Martha Nussbaum's books

Sole-authored books

Aristotle's De Motu Animalium
: Text with Translation, Commentary, and Interpretive Essays, Princeton UP, 1978.

The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy, Cambridge UP, 1986.
2nd edn. (including 27pp. "Preface to the Revised Edition"), Cambridge UP, 2001.

Love's Knowledge: Essays on Philosophy and Literature
, Oxford UP, 1990.

The Therapy of Desire: Theory and Practice in Hellenistic Ethics
, Princeton UP, 1994.

Poetic Justice: The Literary Imagination and Public Life, Beacon Press, 1995.

Cultivating Humanity: A Classical Defense of Reform in Liberal Education, Harvard UP, 1997.

Sex and Social Justice, Oxford UP, 1999.

Women and Human Development: The Capabilities Approach, Cambridge UP, 2000.

Upheavals of Thought: The Intelligence of Emotions, Cambridge UP, 2001.

Martha C. Nussbaum: Ethics and Political Philosophy : Lecture and Colloquium ...
 By Martha Craven Nussbaum, Angela Kallhoff

Hiding From Humanity: Disgust, Shame, and the Law, Princeton UP, 2004.

Frontiers of Justice: Disability, Nationality, Species Membership, Harvard UP, 2006.

The Clash Within: Democracy, Religious Violence, and India's Future, Harvard UP, 2007.

Liberty of Conscience: In Defense of America's Tradition of Religious Equality, Basic Books, 2008.

Not For Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities
, Princeton UP, 2010.

Creating Capabilities: The Human Development Approach, Harvard UP, 2011.

Philosophical Interventions: Reviews 1986-2011, Oxford UP, 2011.

The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age, Harvard University Press, 2012.

Edited and collaborative books and journal special issues

Malcolm Schofield & Martha Nussbaum eds., Language and Logos: Studies in Ancient Greek Philosophy Presented to G.E.L. Owen, Cambridge UP, 1982 (including Nussbaum, "Saving Aristotle's Appearances"; expanded as ch. 8 of The Fragility of Goodness).

G.E.L. Owen, ed. Martha Nussbaum, Logic, Science and Dialectic: Collected Papers in Greek Philosophy, Duckworth / Cornell UP, 1986 (including Nussbaum, "Preface").

David Konstan & Martha Nussbaum eds., Differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2:1, 1990, on Society and Sexuality in Ancient Greece and Rome (including Nussbaum, "Therapeutic Arguments and Structures of Desire", 46-66; reprinted in Julie K. Ward ed., Feminism and Ancient Philosophy, Routledge, 1996).

Martha C. Nussbaum ed., Apeiron 23:4, 1990, on The Poetics of Therapy: Hellenistic Ethics in its Rhetorical and Literary Context (including Nussbaum, "Introduction" and "'By Words, Not Arms': Lucretius on Gentleness in an Unsafe World", 41-90 (revised version in The Therapy of Desire, as "'By Words, Not Arms': Lucretius on Anger and Aggression")).

Martha C. Nussbaum & Amélie Oksenberg Rorty eds., Essays on Aristotle's De Anima, Oxford UP, 1992 (including Nussbaum, "The Text of Aristotle's De Anima", and Nussbaum & Hilary Putnam, "Changing Aristotle's Mind").

Martha C. Nussbaum & Amartya Sen eds., The Quality of Life, Oxford UP, 1993 (including Nussbaum & Sen, "Introduction", and Nussbaum, "Non-Relative Virtues: An Aristotelian Approach" (expanded version), "Charles Taylor: Explanation and Practical Reason; Commentary'", and "Onora O'Neill: Justice, Gender, and International Boundaries; Commentary").

Jacques Brunschwig & Martha C. Nussbaum eds., Passions and Perceptions: Studies in Hellenistic Philosophy of Mind, Cambridge UP, 1993 (including Nussbaum, "Poetry and the Passions: Two Stoic Views").

Terence Irwin & Martha Craven Nussbaum eds., Apeiron 26:3/4, 1993, on Virtue, Love and Form: Essays in Memory of Gregory Vlastos.

Joshua Cohen ed., For Love of Country: A Debate on Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism, Beacon Press, 1996 (including Nussbaum’s "Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism" and reply to sixteen commentators).

Martha Nussbaum & Jonathan Glover eds., Women, Culture and Development: A Study of Human Capabilities, Oxford UP, 1995 (including Nussbaum, "Introduction", "Human Capabilities, Female Human Beings", and "Emotions and Women’s Capabilities").

David M. Estlund & Martha C. Nussbaum eds., Sex, Preference, and Family: Essays on Law and Nature, Oxford University Press, 1997 (including Nussbaum, "Constructing Love, Desire, and Care").

Saul M. Olyan & Martha C. Nussbaum eds., Sexual Orientation and Human Rights in American Religious Discourse, Oxford UP, 1998 (including Olyan & Nussbaum, "Introduction").

Martha C. Nussbaum & Cass R. Sunstein eds., Clones and Clones: Facts and Fantasies About Human Cloning, Norton, 1998 (including Nussbaum, "Little C: A Fantasy").

Joshua Cohen, Matthew Howard & Martha C. Nussbaum eds., Is Multiculturalism Bad for Women?, Princeton UP, 1999 (including Cohen, Howard & Nussbaum, "Feminism, Multiculturalism, and Human Equality", and Nussbaum, "A Plea for Difficulty", together with title essay and reply to contributors by Susan Moller Okin).

Martha C. Nussbaum & Juha Sihvola eds., The Sleep of Reason: Erotic Experience and Sexual Ethics in Ancient Greece and Rome, University of Chicago Press, 2002 (including Nussbaum & Sihvola, "Introduction", and Nussbaum, "Erôs and Ethical Norms: Philosophers Respond to a Cultural Dilemma", and "The Incomplete Feminism of Musonius Rufus: Platonist, Stoic, and Roman").

Angela Kallhoff ed., Martha C. Nussbaum, Ethics and Political Philosophy: Lecture and Colloquium in Münster 2000, Lit Verlag, 2001.

Martha Nussbaum & Chad Flanders eds., Philosophical Topics 30/2, 2002, on Global Inequalities (including Martha Nussbaum & Chad Flanders, "Preface", and Nussbaum (133-65) "Capabilities and Disabilities: Justice for Mentally Disabled Citizens").

Martha C. Nussbaum & Juha Sihvola, The Sleep of Reason: Erotic Experience and Sexual Ethics in Ancient Greece and Rome, University of Chicago Press, 2002.

Cass R. Sunstein & Martha C. Nussbaum eds., Animal Rights: Current Debates, New Directions, Oxford UP, 2004 (including Nussbaum, "Beyond 'Compassion and Humanity': Justice for Nonhuman Animals").

Abbott Gleason, Jack Goldsmith & Martha C. Nussbaum eds., On Nineteen Eighty-Four: Orwell and Our Future, Princeton UP, 2005 (including Gleason and Nussbaum, "Introduction", and Nussbaum, "Conclusion: The Death of Pity: Orwell and American Political Life).

Martha C. Nussbaum & Wendy Doniger eds., India: Implementing Pluralism and Democracy, Oxford University Press, 2010.

Saul Levmore & Martha C. Nussbaum eds., The Offensive Internet: Speech, Privacy, and Reputation,
Harvard University Press, 2010.

Thom Brooks & Martha C. Nussbaum eds., Rawls's Political Liberalism, Columbia UP, 2010.

Apsara DiQuinzio ed., Eileen Myles, Martha Craven Nussbaum & Frank Rich, The Air We Breathe: Artists and Poets Reflect on Marriage Equality, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2011.


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