UPDATE: We regret to announce the cancellation of the 2019 Kellogg Lecture. The lecture will be rescheduled to a date in 2020.
We hope that you will join us next year.
Join us for the 2019 Frederic R. and Molly S. Kellogg Biennial Lecture in Jurisprudence!
Philosopher Martha C. Nussbaum will be the featured speaker for the 10th anniversary of the event on Wednesday, December 4 at 5:00 p.m. Brian Butler, professor of philosophy and legal scholar at the University of North Carolina Asheville, will interview Professor Nussbaum on “Philosophy and Life: Fragility, Emotions, Capabilities.” A question-and-answer period will follow.
Register at kellogg2019.eventbrite.com. We recommend reserving your tickets early, as these will go quickly and space is limited! We will not livestream this event, so you will want to be in the room!
Nussbaum is the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics appointed in both the Law School and Philosophy Department at the University of Chicago, where she is also an Associate in the Classics Department, the Divinity School, and the Political Science Department; a Member of the Committee on Southern Asian Studies; and a Board Member of the Human Rights Program. Among her awards is the Berggruen Prize for Philosophy and Culture, which she won in 2018.
Read her full biography in the press release.
A selection of Nussbaum’s books held by the Library of Congress include:
- The Cosmopolitan Tradition: A Noble but Flawed Idea (2019)
- The Monarchy of Fear: A Philosopher Looks at Our Political Crisis (2018)
- Aging Thoughtfully: Conversations about Retirement, Romance, Wrinkles, and Regret (2017)
- Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, Justice (2016)
- Not For Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities (2016)
- Political Emotions: Why Love Matters for Justice (2013)
- The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age (2012)
- Creating Capabilities: The Human Development Approach (2011)
- From Disgust to Humanity: Sexual Orientation and Constitutional Law (2010)
- Liberty of Conscience: In Defense of America’s Tradition of Religious Equality (2008)
- The Clash Within: Democracy, Religious Violence, and India’s Future (2007)
- Frontiers of Justice: Disability, Nationality, Species Membership (2006)
- Hiding From Humanity: Disgust, Shame, and the Law (2004)
- The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy (2001)
- Upheavals of Thought: The Intelligence of Emotions (2001)
- Women and Human Development: The Capabilities Approach (2000)
- Sex and Social Justice (1999)
- Cultivating Humanity: A Classical Defense of Reform in Liberal Education (1997)
- Poetic Justice: The Literary Imagination and Public Life (1995)
- The Therapy of Desire: Theory and Practice in Hellenistic Ethics (1994)
- Love’s Knowledge: Essays on Philosophy and Literature (1990)