Award Name : Princess of Asturias Awards
Year of Award : 2012
Award for : Social sciences
Location : New York City, New York, United States
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, a chair that includes appointments in the philosophy department and the law school. She has a particular interest in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, political philosophy, feminism, and ethics, including animal rights.In 2012 she received the Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences.