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World Thinkers 2014: Elizabeth Anderson

Political philosopher, US

By Prospect Team  

Elizabeth Anderson professor of philosophy and women’s studies at the University of Michigan. Anderson’s research focuses on democratic theory, equality, racial integration, the ethical limits of markets, theories of value and rational choice (alternatives to consequentialism and economic theories of rational choice), the philosophies of John Stuart Mill and John Dewey, social abd feminist epistemology. Her most recent book is The Imperative of Integration, a book which the philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah described as offering “a compelling vision of an ideal of integration that has largely been lost to view. Whether…

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