Contributors to this Issue
ANTHONY APPIAH is professor of African-American studies at Harvard University and author of In My Father's House: Africa in the Philosophy of Culture (Oxford, 1992).
BENJAMIN R. BARBER is Walt Whitman Professor and Director of the Whitman Center for the Culture and Politics of Democracy at Rutgers University, and the author most recently of An Aristocracy of Everyone (Oxford) and the forthcoming Jihad Versus McWorld (Times Books).
DAVID BARBER 's poetry and reviews have appreared in Paris Review, The New Republic, Poetry, and elsewhere. He is staff editor for poetry at the Atlantic Monthly.
CHARLES BEITZ is academic dean and professor of government at Bowdoin College. He has written Political Theory and International Relations and Political Equality: An Essay in Democratic Theory.
PAUL BERMAN is the editor, most recently, of Blacks and Jews: Alliances and Arguments (Delacorte).
LAWRENCE BLUM is professor of philosophy at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.
SISSELA BOK , a Distinguished Fellow at Harvard's Center for Population and Development Studies, is author of the forthcoming Cultural Diversity and Shared Moral Values.
JUDITH BUTLER teaches at the University of California, Berkeley and is currently writing a book on hate speech.
WILLIAM E. CONNOLLY teaches political theory at Johns Hopkins University. His latest books are Identity/Difference and The Augustinian Imperative: A Reflection on the Politics of Morality.
MICHAEL DORRIS 's collection of essays, Paper Trail, was published in April by HarperCollins. His second novel for young readers, Guests, is forthcoming from Hyperion.
GEORGE FLETCHER is professor of law at Columbia University and author of the forthcoming book With Justice for Some: Defending Victims in Criminal Trials.
DAVID GEWANTER teaches writing at Harvard University. He has just completed a manuscript of poems entitiled In the Belly.
HERBERT GINTIS is professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
NATHAN GLAZER is Professor Emeritus of education and sociology at Harvard University and co-editor of The Public Interest.
JEFFREY GOLDSMITH writes fact and fiction, and conducts interviews.
AMY GUTMANN , Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics at Princeton University, is the founding director of the University Center for Human Values.
SHELDON HACKNEY is the chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
RACHEL HADAS 's tenth book of poems, The Empty Bed, is forthcoming from Wesleyan University Press in spring 1995.
RICHARD KAYE has written for The Village Voice, The New York Times, and Tikkun, and is completing a dissertation in English at Princeton.
GALWAY KINNELL lives part of the time in Vermont and part of the time in New York where he teaches in the creative writing program at New York University. His new book, Imperfect Thirst, will be published by Houghton Mifflin in early November.
ANTHONY KRONMAN is Dean of Yale Law School.
MICHAEL LERNER is editor of Tikkun, author of Jewish Renewal (Putnam), and co-author, with Cornel West, of the forthcoming Blacks and Jews.
HARVEY C. MANSFIELD is professor of government at Harvard University and author of Taming the Prince.
LEO MARX is professor of American cultural history (Emeritus) at MIT, and editor (with Merritt Roe Smith) of Does Technology Drive History? The Dilemma of Technological Determinism (MIT Press, 1994).
PETER MENZEL has photographed for Life, National Geographic, Time, The New York Times Magazine, and Paris Match. He lives in Napa, California.
ANNE NORTON is professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania and the author of Reflections on Political Identity.
ROBERT PINSKY is the author of An Explanation of America. His translation of the Inferno will be published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in November.
HILARY PUTNAM is a professor of philosophy at Harvard University. His most recent book is Words and Life.
LLOYD RUDOLPH is currently editing the diary of Amar Singh. He teaches about politics and India at the University of Chicago.
ARTHUR SCHLESINGER, JR. , is a noted writer and historian. His last book was The Disuniting of America.
LLOYD SCHWARTZ 's most recent book of poems is Goodnight, Gracie ; he won the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism.
ROBYN SELMAN 's poems have appeared in a number of publications including Kenyon Review, Paris Review, and The Best American Poetry.
RICHARD SENNETT 's most recent book is Flesh and Stone: The Body and the City in Western Civilization (WW Norton).
DON SHARE is translating and editing an edition of Seneca for Penguin Books.
DAVID A. STRAUSS is Harry N. Wyatt Professor of Law at the University of Chicago.
IMMANUEL WALLERSTEIN is director of the Fernand Braudel Center (Binghamton University) and co-author of Race, Nation, Class: Ambiguous Identities.
MICHAEL WALZER is a professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and author most recently of Thick and Thin: Moral Arguments at Home and Abroad.
JOSHUA WEINER 's poems and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Best American Poetry, The Nation, The Threepenny Review, AGNI, and other magazines.
ALAN WILLIAMSON teaches at the University of California at
Davis. A book of his essays, Eloquence and Mere Life, will be published
by the University of Michigan Press later this year.