Annual Colloquium - 2009
Caution: Women at Work
Assistant Professor of Philosophy;
James Madison University
Andrea Veltman is an assistant professor of philosophy at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Her principle areas of research and teaching include ethical and political philosophy, feminist theory, and existentialism. She has published articles on the philosophy of Simone de Beauvoir, the question of influence between Beauvoir and Sartre, and the concepts of freedom and transcendence in existentialism. She is also editor of Social and Political Philosophy (Oxford University Press, 2008) and co-editor of "Oppression and Moral Agency" (Special Issue of Hypatia, 2009) and Evil, Political Violence and Forgiveness (Lexington Books, 2009). She is currently working on a monograph on meaningful work, examining work in the context of human flourishing and distributive justice.