Elizabeth Anderson is the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and John Rawls Collegiate Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies. Her work focuses on democratic theory, equality in political philosophy and American law, 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, and feminist epistemology and philosophy of science.
She is the author of the book Value in Ethics and in Economics as well as numerous journal articles in publications such as Ethics, the Columbia Law Review, and Philosophy and Public Affairs. She received her Ph.D. in philosophy from Harvard University and her B.A. in philosophy from Swarthmore College.