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Martha C. Nussbaum

Martha C. Nussbaum teaches philosophy and law at the University of Chicago. Her most recent book is Liberty of Conscience: In Defense of America’s Tradition of Religious Equality.

Articles

Martha Nussbaum on her new book—and why a full development of our humanity requires developing our capacities to care for animals.

Martha C. Nussbaum, Jeremy Bendik-Kymer
Victim anger can be useful to the political struggle, but it can also become excessive and obsessive, deforming the self.
Martha C. Nussbaum
Watch Martha C. Nussbaum discuss her latest book and where to go next in our moment of political crisis.
Boston Review, Martha C. Nussbaum
Islamic liberalism under fire in India.
Martha C. Nussbaum
Martha Nussbaum’s bat mitzvah talk.
Martha C. Nussbaum
Why women were mutliated in Gujarat.
Martha C. Nussbaum

Bernard Williams remembered

Martha C. Nussbaum

What the Indian constitutional tradition can teach about sex equality.

Martha C. Nussbaum

The life of the cosmopolitan, who puts right before country, and universal reason before the symbols of national belonging, need not be boring, flat, or lacking in love.

Martha C. Nussbaum

Forums

Hamilton presents us with the Choice of Hercules retold as a choice between two kinds of political life.
Martha C. Nussbaum

Forum Responses

I am grateful to these three fine responses, and I have learned from all of them. Because they raise such different issues, I will respond to them separately. First, I could not...
Martha C. Nussbaum