Law and Philosophy

Martha Nussbaum's Latest Book Takes On "The New Religious Intolerance"

New book explores fears about Muslims in the West
Sarah Galer
University of Chicago News Office
July 30, 2012

Fears of terrorism in Europe and the United States have deteriorated into an irrational suspicion of Muslims, which will continue until the West turns its critical eye inward, argues University of Chicago professor

Faculty: 
Martha Nussbaum

Elizabeth Anderson, "Tom Paine and the Ironies of Social Democracy"

The 2011-12 Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy, recorded on February 29, 2012, was presented by Elizabeth Anderson, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and John Rawls Collegiate Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan.


88:44 minutes (81.24 MB)

Nussbaum Honored With Prince of Asturias Award for Social Sciences

Meredith Heagney
Law School Office of Communications
May 16, 2012

Martha C. Nussbaum, the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, has received the 2012 Prince of Asturias Award for Social Sciences. The award is given by Prince Felipe of Spain to those whose work in various disciplines “constitutes a significant contribution to the benefit of Mankind.”

"Giving Corporate Agents their Due — and Only their Due," 2013 Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy by Philip Pettit

Date: 
02.28.2013
Location: 
University of Chicago Law School, Weymouth Kirkland Courtroom

Suitably organized, corporate groups mimic the capacities of individual persons and operate as agents with minds of their own. And in order to function in this agential manner, they have to be assigned legal rights that they can assert or transfer or waive in their dealings with others.

Elizabeth Anderson, "Tom Paine and the Ironies of Social Democracy"

The 2011-12 Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy, recorded on February 29, 2012, was presented by Elizabeth Anderson, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and John Rawls Collegiate Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan.

Mary Ann Glendon, "Cicero and Burke on Politics as Vocation"

Date: 
11.01.2011
Location: 
Mandel Hall, 1131 East 57th Street

The Lumen Christi Institute
The University of Chicago Law School
and The Committee on Social Thought

present

Cicero and Burke on Politics as Vocation

Joshua Cohen, "Democracy v. Citizens United?"

The 2011 Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy entitled "Democracy v. Citizens United?," was presented on April 20, 2011, by Joshua Cohen, the Marta Sutton Weeks Professor of Ethics in Society and Professor of Political Science, Philosophy, and Law at Stanford University.


104:17 minutes (95.48 MB)

Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy: Elizabeth Anderson

Date: 
02.29.2012
Location: 
Courtroom

The 2011-12 Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy speaker is Elizabeth Anderson, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and John Rawls Collegiate Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan.

Creating Capabilities: Concluding Roundtable

This panel was recorded April 24, 2010 as part of the conference "Creating Capabilities," held at the University of Chicago Law School and organized by James Heckman, Martha Nussbaum and Robert Pollak.

Participants:


68:57 minutes (63.12 MB)

Creating Capabilities: Fostering Social and Emotional Development in Young Children

This panel was recorded April 24, 2010 as part of the conference "Creating Capabilities," held at the University of Chicago Law School and organized by James Heckman, Martha Nussbaum and Robert Pollak.


100:32 minutes (92.05 MB)
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