Martha Nussbaum, "The New Religious Intolerance"

Date: 
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 6:30pm
Location: 
International House, Assembly Hall 1414 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL

The World Beyond the Headlines presents

Martha Nussbaum, Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at The University of Chicago, on her book:

"The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age"

Drawing inspiration from philosophy, history, and literature, Martha C. Nussbaum takes us to task for our religious intolerance, identifies the fear behind it, and offers a way past fear toward a more equitable, imaginative, and free society, through the consistent application of universal principles of respect for conscience.

More information on this event can be found at: http://cis.uchicago.edu/wbh

The World Beyond the Headlines lecture series is a project of the Center for International Studies. This program is cosponsored by the International House Global Voices Program, the Seminary Coop Bookstore, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the South Asia Language & Area Center.