“It’s Just a Harmless Advertisement”: On Liposuction, Media, and Perpetuation of Sexism A few months ago, we posted about an advertisement advertising liposuction in a university newspaper. Today there is a short, powerful, and thoughtful piece by Alyssa Gockley on The Feminist Wire. Gockley is a graduating senior at Bucknell University.
Prof. Claudia Card will be the guest on the next WHY?Radio show, on “A Secular Theory of Evil,” Sunday, May 12 at 5 p.m. Yes, more feminist philosophers on public radio, please! How delightful. Here’s the brief bio of her from Philosophy in Public Life, the institute which sponsors the monthly call-in radio show:
Claudia Card is the Emma Goldman Professor of Philosophy in the Philosophy Department at University of Wisconsin, Madison, with teaching affiliations in Women’s Studies, Jewish Studies, Environmental Studies, and LGBT Studies.
Her books include Confronting Evils: Terrorism, Torture, Genocide (Cambridge 2010), Genocide’s Aftermath: Responsibility and Repair, ed. with Armen Marsoobian (Blackwell 2007); The Cambridge Companion to Simone de Beauvoir, ed. (2003); The Atrocity Paradigm: A Theory of Evil (Oxford 2002); On Feminist Ethics and Politics, ed. (Kansas 1999); The Unnatural Lottery: Character and Moral Luck (Temple 1996); Lesbian Choices (Columbia 1995); and Feminist Ethics, ed. (Kansas 1991).