Martha Nussbaum

University of Chicago


Martha Nussbaum is the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago.

Featured Work

The Clash Within: Democracy, Religious Violence, and India

MAY 3, 2007 Podcast

The Clash Within: Democracy, Religious Violence, and India's Future

The Hindu right poses a threat to India's secular democracy, says Martha Nussbaum, and this example of the impact of religious nationalism is relevant to ...

Martha Nussbaum. CREDIT: Robin Holland via <a href="">Wikipedia</a> .

AUG 6, 2000 Article

Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005): Series 2, No. 3 (Summer 2000): Silence Breaking: The Women's Dimension of the Human Rights Box: Articles: The "Capabilities" Advantage to Promoting Women's Human Rights

Nussbaum's "capabilities approach" clearly articulates the motivating concerns and ultimate goals of social justice, and provides a benchmark with which to measure what it means ...