Martha Nussbaum on Alexander Hamilton

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Link: https://www.econtalk.org/martha-nussbaum-on-alexander-hamilton/

MP3: http://files.libertyfund.org/econtalk/y2017/NussbaumHamilton.mp3

Martha Nussbaum, professor of philosophy at the University of Chicago talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about Alexander Hamilton. Nussbaum talks about the tension between acquiring power and living a life of virtue. The topics discussed include Hamilton’s relationship with Aaron Burr, Burr’s complicated historical legacy, and the role of the humanities in our lives.