Criticism and Compassion: The Ethics and Politics of Claudia Card offers a unique perspective on the range of issues explored by Card during her distinguished career in philosophy.
Investigates her work as an early leader in the development of feminist philosophy, challenging many preconceptions about the society's norms regarding gender, marriage, and motherhood
Crossing many disciplinary boundaries, her concept of social death has come to play a significant role in multidisciplinary field of genocide studies
This volume combines many of Claudia Card's important essays with recently commissioned essays by leading philosophers whose work has been influenced by Card
The full scope of Card's philosophy is presented here - both in her own words and those of her critics and interpreters
ROBIN S. DILLON is the William Wilson Selfridge Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Ethics at Lehigh University. She writes on self-respect - to which Claudia Card introduced her - and related concepts, including respect, arrogance, humility, self-forgiveness, and self-esteem. She has also published numerous articles on Kantian ethics, feminist ethics, and virtue and vice. ARMEN T. MARSOOBIAN is Professor and Chair of Philosophy at Southern Connecticut State University and Editor-in-Chief of Metaphilosophy. He has taught as a visiting professor at Columbia University. He has lectured and published extensively on topics in American philosophy, aesthetics, moral philosophy, and genocide studies. He has edited five books, including The Blackwell Guide to American Philosophy and Genocide's Aftermath: Responsibility and Repair with Claudia Card. His award-winning book Fragments of a Lost Homeland: Remembering Armenia is based upon extensive research about his family, the Dildilians, who were accomplished photographers in the Ottoman Empire. Exhibitions of their photography were mounted in Turkey, Armenia, Great Britain, and the United States.