Martha C. Nussbaum

Martha Nussbaum is the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago, with appointments in the Law School and the Philosophy Department. Her latest book is Justice for Animals: Our Collective Responsibility. (November 2023).

Where the Orcas Swim

Where the Orcas Swim

The death that humans inflict on whales today has little to do with demand for meat or blubber. We may think of whaling as a bygone practice, but it is ongoing, pervasive, and implicates us all.

Red Leviathan: The Secret History of Soviet Whaling

by Ryan Tucker Jones

Superpod: Saving the Endangered Orcas of the Pacific Northwest

by Nora Nickum

Sonic Sea

a documentary film written by Mark Monroe and directed by Michelle Dougherty and Daniel Hinerfeld

We Are All Whalers: The Plight of Whales and Our Responsibility

by Michael J. Moore

November 2, 2023 issue

What We Owe Our Fellow Animals

What We Owe Our Fellow Animals

Can we develop a theory of justice that encompasses nonhuman animals?

Mama’s Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us About Ourselves

by Frans de Waal

Dolphin Communication and Cognition: Past, Present, and Future

edited by Denise L. Herzing and Christine M. Johnson

Deep Thinkers: Inside the Minds of Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises

edited by Janet Mann

Becoming Wild: How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty, and Achieve Peace

by Carl Safina

The Cultural Lives of Whales and Dolphins

by Hal Whitehead and Luke Rendell

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March 10, 2022 issue

Disabled Lives: Who Cares?

Love's Labor: Essays on Women, Equality, and Dependency

by Eva Feder Kittay

Life As We Know It:A Father, a Family, and an Exceptional Child

by Michael Bérubé

Unbending Gender: Why Family and Work Conflict and What to Do About It

by Joan Williams

January 11, 2001 issue

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