Tue, Sep 04 - Fri, Sep 14
WOOSTER, Ohio – Elizabeth Anderson, the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and John Rawls Collegiate Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at the University of Michigan, will present "Tom Paine and the Ironies of Social Insurance" at the Seventh Lindner Lecture in Ethics on Thursday, Sept. 13, at The College of Wooster. The free public lecture will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Lean Lecture Room of Wishart Hall (303 E. University St.).
The following day (Sept. 14) Anderson will participate in a session of "Author Meets Critics" with David Schmidtz, Professor of Philosophy and joint Professor of Economics at the University of Arizona, and Eleni Manis,Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Franklin & Marshall College, serving as critics. The session will take place in Room 101 of Wishart Hall (303 E. University St.) beginning at 11 a.m.
Anderson received her B.A. in philosophy from Swarthmore College and her Ph.D. in philosophy from Harvard. The author of "The Imperative of Integration" and "Value in Ethics and in Economics," Anderson's areas of research include 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. She is currently working on the history of egalitarianism.
Schmidtz received his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. He is the founding director of Arizona's Freedom Center, and editor of Social Philosophy and Policy. He also has a courtesy appointment at the Macguire Center for Entrepreneurship in the Eller College of Management. He works mainly in ethics, environmental philosophy, rational choice, and political philosophy.
Manis received her B.A. from Dartmouth College and her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, under the tutelage of Elizabeth Anderson. She is particularly interested in social and political justice. Her main research explores the nature of democratic citizens obligations to fellow citizens.
The Lindner Lecture in Ethics is supported by the The Lindner Endowment, which was established in 2007 through a generous gift given by Carl H. Lindner, to support The Department of Philosophy in the teaching of ethics. Additional information about the lecture is available by phone 330-263-2380 or e-mail.
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