About Professor Moira Gatens
Professor Moira Gatens' research and supervision interests include: Social and political philosophy, C17th rationalism (especially Spinoza), and feminist philosophy.
2001 Feminism si Filosofie: Perspective asupra diferentei si egalitatii, trans. Olivia Rusu-Toderean, Bucuresti, Polirom, pp. 232 [trans. Feminism and Philosophy, 1991]
1999 Collective Imaginings: Spinoza, Past and Present, London and New York: Routledge, 1999 [with G. Lloyd]
Reviews: ‘asks us to look at Spinoza in new and creative ways.’ ‘a book as stimulating and competent as this one - should be welcomed.’ Stephen Nadler (Mind, 2000); ‘important .. new reading .. opens wide the doors to a new, promising approach to work on Spinoza .. further studies on Spinoza will not be able to ignore this work.’ Steven Barbone, Australasian Journal of Philosophy (vol 79, 3, 2001); subject of ‘Review Essay: Reading Spinoza Today’, C. Williams, Contemporary Political Theory, 1, 3, pp. 371-88
1996 Imaginary Bodies: Ethics, Power and Corporeality, London and New York: Routledge, 1996
Awards: selected for “Author meets Critics” session at Annual Society for Phenomenological and Existential Philosophy, Washington, DC, 1996. ‘Epilogue’ reprinted in The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader, ed. A. Jones London: Routledge, 2003, pp. 466-70.
Feminism and Philosophy: Perspectives on Difference and Equality, Cambridge: Polity Press & Indiana University Press, 1991 (reprinted: 1993, 1995) Book Chapters
2004 *‘Privacy and the Body: The Publicity of Affect’ in Privacies: Philosophical Evaluations, ed. B Roessler, Stanford University Press, pp. 113-32
2003 *‘Beauvoir and Biology: A Second Look’ in C. Card, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Simone de Beauvoir, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, pp. 266-85
‘Epilogue’ to Imaginary Bodies: Ethics, Power and Corporeality  reprinted in The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader, ed. A. Jones London, Routledge, pp. 466-70
2002 'Post-Colonialism and History: Are We Responsible for the Past?' in J. Swearingen, J. Cutting-Gray, eds. Extreme Beauty: Aesthetics, Politics, Death, New York, London, Continuum, pp. 142-151
*‘The Politics of “Presence” and “Difference”: Working Through Spinoza and Eliot’, in Visible Women: Essays on Feminist Legal Theory and Political Philosophy, eds. S. James and S. Palmer, Oxford: Hart Publishing, pp. 159-174