Making Sense Podcast – Sam Harris & Martha C. Nussbaum
Martha Nussbaum, a world-renowned philosopher and academic, has made a profound impact on contemporary ethics, political philosophy, and feminist theory. Born in 1947, Nussbaum earned her Ph.D. from Harvard University and has since become a leading authority on human rights, justice, and the importance of emotions in moral reasoning. As a prolific author, she has penned numerous influential books, including "The Fragility of Goodness," "Cultivating Humanity," and "Creating Capabilities." Nussbaum's groundbreaking Capability Approach, which emphasizes human flourishing and well-being, has been widely adopted in various fields, such as development economics and policy-making. Currently a professor at the University of Chicago, Martha Nussbaum continues to inspire countless scholars and activists, pushing the boundaries of philosophical inquiry and fostering a more equitable and compassionate world.