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  • Upheavals of Thoughtby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 28.00

    A philosophical examination of the emotions as highly discriminating responses to what is of value. more...

  • Sex and Social Justiceby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 29.99

    These essays articulate a distinctive conception of feminism, one rooted in the liberal tradition of political thought but responsive to radical feminist critiques of this tradition. They chart a feminism that is deeply concerned with global justice and with the needs of women who live in hunger. more...

  • Love's Knowledgeby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Oxford University Press, USA 1990; US$ 29.99

    This volume brings together Nussbaum's published papers on the relationship between literature and philosophy, especially moral philosophy. The papers, many of them previously inaccessible to non-specialist readers, deal with such fundamental issues as the relationship between style and content in the exploration of ethical issues; the nature of... more...

  • Sex and Social Justiceby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Oxford University Press, USA 1998; US$ 29.99

    What does it mean to respect the dignity of a human being? What sort of support do human capacities demand from the world, and how should we think about this support when we encounter differences of gender or sexuality? How should we think about each other across divisions that a legacy of injustice has created? In Sex and Social Justice, Martha Nussbaum... more...

  • Philosophical Interventionsby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 22.99

    This volume collects the notable published book reviews of Martha C. Nussbaum is an acclaimed philosopher who is also a professor of law and a public intellectual. Her academic work focuses on questions of moral and political philosophy and on the nature of the emotions. But over the past 25 years she has also written many book reviews for a general... more...

  • Not for Profitby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 15.95

    In this short and powerful book, celebrated philosopher Martha Nussbaum makes a passionate case for the importance of the liberal arts at all levels of education. Historically, the humanities have been central to education because they have been seen as essential for creating competent democratic citizens. But recently, Nussbaum argues, thinking... more...

  • The Fragility of Goodnessby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 36.00

    This book, first published in 2001, is a study of ancient views about 'moral luck'. more...

  • Women and Human Developmentby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 28.00

    Martha Nussbaum proposes a new kind of feminism that is genuinely international. more...

  • From Disgust to Humanityby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 14.99

    A distinguished professor of law and philosophy at the University of Chicago, a prolific writer and award-winning thinker, Martha Nussbaum stands as one of our foremost authorities on law, justice, freedom, morality, and emotion. In From Disgust to Humanity, Nussbaum aims her considerable intellectual firepower at the bulwark of opposition to gay equality:... more...

  • Hiding from Humanityby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 37.50

    Should laws about sex and pornography be based on social conventions about what is disgusting? Should felons be required to display bumper stickers or wear T-shirts that announce their crimes? This powerful and elegantly written book, by one of America's most influential philosophers, presents a critique of the role that shame and disgust play in... more...