Martha Nussbaum

Books

  • Cultivating Humanity
  • Sex and Social Justice
  • From Disgust to Humanity: Sexual Orientation and Constitutional Law
  • Plato’s ‘Republic’: the good society and the deformation of desire
  • The clash within: democracy and the Hindu right
  • The new religious intolerance: overcoming the politics of fear in an anxious age

Summary

  • She is the current Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago, a chair that includes appointments in the philosophy department and the law school.
  • She also holds associate appointments in classics, divinity and political science, is a member of the Committee on Southern Asian Studies, and a board member of the Human Rights Program.
  • She studied theatre and classics at New York University, getting a BA in 1969, and gradually moved to philosophy while at Harvard University, where she received an MA in 1972 and a PhD in 1975.
  • Her interest in India started while working for Amartya Sen with whom she shared an intimate relationship, a fact she herself has bragged about.
  • Her views on Indian society are no different from the ones presented by leftist distortionists.
  • She does not have any qualification or training in archeology, Sanskrit, geology, or metallurgy, yet writes with authority about the dating of the Vedas.

References

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