Rainer Forst is professor of political theory and philosophy at Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and director of the research cluster on the "Formation of Normative Orders." He has also taught at the New School for Social Research in New York, the Free University Berlin, and Dartmouth College. He is the author of Contexts of Justice: Political Philosophy Beyond Liberalism and Communitarianism and the forthcoming Toleration in Conflict: History, Import, and Contemporary Significance of a Controversial Concept and Justification and Critique.
Jeffrey Flynn is assistant professor of philosophy at Fordham University and the translator of Hauke Brunkhorst's Solidarity: From Civic Friendship to a Global Legal Community. He is currently at work on a book entitled Human Rights: Reframing the Intercultural Dialogue.