of racial embodiment. He is the author, editor, and coeditor of over (p. xix) seventeen books. He is known for his provocative articles and his series of interviews of prominent philosophers on race within The Stone, New York Times. He is also Philosophy of Race Book Series Editor at Lexington Books.
Naomi Zack received her PhD in Philosophy from Columbia University and is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oregon. Her latest book is Applicative Justice: An Empirical Pragmatic Approach to Correcting Racial Injustice (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016), Zack’s recent books are White Privilege and Black Rights: The Injustice of US Police Racial Profiling and Homicide (Rowman & Littlefield, 2015), and The Ethics and Mores of Race: Equality after the History of Philosophy (Rowman and Littlefield, 2011, 2015). Earlier books include: Race and Mixed Race (Temple University Press 1993), Bachelors of Science: Seventeenth-Century Identity Then and Now (Temple University Press, 2006), Philosophy of Science and Race (Routledge, 2002), Inclusive Feminism: A Third Wave Theory of Women’s Commonality (Rowman & Littlefield, 2005), and Ethics for Disaster (Rowman & Littlefield, 2009 and 2011). Zack has also produced reference books, numerous articles, and four edited anthologies.
Rocío Zambrana is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oregon. Her work examines conceptions of critique in Kant and German idealism (especially Hegel), Marx and Frankfurt School critical theory, and decolonial thought. She is the author of Hegel’s Theory of Intelligibility (University of Chicago Press, 2015), as well as articles on Hegel, Kant, and critical theory.