Tom Digby has put together a fine volume of diverse voices on the question of males doing feminist thought in the U.S. Avoiding the pitfalls of naive identity politics and standpoint escapism, the contributors explore the topic as a set of problems through which theoretical, political, moral, and existential commitments can be forged..Lewis R. Gordon, Brown University
The wonderfully diverse entries in this volume investigate the tensions between feminism and manhood, engaging the personal and the political, the moral and the epistemological. The authors' explorations of the strengths and weaknesses of male subject position challenge simplistic interpretations both of the subject/object distinction and of epistemologies based directly on social identities. This collection makes an original and substantive contribution to feminist theory..Alison M. Jaggar University of Colorado, Boulder
Being written by men and women, straights and gays, transsexuals, and people of different ethnic and racial backgrounds, these essays represent varied responses to the question of men doing feminism... which makes it an extremely valuable collection.Christine R. Metzo, University of Kentucky
About the Author
teaches philosophy at Springfield College. His articles on feminist theory and other subjects have been published widely and he serves on the executive board of the Society for the Study of Women Philosophers and has also been active in the Society for Women in Philosophy.