Elizabeth S. Anderson

Award Winner

1959 –


Who is Elizabeth S. Anderson?

Elizabeth S. Anderson is Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and John Rawls Collegiate Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at the University of Michigan. Her research covers topics in social philosophy, political philosophy and ethics, including: democratic theory, equality in political philosophy and American law, racial integration, the ethical limits of markets, theories of value and rational choice, the philosophies of John Stuart Mill and John Dewey, and feminist epistemology and philosophy of science.

Anderson's book The Imperative of Integration, winner of the American Philosophical Association's 2011 Joseph B. Gittler Award, for "an outstanding scholarly contribution in the field of the philosophy of one or more of the social sciences." She is also author of Value in Ethics and Economics, and dozens of articles.

Anderson is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 2013, Anderson received a Guggenheim Fellowship to support her work.

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Dec 5, 1959
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  • United States of America

on July 23, 2013


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