Bio: Elizabeth Anderson is John Dewey Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where she has taught since 1987. She is the author of Value in Ethics and Economics (Harvard UP, 1993), The Imperative of Integration (Princeton UP, 2010), Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk About It) (Princeton UP, 2017) and numerous, widely reprinted articles in journals of philosophy, law, and economics. She has written extensively on egalitarianism, affirmative action, racial integration, the ethical limits of the market, values in social science research, democratic theory, social epistemology, and pragmatism. She has won fellowships from the ACLS and Guggenheim Foundations, was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and served as President of the Central Division of the American Philosophical Association. Professor Anderson designed and was the founding director of University of Michigan’s Philosophy, Politics, and Economics program.
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