Hilde Lindemann is a Professor of Philosophy at Michigan State University. Her books include An Invitation to Feminist Ethics (McGraw-Hill 2005) and, as Hilde Lindemann Nelson, Damaged Identities, Narrative Repair (Cornell University Press 20 0 1). With James Lindemann Nelson she coauthored Alzheimer's: Answers to Hard Questions for Families (Double day 1996) and The Patient in the Family (Routledge 1995), and she has also edited three collections: Feminism and Families and Stories and Their Limits: Narrative Approaches to Bioethics (both Routledge 1997), and, with Marian Verkerk and Margaret Urban Walker, Naturalized Bioethics (Cambridge 2008). The former editor of Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, she was also coeditor (with Sara Ruddick and Margaret Urban Walker) of Rowman & Littlefield's Feminist Constructions series and the general coeditor (with James Lindemann Nelson) of the Reflective Bioethics series at Routledge. A Fellow of the Hastings Center, her ongoing research interests are in feminist bioethics, feminist ethics, the ethics of families, and the social construction of persons and their identities.