Dr. Martha Nussbaum, “What Is Anger, and Why Should We Care?”

Dr. Martha Nussbaum, “What Is Anger, and Why Should We Care?”
University of Chicago, Faculty of Law

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At the University of Chicago’s 2014 Distinguished Speakers Series, Dr. Martha Nussbaum presented a short philosophical paper on the emotion of anger and its normative value in contemporary democratic society. She argued that while anger is often thought of as a prerequisite for caring for what is just, the notion of anger is in itself however inconsistent and normatively flawed for a democratic society based on the rule of law and transformational justice. More

Click here for the video of the lecture.

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