Schwarzenbach, Sibyl

Jeffrey Bliss

Sibyl A. Schwarzenbach is professor of philosophy and women’s studies at the City University of New York, Baruch College and the University Graduate Center. She attended Heidelberg University as a Fulbright Scholar in the 1970s, and obtained her doctorate in philosophy at Harvard (under John Rawls). Schwarzenbach is author of many articles in social, political, and feminist theory, as well as co-editor of Women and the United States Constitution: Interpretation, Theory and Practice (Columbia, 2004).  Her current project is on the life and works of a Swiss cousin: Through Foreign Eyes: American Democracy in the Photo-journalism of Annemarie Schwarzenbach, 1934-1942.

On Rorotoko:

On her book On Civic Friendship: Including Women in the State
(Our Cover Feature of December 07, 2009)