Martha Nussbaum Joins On Point Podcast to Discuss Her 'Citadels Of Pride'

Examining A Culture Of Sexual Abuse In Martha Nussbaum's 'Citadels Of Pride'

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced last week that he’s resigning amidst allegations of sexual harassment.

Former and current aides say he created a 'hostile, toxic' workplace culture for decades, particularly for women. Cuomo said:

“In my mind, I’ve never crossed the line with anyone. But I didn’t realize the extent to which the line has been redrawn.”

Hubris. Denial. Power. Philosopher Martha Nussbaum sees something more:

“This kind of overweening vice of pride, pervasively thinking you’re above other people, and that their concerns don’t count for anything.”

Today, On Point: Martha Nussbaum on sexual abuse and the "Citadels of Pride."

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