Tessman, Lisa. Burdened Virtues: Virtues Ethics for Liberatory Struggles, Oxford University Press, 2005.
Bar On, Bat-Ami, and Lisa Tessman, eds. Jewish Locations:Traversing Racialized Landscapes. Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2001.
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Her areas of research and teaching include Virtue Ethics and Feminist Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Critical Race Theory and Social and Political Philosophy.
Moral Failure, Critical Race Theory, Feminist Theory
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA., 1996.
B.A. in Philosophy, Carleton College, Northfield, MN., 1998.
2005. Burdened Virtues: Virtue Ethics for Liberatory Struggles. Oxford University Press.
Forthcoming 2009. Feminist Ethics and Social and Political Philosophy: Theorizing the Non- Ideal. Kluwer Academic Publishing.
2001. Jewish Locations: Traversing Racialized Landscapes. Rowman and Littlefield. Co- edited with Bat-Ami Bar On.
Forthcoming 2009. “Feminist Eudaimonism: Eudaimonism as Non-Ideal Theory.” In Feminist Ethics and Social and Political Philosophy: Theorizing the Non-Ideal, ed. Lisa Tessman. Kluwer Academic Publishing.
Forthcoming 2008. “Expecting Bad Luck.” Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy. 23 (4).
Forthcoming 2008. “Symposium on Burdened Virtues: Response to My Critics.” Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy. 23 (3).
2005. “The Burdened Virtues of Political Resistance.” In Feminist Interventions in Ethics and Politics, eds. Barbara S. Andrew, Jean Keller and Lisa H. Schwartzman. Rowman and Littlefield: 77-96.
2003. “On (Not) Living the Good Life: Reflections on Oppression, Virtue and Flourishing.” Canadian Journal of Philosophy Supplementary Volume 28 on Feminist Moral Philosophy: 3-32.
2002. “Do the Wicked Flourish? Virtue Ethics and Unjust Social Privilege.” American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy 01 (2) (Spring 2002): 59-63.
2001. “Jewish Racializations: Revealing the Contingency of Whiteness.” In Jewish Locations: Traversing Racialized Landscapes, eds. Lisa Tessman and Bat-Ami Bar On. Rowman and Littlefield.
2001. “Race Studies and Jewish Studies: Toward a Critical Meeting Ground” with Bat-Ami Bar On. In Jewish Locations: Traversing Racialized Landscapes, eds. Lisa Tessman and Bat-Ami Bar On. Rowman and Littlefield.
2001. “Critical Virtue Ethics: Understanding Oppression as Morally Damaging.” In Feminists Doing Ethics, eds. Peggy DesAutels and Joanne Waugh. Rowman and Littlefield. Volume selected as a Choice Outstanding Academic Book, 2003.
2000. “Moral Luck in the Politics of Personal Transformation.” Social Theory and Practice. 26 (3): 1-21.
1999. “The Other Colors of Whiteness” with Bat-Ami Bar On. In Whiteness: Feminist Philosophical Reflections, eds. Chris Cuomo and Kim Hall. Rowman and Littlefield. Reprinted in Oppression, Privilege, and Resistance, eds. Lisa Heldke and Peg O’Connor. McGraw Hill, 2004.
1999. “The Racial Politics of Mixed-Race.” Journal of Social Philosophy. 30 (2): 276-294.
1998. “Dangerous Loyalties and Liberatory Politics.” Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy. 13 (4): 18-39.
1995. “Beyond Communitarian Unity in the Politics of Identity.” Socialist Review, vol. 94,1-2 (1995): 54-83.
1995. “Who Are My People? Communitarianism and the Interlocking of Oppressions.” International Studies in Philosophy, vol. XXVII/1 (1995): 105-117.
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