Martha Nussbaum, Law and Ethics, University of Chicago

Please note unusual date and time.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
12:00-1:30 pm
Classics 110

The Animal Studies workshop is pleased to present a talk and discussion with Martha Nussbaum, author of Frontiers of Justice: Disability, Nationality, Species Membership and editor of Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions. Professor Nussbaum will be speaking on why philosophical theories matter for discussions of animal rights.

For those who wish to read something in preparation for the talk, Professor Nussbaum recommends “The Capabilities Approach and Animal Entitlements.”

This event is a “brown bag lunch,” feel free to bring your own. Light refreshments will be served.

This event is free and open to the public. Persons with disabilities who may need assistance to attend should contact Bill Hutchison (

Find our full workshop schedule here.