Charles Bernstein is the David Gray Professor of Poetry and Letters and the Director of the Poetics Program at SUNY Buffalo. In addition to My Way: Speeches and Poems (University of Chicago Press), he is the author of two collections of essays, A Poetics and Content’s Dream (Sun & Moon Press), and more than twenty books of poems, including Republics of Reality: 1975-1995 (Sun & Moon Press), Islets/Irritations (Roof Books), and Rough Trades (Sun & Moon Press).
Randall Dipert is the C.S. Peirce Professor of American Philosophy at SUNY Buffalo. He is the author of Artifacts, Art Works, and Agency (Temple University Press, 1993), and co-author of Logic: A Computer Approach (McGraw-Hill, 1985).
Andre De Tienne studied philosophy at the Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis (Brussels) and at the Catholic University of Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve; Ph.D. 1991) in Belgium. He is an associate editor in the Peirce Edition Project, and an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy of Indiana University at Indianapolis, where he teaches principally a course on Ancient Philosophy. His research focuses for the most part on Peirce's semiotic philosophy, on his earlier writings as well as on the later ones (in particular phaneroscopy, semiotic logic, and the connection between these two sciences). He also cultivates a more general interest in the pragmatist movement as a whole, and has been busy preparing an edition (with Thoemmes Press) of the main texts of the Cambridge pragmatists: Charles Peirce, William James, Josiah Royce, C. I. Lewis, Horace Kallen, et John E. Boodin. At the Peirce Project his main responsibility consists, among others, in reorganizing and reconstituting Peirce's many unpublished manuscripts. He is at the moment busily engaged in the production of volumes 8 to 11 of the chronological edition. His book, L'Analytique de la représentation chez Peirce, attempts to provide a minute reconstitution of the genesis of the argument of the foundational text of Peirce's semiotics, "On a New List of Categories." On the matter of editing Peirce, De Tienne published two papers in Text - An Interdisciplinary Annual of Textual Studies (Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press): "Selecting Alterations for the Apparatus of a Critical Edition" (vol. 9, 1996, pp. 33-62), and "The Peirce Papers: How to Pick Up Manuscripts That Fell to the Floor" (vol. 10, 1997, pp. 259-282).
Johanna Drucker's most recent artist's book is A Girl's Life, a collaboration with Susan Bee, from Granary Books. She is Robertson Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia. Her critical books include The Visible Word (University of Chicago Press), Theorizing Modernism (Columbia University Press), The Century of Artists' Books (Granary), and Figuring the Word (Granary).
Rocky Gangle is a graduate student at UVA.
Jorge Gracia is the Samuel P. Capen Chair and Distinguished Professor in the Department of Philosophy at SUNY Buffalo. Among his many publications, he is the author of Surviving Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality: A Foundational Analysis for the Twenty-First Century (forthcoming), Que son las categorias? (forthcoming), Old Wine in New Skins: The Role of Tradition in Communication, Knowledge, and Group Identity (forthcoming), and How Can We Know What God Means? The Interpretation of Revelation ( Palgrave of St. Martin's Press, 2001).
Peter Hare is a Distinguished Service Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Buffalo. His he is the editor of Doing Philosophy Historically (Prometheus Books, 1988), and author of numerous titles, including A Woman's Quest for Science: Portrait of Anthropologist Elsie Clews Parsons (Prometheus Books, 1985) and Causing, Perceiving and Believing: An Examination of the Philosophy of C. J. Ducasse. With Edward H. Madden. (D. Reidel, 1975).
Nathan Houser is Professor of Philosophy at IUPUI. He is also theDirector and General Editor of the Peirce Edition Project. Houser earned his Ph. D. in Philosophy from the University of Waterloo in Canada and came to IUPUI in 1983. He was the recipient of a Fulbright-Hays Award to study in England and is the author of many articles and the editor or co-editor of several books. He contributed the article on the history of algebraic logic for the Routledge Companion Encyclopedia of the History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences and the article on Charles S. Peirce for the Supplement for Edward's Encyclopedia of Philosophy. He is a member of a number of professional organizations and has served as an officer or board member for several of them. Professor Houser teaches history of philosophy (generally about American philosophy or Charles Peirce), philosophy of mind, logic and semiotics. He was recently awarded an NEH grant for his work with the Peirce Edition Project.
Susan Howe is a Distinguished Professor of English at SUNY Buffalo. Her most recent poetry collections are The Europe of Trusts (New Directions, 2002), Pierce-Arrow (New Directions, 1999), and Frame Structures: Early Poems 1974-1979 (New Directions,1996). Her books of criticism are The Birth-Mark: Unsettling the Wilderness in American Literary History (Wesleyan University Press,1993), and My Emily Dickinson (North Atlantic Books, 1985).
Carolyn Korsmeyer is Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Buffalo, and specializes in aesthetics and philosophy of art. She has written or edited six books and has just completed a book manuscript on gender in aesthetics, due out next year. Presently she is at work on a project concerning the aesthetic uses of disgust.
Albert Lewis is the Associate Editor of the Peirce Edition Project, (IUPUI), the Writings of Charles S. Peirce: A Chronological Edition, Vol. 6: 1886–1890 ( Indiana University Press, 2000), and The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell. Vol. 15: Uncertain Paths to Freedom: Russia and China, 1919–22 (Routledge, 2000). His recent article “The contrasting views of Charles S. Peirce and Bertrand Russell on Cantor’s Transfinite Paradise” has appeared in Proceedings of the Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Mathematics (Bol. 13: 159–166). He is the Chief Editor of The History of Mathematics from Antiquity to the Present: A Selective Bibliography (American Mathematical Society, 2000).
Jerome McGann is one of the major scholars of British poetry, textual editor of Byron, Defender of Swinburne and Rossetti. McGann's recent work has made him a leading thinker about web textuality and scholarship. Author of Romantic Ideology, The Black Riders, The Textual Condition, and most recently Radiant Textuality, McGann is the John Stewart Bryan University Professor at the University of Virginia.
Peter Ochs is an authority on pragmatism and Jewish political thought. He is the Edgar Bronfman Professor of Modern Judaic Studies at UVA. Recent publications include Peirce, Pragmatism, and the Logic of Scripture (Cambridge University Press, 1998), Reasoning After Revelation: Dialogues in Postmodern Jewish Philosophy, with Steven Kepnes and Robert Gibbs (Westview Press/Perseus, 1998), and Reviewing the Covenant: Eugene Borowitz and the Postmodern Renewal of Jewish Theology, with Eugene Borowitz (SUNY Press, 2000).
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