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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.


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.

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Islamic liberalism under fire in India.

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Martha Nussbaum’s bat mitzvah talk.

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Why women were mutliated in Gujarat.

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Bernard Williams remembered

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What the Indian constitutional tradition can teach about sex equality.

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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.

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

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The stage can bring us closer to real democracy.

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