Ruth Abbey

Ruth Abbey is a Professor of Political Science. She works in the field of political theory, and her most recent book, The Return of Feminist Liberalism, examines the renewed interest among some feminist thinkers in the possibilities of liberalism. She has also published on the theme of gender in Nietzsche and on the idea of marriage as friendship in the work of Mary Wollstonecraft. She has written about the place of women in Rawls’s later conception of justice as fairness and is the editor of the forthcoming volume Feminist Interpretations of Rawlsin the Penn State University Press series Feminist Re-Readings of the Canon.
Select Courses: Feminist Political Thought
Department of Political Science bio   ruth.m.abbey.2@nd.edu   574/631-6084

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