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Martha Nussbaum '64 Wins $1 Million Berggruen Prize
Posted 11/02/2018 02:13PM

Baldwin alumna Martha Nussbaum '64, a philosopher and classicist, has been named the winner of the 2018 Berggruen Prize, which is awarded annually to a thinker whose ideas "have profoundly shaped human self-understanding and advancement in a rapidly changing world."

The prize, which carries a cash award of $1 million, will be awarded at a ceremony in New York in December.

Dr. Nussbaum, 71, is the author or editor of more than 40 wide-ranging books covering topics including the place of the emotions (including negative ones like disgust) in political life, the nature of human vulnerability, the importance of liberal education and connections between classical literature and the contemporary world.

Read more in this New York Times article.

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