Nancy S. Love is professor of government and justice studies and director of the Interdisciplinary Studies Program at Appalachian State University. Previously, Dr. Love taught at Pennsylvania State University, where she received the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching in 1991. She has also taught at Swarthmore College and Cornell University. Professor Love received her AB degree from Kenyon College and her PhD from Cornell University. She is the author of Musical Democracy, Marx, Nietzsche, and Modernity, and Understanding Dogmas and Dreams, 2nd edition, a companion text to this volume. Her work appears in anthologies on critical theory and in the following journals: differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies; Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy; New German Critique; Polity; Studies in Soviet Thought; Theory and Event; Theory, Culture, and Society; and Women and Politics.