Dr. Lenore Wright
Her research interests include Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Philosophy and Culture, and Feminist Theory. In addition to her book, The Philosopher’s I: Autobiography and the Search for the Self (October 2006, SUNY Press), her most recent publications include the following: “Plato’s Socrates and Soseki’s Sensei: Living the Sovereign Life,” Asian Philosophy, vol. 15 no. 1 (March 2005): 61-76 “Socrates at the Cinema: Using Film in the Philosophy Classroom,” co-authored with Anne-Marie Bowery (Teaching Philosophy, March 2003), “The Wonder of Barbie: Female Representation in Popular Culture” (Essays in Philosophy vol. 4 no. 1, January 2003), and “Sam and Frodo’s Excellent Adventure: A Journey Motif” in The Lord of the Rings and Philosophy (2003). Currently, she is completing a manuscript that explores the intersection between modern views of the self and anatomical art. The work is entitled The Learned Anatomist.