2024 PPE Distinguished Public Lecture: Elizabeth Anderson
Elizabeth Anderson (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

April 3, 2024, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Kellogg Center for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, Virginia Tech

United States

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2024 PPE Distinguished Public Lecture with Elizabeth Anderson

MacArthur Fellow Grant Winner Elizabeth Anderson will deliver the 2024 PPE Distinguished Public Lecture at Virginia Tech.

Elizabeth Anderson is the Max Shaye Professor of Public Philosophy, John Dewey Distinguished University Professor, and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. In the past, she held the John Rawls Collegiate Professorship of Philosophy and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan and received her Ph.D. from Harvard University.

Professor Anderson is a MacArthur Fellow, Guggenheim Fellow, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a Fellow of the British Academy. In 2018, she was named a Progress Medal Laureate by the Society for Progress for her book Private Government. In 2020, she was named one of the world’s top 50 thinkers by Prospect Magazine. Professor Anderson designed and was the first Director of the Program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the University of Michigan.

At Virginia Tech, Professor Anderson will speak about “Challenges to Creating an Egalitarian Society.” The lecture will take place on April 3, 2024, from 5-6:30pm in the Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre of the Moss Arts Center. No tickets are required. The lecture will be followed by a public reception. Here is more information about the event.

All faculty, students, and members of the public are cordially invited to attend.

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