HELD, Virginia. American, b. 1929. Genres: Economics, Philosophy, Politics/Government, Ethics, Women's studies and issues. Career: Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Graduate School, and Hunter College, City University of New York, 1996- (Assistant Professor, 1969-72; Associate Professor, 1973-76; Professor, 1977-95). Publications: The Public Interest and Individual Interests, 1970; (co-author) Women's Realities, Women's Choices, 1983, 2nd ed. 1995; Rights and Goods: Justifying Social Action, 1984, 1989; Feminist Morality: Transforming Culture, Society, and Politics, 1993. EDITOR: (with K. Nielsen and C. Parsons, and contrib.) Philosophy and Political Action, 1972; (with S. Morgenbesser and T. Nagel) Philosophy, Morality, and International Affairs, 1974; Property, Profits, and Economic Justice, 1980; Justice and Care: Essential Readings in Feminist Ethics, 1995. Author of articles and chapters in books. Address: Dept. of Philosophy, City University of New York, Graduate School, 365 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10016, U.S.A.