Free

Martha Nussbaum: Aging, Stigma, and Disgust

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Lory Student Center Theater

1101 Center Avenue Mall

Fort Collins, CO 80521

View Map

Friends Who Are Going
Event description

Description

Prof. Martha Nussbaum will present two talks on Nov. 10th as part of the CSU Ethics Colloquium: Aging, Stigma and Disgust at 2:00 p.m. and Anger, Powerlessness and the Politics of Blame at 5:00 p.m. Both talks will be presented in the Lory Student Center Theater.

Martha C. Nussbaum is the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, appointed in the Law School and Philosophy Department, at the University of Chicago. She was named the 2017 Jefferson Lecturer in Humanities and a 2016 Kyoto Prize Laureate in Arts and Philosophy. She received her bachelor’s degree from New York University and her master’s and Ph.D. from Harvard, and has taught at Harvard, Brown, and Oxford universities. From 1986 to 1993, while teaching at Brown, Nussbaum was a research advisor at the World Institute for Development Economics Research, Helsinki, a part of the United Nations University. She has received honorary degrees from 56 colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Asia, Africa, and Europe. She is an Academician in the Academy of Finland, a Fellow of the British Academy, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. Among her awards are the Grawemeyer Award in Education (2002), the Centennial Medal of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University (2010), and the American Philosophical Association’s Philip Quinn Prize (2015).

Her books include Love’s Knowledge (1990), For Love of Country (1996), Sex and Social Justice (1998), Women and Human Development (2000), Upheavals of Thought: The Intelligence of Emotions (2001), Frontiers of Justice: Disability, Nationality, Species Membership (2006), Liberty of Conscience: In Defense of America’s Tradition of Religious Equality (2008), From Disgust to Humanity: Sexual Orientation and Constitutional Law (2010), Not For Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities (2010), The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age (2012), and Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, Justice (2016). Aging Thoughtfully: Conversations about Retirement, Romance, Wrinkles, and Regret, co-authored with Saul Levmore, will appear in November, and The Empire of Fear: A Philosopher Looks at Our Political Crisis will be published in 2018. She has also edited 21 books.

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Lory Student Center Theater

1101 Center Avenue Mall

Fort Collins, CO 80521

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved