Gail Weiss

Gail Weiss is a professor of Philosophy at the George Washington University. Her publications include:
Monographs, Edited Journals, and Edited Volumes

Existential Ambiguities: Beauvoir and Merleau-Ponty (under contract with Indiana U. Press)

50 Concepts for a Critical Phenomenology, Co-Editor with Ann Murphy and Gayle Salamon (under contract with Northwestern University Press)

Guest Co-Editor (with Debra Bergoffen) of Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy Cluster Issue on “Contesting the Norms of Embodiment” Volume 27.2 (Winter 2012).

Guest Co-Editor (with Debra Bergoffen) of Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy Special Issue on “Ethics of Embodiment” Volume 26.3 (Summer 2011).

Refiguring the Ordinary (Indiana University Press, 2008)

Intertwinings: Interdisciplinary Encounters with Merleau-Ponty (SUNY Press, 2008)

Feminist Interpretations of Maurice Merleau-Ponty (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2006)

Thinking the Limits of the Body (SUNY Press, 2003)

Body Images: Embodiment as Intercorporeality (Routledge, 1999)

Perspectives on Embodiment: The Intersections of Nature and Culture (Routledge, 1999)

Recent Articles, Book Chapters, and Encyclopedia Chapters

“Race and Phenomenology (or Phenomenologizing Race)” Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Race, Eds. Linda Martìn Alcoff, Luvell Anderson, and Paul Taylor (Routledge Press, 2018, 233-244).

“Beauvoir, Irigaray, and the Ambiguities of Desire” Differences: Rereading Beauvoir and Irigaray. Eds. Emily Anne Parker and Anne van Leeuwen. (Oxford University Press, 2018, 177-195).

“The Perils and Pleasures of the ‘I Can’ Body” Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy/Revue canadienne de philosophie continentale Volume 21, #2 Fall/Autumn Special Issue: Throwing Like a Girl: 40 Years Later/Lancer Comme une Fille: 40 Ans Plus Tard, Éditeur invité Donald A. Landes.(2017), 63-80.

“The ‘Normal Abnormalities’ of Disability and Aging: Merleau-Ponty and Beauvoir” Feminist Phenomenology Futures. Eds. Helen Fielding and Dorothea Olkowski (Indiana University Press, 2017, 203-217).

“Sedimented Attitudes and Existential Responsibilities” Body/Self/Other: The Phenomenology of Social Encounters, eds. Luna Dolezal and Danielle Petherbridge (SUNY Press, 2017, 75-102.)

“De-Naturalizing the Natural Attitude: A Husserlian Legacy to Social Phenomenology” Journal of Phenomenological Psychology, Vol. 47 (2016), 1-16.

“The Silverman Network” Between Philosophy and Non-Philosophy: Essays in Honor of Hugh J. Silverman (1945–2013), eds. Peter Gratton, Donald A. Landes, and Leonard Lawlor (SUNY Press, 2016, 181-193).

“The Normal, the Natural, and the Normative: Implications of Merleau-Ponty’s Work for Feminist Theory, Critical Race Theory, and Disability Studies” Continental Philosophy Review Volume 48, Issue 1 (2015), 77-93.

“Body” 3,000 word entry for the International Encyclopedia of Ethics. Editor-in-Chief Hugh LaFollette (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2015), 1-9 (DOI: 10.1002/9781444367072.wbiee806).

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