Her father was a lawyer, her mother an interior designer. Vanity about reputation, and putting that ahead of work. When I was four I joined a group of girls who were talking about their party dresses. Nussbaum gained a BA from NYU and an MA and Ph D from Harvard. I thought they were imagining, so I imagined a fantastic pink velvet dress with lots of jewels. She studied theatre and classics at New York University, getting a BA in 1969, and gradually moved to philosophy while at Harvard University, where she received an MA in 1972 and a Ph D in 1975, studying under G. Nussbaum then moved to Brown University, where she taught until 1994 when she joined the University of Chicago Law School faculty.
Sunstein ’75 and Kennedy School scholar Samantha Power were married in the seaside town of Waterville in Kerry, Ireland.
Reports surfaced online in May that the 54-year-old Sunstein, the nation’s most-cited legal scholar, and Power were engaged, and that the relationship played a role in Sunstein accepting Harvard Law School Dean Elena Kagan’s perennial offer to leave his longtime home at the University of Chicago Law School.
Valintatalo - it's the name of a Finnish grocery chain.
Acting in a theatre company whose director was having a mental crack-up and kept changing everyone's parts. I'd like to be a student in Rabindranath Tagore's school in Santiniketan in around 1915, dancing in the dance-dramas he wrote. Last week, reading the part of Günter Grass's Die Blechtrommel about Kristallnacht - such haunting, horrible, beautiful language. I go for a long run, and then I put my feet up and watch baseball on TV.
; 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, feminism, and ethics, including animal rights.
Nussbaum was born in New York City, the daughter of George Craven, a Philadelphia lawyer, and Betty Warren, an interior designer and homemaker; during her teenage years, Nussbaum attended the Baldwin School in Bryn Mawr.
She described her upbringing as "East Coast WASP elite..sterile, very preoccupied with money and status".
So what I think as I read the news is, "For one Cosby, there are hundreds like him who will never be indicted." I think this way because I have my own Bill Cosby tale to tell.
In the winter of 1968, when I was an enterprising twenty-year-old, I had a big crush on a well-known actor who shortly became another of America's beloved TV dads.
At the time, Chicago Law School Dean Saul Levmore told the Chicago Maroon, “I know—I don’t think, I know—that there are a couple of personal reasons for this decision.”Kagan’s success at poaching professors from other schools left the Law School's student newspaper guessing at other things she might be able to steal for Harvard's gain: a ferris wheel, the John Hancock building, and a T-Rex skeleton.