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The Therapy of Desire: Theory and Practice in Hellenistic Ethics

The Therapy of Desire

Theory and Practice in Hellenistic Ethics

Princeton University Press (2013)
US$22.70

The Epicureans, Skeptics, and Stoics practiced philosophy not as a detached intellectual discipline...

Not for Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities - Updated Edition

Not for Profit

Why Democracy Needs the Humanities - Updated Edition

Princeton University Press (2016)
US$15.42

In this short and powerful book, celebrated philosopher Martha Nussbaum makes a passionate case for...

Women and Human Development: The Capabilities Approach
Cambridge University Press (2000)
US$24.00

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

Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, Justice

Anger and Forgiveness

Resentment, Generosity, Justice

Oxford University Press (2016)
US$11.69

In this wide-ranging book, Martha C. Nussbaum, one of our leading public intellectuals, argues that...

Upheavals of Thought: The Intelligence of Emotions

Upheavals of Thought

The Intelligence of Emotions

Cambridge University Press (2001)
US$30.00

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

Sex and Social Justice
Oxford University Press (1999)
US$30.59

Growing out of Nussbaum's years of work with an international development agency connected with the...

The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy

The Fragility of Goodness (2nd ed.)

Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy

Cambridge University Press (2001)
US$40.00

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

The Monarchy of Fear: A Philosopher Looks at Our Political Crisis

The Monarchy of Fear

A Philosopher Looks at Our Political Crisis

Simon & Schuster (2018)
US$9.87

From one of the world’s most celebrated moral philosophers comes a thorough examination of the...

Hiding from Humanity: Disgust, Shame, and the Law

Hiding from Humanity

Disgust, Shame, and the Law

Princeton University Press (2009)
US$40.95

Should laws about sex and pornography be based on social conventions about what is disgusting?...

Love's Knowledge: Essays on Philosophy and Literature

Love's Knowledge

Essays on Philosophy and Literature

Oxford University Press (1990)
US$47.69

This volume brings together Nussbaum's published papers on the relationship between literature and...