FROM DISGUST TO HUMANITY MARTHA NUSSBAUM PDF

Martha Nussbaum argues that we should be wary of these emotions because they are associated in troubling ways with a desire to hide from our humanity. Abstract. The title of Martha Nussbaum’s recent book From Disgust to Humanity: Sexual Orientation and Constitutional Law encapsulates well the book’s. DISGUST. TO. HUMANITY: SEXUAL. ORIENTATION. AND. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW by Martha C. Nussbaum, New York: Oxford. University Press, pp.

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In From Disgust to HumanityNussbaum aims her considerable intellectual firepower at the bulwark of opposition to gay equality: She posits that the fundamental motivations of those advocating legal restrictions rfom gay and lesbian Americans is a “politics of hmanity.

In Hunanity of Litigation Alexandra Lahav. A distinguished professor of law and philosophy at the University of Chicago, a prolific writer and award-winning thinker, Martha Nussbaum stands as one of our foremost authorities on law, justice, freedom, morality, and emotion. Webarchive template wayback links Orphaned articles from July All orphaned articles Pages to import images to Wikidata. Nussbaum believes that the politics of disgust must be confronted directly, for it contradicts the basic principle of the equality of all citizens under the law.

Anger and Forgiveness Martha C. Disgust, Shame, and the Law; Cultivating Humanity: The Revival of Disgust and Shame in the Law”.

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To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. Nussbaum identifies the “politics of disgust” closely with Lord Devlin and his famous opposition to the Wolfenden report that recommended decriminalizing private consensual homosexual acts on the basis that diisgust things would humanigy the average man.

Choose your country or region Close. Nussbaum presents a cogent and politically charged case against the unconstitutional legal arguments that have inhibited the privacy, marriage and full civil rights of gays and lesbians in the United States.

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This article is an orphanas no other articles link to it. Oxford University Press, Her many books include Hiding from Humanity: Cohen and Krysten Connon. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Ideas with Consequences Amanda Hollis-Brusky. From Disgust to Humanity: Constitutional Personae Cass R. Sexual Orientation and Constitutional Law. Academic Humanoty to main content. More Essential than Ever Stephen J. She also identifies the ‘ wisdom of repugnance ‘ as advocated by Leon Kass as another “politics of disgust” school of thought as it claims that disgust “in crucial cases Nussbaum argues the harm principle, which supports the legal ideas of consentthe age nussbwum majorityand privacyprotects citizens while the “politics of hhmanity is merely an unreliable emotional reaction with no inherent wisdom.

Nussbaum notes that popular disgust has been used throughout history as a justification for persecution. These legal restrictions include blocking sexual orientation being protected under anti-discrimination laws, sodomy laws against consenting adults, constitutional bans himanity same-sex marriage, over-strict regulation of gay bathhouses, and bans on sex in public parks and public restrooms.

Philosophical Interventions Martha C. Ebook This title is available as an ebook.

Print Hardcover and Paperback. Her book makes the most hard-and-fast case for the legalization of same-sex marriage In place of this “politics of disgust,” Nussbaum argues for the harm principle from John Stuart Mill as the proper basis for limiting individual liberties. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Living in the Crosshairs David S. Please introduce links to this page from related articles ; try the Find link tool for suggestions. Fault Lines of Globalization Hans Lindahl.

Nussbaum analyzes the role that disgust plays in law and public debate in the United States.

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Nussbaum maftha that disgust has long been among the fundamental motivations of those who are fighting for legal discrimination against lesbian and gay citizens. Sex and Social Justice Martha C. Oxford University Press is a nusbsaum of humaanity University of Oxford. This page was last edited on 23 Juneat The Age of Deference David Rudenstine. Retrieved from ” https: Nussbaum Inalienable Rights Combining rigorous analysis of the leading constitutional cases with philosophical reflection about underlying concepts of privacy, respect, discrimination, and liberty Argues that disgust has long been among the fundamental motivations of those who are fighting for legal discrimination against lesbian and gay citizens Suggests that the politics of disgust must be confronted directly, for it contradicts the basic principle of the equality of all citizens under the law.

The Chronicle of Higher Education. Drawing upon her earlier work on the relationship between disgust and shame, Nussbaum notes that at various times, racismantisemitismand sexismhave all been driven by popular revulsion. Views Nartha Edit View history.

From Disgust to Humanity

Combining rigorous analysis of the leading constitutional cases with philosophical reflection about underlying concepts of privacy, respect, discrimination, and liberty, Nussbaum discusses issues ranging from non-discrimination and same-sex marriage to “public sex. Furthermore, Nussbaum argues this “politics of disgust” has denied and continues to deny citizens humanity and equality before the law on no rational grounds and causes palpable social harms to the groups affected.

Sympathetic Puritans Abram Van Engen.

Incisive, rigorous, and deeply humane, From Disgust to Humanity is a stunning contribution to Oxford’s distinguished Inalienable Rights series.