About the Author
Abraham Edel (1908-2007), a distinguished American moral and social philosopher, was research professor of philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania and before that the City College of New York. Some of his numerous books are Science and the Structure of Ethics, Aristotle and His Philosophy, and Ethical Judgment.
Peter Hare was Distinguished Service Professor of philosophy at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is the author of numerous journal articles and is the author of most recently A Woman's Quest for Science: Portrait of Anthropologist Elsie Clews Parsons.
Irving Louis Horowitz (1929-2012) was Hannah Arendt Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Political Science at Rutgers University. He was the founder and served as chairman of the board and editorial director of Transaction Publishers. A prolific writer, he authored more than fifty books, as well as hundreds of articles and essays.