Martha C. Nussbaum

Associate Faculty; Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics in the Law School, the Department of Philosophy, and the College; Associate Faculty in the Departments of Classics and Political Science and in the Divinity School; Member of the Committee on Southern Asian Studies; Board Member of the Human Rights Program; Coordinator of the Center for Comparative Constitutionalism




MA, PhD (Harvard University)

Martha Nussbaum is a philosopher whose work focuses on ancient Greek philosophy, contemporary moral and political philosophy, feminism, and the connections between philosophy and literature.

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Current and Upcoming Courses

Religious Ethics

RETH 38614 Cicero on Friendship and Aging

RETH 50315 Amartya Sen’s Philosophical Work

RETH 50325 Public Morality and Legal Conservatism

RETH 51206 Utilitarian Ethics