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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martha Nussbaum has received more than 1,332,530 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Martha Nussbaum is the 490th most popular philosopher (up from 528th in 2019), the 1,610th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,783rd in 2019) and the 13th most popular Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Martha Nussbaum ranks 490 out of 1,081Before her are Agrippa the Skeptic, Dong Zhongshu, Philodemus, Karl Löwith, Karl-Otto Apel, and William of Champeaux. After her are Gaetano Mosca, Themistius, Nezahualcoyotl, Annemarie Schimmel, Antiochus of Ascalon, and Antoine Destutt de Tracy.

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Among people born in 1947, Martha Nussbaum ranks 77Before her are Danielle Steel, Ron Dennis, Sheikh Hasina, Carla Del Ponte, Peter Weller, and Cozy Powell. After her are F. R. David, Alexander Rutskoy, Viktor Suvorov, Wes Studi, Temple Grandin, and Roy Hodgson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Martha Nussbaum ranks 1,610 out of 18,182Before her are Frank Drake (1930), River Phoenix (1970), Chadwick Boseman (1977), Walter Brennan (1894), Emilio Estevez (1962), and Chris Cooper (1951). After her are Edward Charles Pickering (1846), Thomas Schelling (1921), Albert R. Broccoli (1909), Hilary Swank (1974), Larry Silverstein (1931), and Don Ameche (1908).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, Martha Nussbaum ranks 13Before her are Richard Rorty (1931), Daniel Dennett (1942), Judith Butler (1956), Ronald Dworkin (1931), Willard Van Orman Quine (1908), and Nelson Goodman (1906). After her are Kenneth Waltz (1924), Tom Regan (1938), Murray Bookchin (1921), Saul Kripke (1940), Arthur Danto (1924), and Charles W. Morris (1903).