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  • Sex and Social Justiceby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 28.99

    Growing out of Nussbaum's years of work with an international development agency connected with the United Nations, and informed by her study of Aristotle and the Stoics and the modern liberal thinkers Kant and Mill, this collection charts a feminism that is deeply concerned with the urgent needs of women who live in hunger and illiteracy, or under... more...

  • Women and Human Developmentby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 28.00

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

  • Hiding from Humanityby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 41.95

    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...

  • Not For Profitby Martha C. C. Nussbaum

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 22.95

    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 rightly been seen as essential for creating competent democratic citizens. But recently, Nussbaum argues,... more...

  • Love's Knowledgeby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 43.99

    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 ethical... more...

  • Sex and Social Justiceby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 28.99

    Growing out of Nussbaum's years of work with an international development agency connected with the United Nations, and informed by her study of Aristotle and the Stoics and the modern liberal thinkers Kant and Mill, this collection charts a feminism that is deeply concerned with the urgent needs of women who live in hunger and illiteracy, or under... 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,... more...

  • 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...

  • The Therapy of Desireby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 43.95

    The Epicureans, Skeptics, and Stoics practiced philosophy not as a detached intellectual discipline, but as a worldly art of grappling with issues of daily and urgent human significance: the fear of death, love and sexuality, anger and aggression. Like medicine, philosophy to them was a rigorous science aimed both at understanding and at producing... more...

  • The Fragility of Goodnessby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 40.00

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