| Contributors' Notes|
Joshua Cohen is professor of political science and philosophy at MIT and the editor-in-chief of Boston Review.
Thomas Sayers Ellis is a founding member of The Dark Room Collective and co-edited On The Verge: Emerging Poets and Artists. He is currently enrolled in the Creative Writing Program at Brown University.
Richard A. Epstein is a James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law at The University of Chicago.
Kerry Fried is an assistant editor at The New York Review of Books, where she has published several articles.
Elizabeth Fox-Genovese is the Eleonore Raoul Professor of the Humanities at Emory University, where she was founding director of the Institute of Women's Studies. She is the author of Feminism Without Illusions, and has published widely on women's issues and culture.
Neil Gordon is an advisory editor at the Boston Review and Managing Editor of The Reader's Catalog. His novel, Sacrifice of Isaac, will be published in July.
Rachel Hadas' new book The Empty Bed will be published by Wesleyan University Press this spring.
Marc B. Haefele lives in Los Angeles and reports on local government for the daily Los Angeles Metropolitan News-Enterprise.
Susan Hurley is professor of philosophy at the University of Warwick and author of Natural Reasons
Joann Kobin was a fellow at the MacDowell Colony, and has published in Ploughshares, Virginia Quarterly,
Eric S. Maskin is professor of economics at Harvard University.
Arthur Ripstein teaches philosophy and law at the University of Toronto.
Joel Rogers is professor of law, political science, and sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
John Roemer is director of the Program on Economy, Justice and Society at the University of California, Davis. His most recent books are A Future for Socialism (Harvard University Press, 1994) and Egalitarian Perspectives: Essays in Philosophical Economics (Cambridge University Press, 1994).
Nancy L. Rosenblum is a professor of Political Science at Brown University, author most recently of Another Liberalism, and editor of Liberalism and the Moral Life.
T.M. Scanlon is Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy and Civil Polity at Harvard University.
Samuel Scheffler is professor of philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley. His most recent book is Human Morality.
Robyn Selman's first book, Directions to My House, will be published in June by the University of Pittsburgh Press.
Alan Shapiro's new book of poems, Mixed Company, will be published by the University of Chicago Press in spring 1996.
Robert Solow has been professor of economics at M.I.T. since 1949.
Alan A. Stone is Touroff-Glueck Professor of Law & Psychiatry at Harvard Law School.
Josh Weiner's poems and essays have appeared in Best American Poetry, Threepenny Review, AGNI, The Nation, American Scholar, and other journals.