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English

The therapy of desire : theory and practice in Hellenistic ethics

Martha Nussbaum (author)

The therapy of desire : theory and practice in Hellenistic ethics

Title
The therapy of desire : theory and practice in Hellenistic ethics
Author
Martha Nussbaum
Language
English
Publisher
Princeton: Princeton University, 1994
XIV, 558 p.
ISBN
0-691-03342-0
Placing suggestion
153.1 (SISO) Filosofen (ZIZO)

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About Martha Nussbaum

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Martha Craven Nussbaum (; born May 6, 1947) is an American philosopher and the current Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago, where she is jointly appointed in the law school and the philosophy department. She has a particular interest in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, political philosophy, existentialism, feminism, and ethics, including animal rights. She also holds associate appointments in classics, divinity, and political science, is a member of the Committee on Southern Asian Studies, and a board member of the Human Rights Program. She previously taught at Harvard and Brown.

Nussbaum is the author of a number of books, including The Fragility of Goodness (1986), Cultivating Humanity: A Classical Defense of Reform in Liberal Education (1997), Sex and Social Justice (1998), Hiding from Humanity: Disgust, Shame, and the Law (2004), Fron…Read more on Wikipedia

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