RAJA HALWANI is Associate Professor of Philosophy in the Liberal Arts Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA. His areas of research include ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of sex and love, and philosophy of art, areas in which he published numerous articles. He is also the author of Virtuous Liaisons: Care, Love, Sex, and Virtue Ethics and the editor of Sex and Ethics: Essays on Sexuality, Virtue, and the Good Life. TOMIS KAPITAN is a Professor of Philosophy at Northern Illinois University, USA. He has also taught at Indiana State University, Birzeit University, East Carolina University, The American University of Beirut, and Bogazici University in Istanbul. He has published articles in metaphysics, philosophy of language, philosophy of logic, and international ethics. He is the editor of Philosophical Perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict,, Archaeology, History, and Culture in Palestine and the Near East, ( and the co-editor of The Phenomeno-Logic of the I ).