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Ашу R. Bachr is Professor of Philosophy at Hofstra University. Her recent work on liberalism, feminism, and dependency has appeared in Feminist Philosophy Quarterly, Ethics, and The Journal of Applied Philosophy; and in anthologies including John Rawls: Debating the Major Questions (Oxford 2020), The Original Position (Cambridge 2016), and Suffrage and Its Limits: The New York Story (SUNY 2020). She is Editor of Varieties of Feminist Liberalism (Rowman and Littlefield 2004).

Asha Bhandary is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Iowa. She works in political philosophy and feminist ethics. She is author of the monograph Freedom to Care: Liberalism, Dependency Care, and Culture (Routledge 2020), in which she advanced the theory of liberal dependency care, a neo-Rawlsian contract theory for a just society that meets its caregiving needs. She has also published articles on liberalism, care, culture, and race in the Journal of Political Philosophy, Hypatia, Feminist Philosophy Quarterly, Social Theory and Practice, and The Journal of Philosophical Research. She is currently working on a monograph preliminarily titled Being at Home, which reengages the theory of liberal dependency care to address the implications of racist microaggressions for liberalism’s egalitarian foundations and its commitment to autonomy.

Elizabeth Brake is Professor of Philosophy at Rice University. Her research is primarily in feminist ethics and political philosophy. She is the author of Minimizing Marriage: Marriage, Morality, and the Law and editor of After Marriage: Rethinking Marital Relationships (both with Oxford University Press). She is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Applied Philosophy. She is currently working on a project on the state’s role in disaster response.

Wendy Donner is Professor Emerita of Philosophy at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. She is the author of two books on John Stuart Mill - Mill (with Richard Fumerton, Wiley-Blackwell 2009) and

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The Liberal Self (Cornell 1991). She has also published many articles on Mill, feminist ethics, environmental ethics, and Buddhist ethics.

Maxine Eichner is the Graham Kenan Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina School of Law. She writes on issues at the intersection of law and political theory, focusing particularly on family relationships, social welfare, and the market. She is the author of The Free-Market Family: How the Market Crushed the American Dream (Oxford 2020) and The Supportive State: Families, Government, and America’s Political Ideals (Oxford 2010).

Daniel Engstcr is Professor of Political Philosophy and Director of the Ethics Center in the Hobby School of Public Affairs at the University of Houston. He is the author of The Heart of Justice: Care Ethics and Political Theory (Oxford 2007) and Justice, Care, and the Welfare State (Oxford 2015), and co-editor (with T. Metz) of Justice, Politics, and the Family (Routledge 2013) and (with M. Hamington) of Care Ethics and Political Theory (Oxford 2015).

Christie Hartley is Professor of Philosophy at Georgia State University. She specializes in social and political philosophy, feminist philosophy, and ethics. Her publications include work on social contract theory and justice for persons with disability; cooperation and reciprocity; and, with Lori Watson, liberalism and equal citizenship, especially, gender justice. Watson and Hartley’s book, Equal Citizenship and Public Reason: A Feminist Political Liberalism, was published in 2018 with Oxford University Press.

Serene J. Khader is Professor of Philosophy at the CUNY Graduate Center and Jay Newman Chair in Philosophy of Culture at Brooklyn College. She works in feminist political philosophy with an emphasis on global issues and is the author of Adaptive Preferences and Women’s Empowerment (Oxford 2011) and Decolonizing Universalism: A Transnational Feminist Ethic (Oxford 2018).

Gina Schoutcn is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University. She is interested in questions of justice and legitimacy, including especially questions about whether political liberalism can constitute an adequate theory of legitimacy. Her book Liberalism, Neutrality, and the Gendered Division of Labor (Oxford 2019) argues that family support policy that explicitly undertakes to erode the gendered division of labor can be legitimate social policy.

Cynthia A. Stark is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Utah. She works in the areas of feminist, political, and moral philosophy. She has written about self-respect, pornography, impartiality, Rawls, social contract theory, gun rights, disability, the ethics of care, Fight Club, egalitarianism, and gaslighting. Her work appears in

Nous, The Journal of Philosophy, Hypatia, Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics, and The Monist, among others.

Hclga Vardcn is Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Women and Gender Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her main research interests are Kant’s practical philosophy, legal-political philosophy, feminist philosophy, and the philosophy of sex and love. Her main book publication is Sex, Love, and Gender: A Kantian Theory (Oxford 2020). She has also published on a range of classical philosophical issues, including Kant’s answer to the murderer at the door, private property and poverty, political obligations, and political legitimacy, as well as on applied issues such as privacy, non-human animals, terrorism, abortion, and same-sex marriage.

Lori Watson is Professor of Philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis. She works on political philosophy, feminism, and philosophy of law. Her recent publications include Equal Citizenship and Public Reason: A Feminist Political Liberalism (coauthored with Christie Hartley, Oxford 2018); Debating Pornography (with Andrew Altman, Oxford 2018); and Debating Sex Work (with Jessica Flannigan, Oxford 2019).

 
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