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Linda Martín Alcoff
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Degrees/Diplomas: PhD, Brown University
Research Interests
  • 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy
  • Foucault
  • Epistemology
  • Feminist Epistemology
  • Feminist Theory
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Post-Colonial Theory

Courses Recently Taught

  • Philosophy of Race (Spring 2015)
  • New Feminist Epistemologies and Metaphysics (Spring 2014)
  • Foucault, Biopolitics, and the Security State (Fall 2012)
  • 20th Century Continental Epistemology (Fall 2010)

Representative Publications

Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self (Oxford University Press, 2006).

Real Knowing: New Versions of Coherence Epistemology (Cornell University Press, 2008 and 1996).

Feminist Epistemologies, co-editor, (Routledge, 1993).

Epistemology, editor, (Blackwell, 1998).

Thinking from the Underside of History: Enrique Dussel's Philosophy of Liberation, co-editor, (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000).

Identities: A Reader, co-editor, Blackwell, 2003).

Singing in the Fire: Stories of Women in Philosophy, editor, (Rowman & Littlefield, 2003).

Blackwell Guide to Feminist Philosophy, co-editor, (Blackwell, 2006).

Identity Politics Reconsidered, co-editor, (Palgrave/MacMillan, 2006).