Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk about It)

By on November 6, 2017

Elizabeth Anderson discusses her new book Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk about It) with reviewer Michael Munger.

Elizabeth Anderson, PhD
University of Michigan
Elizabeth Anderson, PhD, is Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and John Dewey Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on 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, social epistemology, and feminist epistemology and philosophy of science.

Michael Munger, PhD
Duke University
Michael Munger, PhD, is director of the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics program at Duke University. He worked as a staff economist at the Federal Trade Commission and has held teaching jobs at Dartmouth College, the University of Texas at Austin, and the University of North Carolina. His recent books include Choosing in Groups and The Thing Itself. His research interests include the study of the morality of exchange and the working of the new “Middleman Economy.”