From: "Nathan Goralnik" <rhizome85@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2000 16:04:05 -0700
I just got back from vacation so some of this might be re-hash of what's
> I seriously doubt that Nassbaum was wishing to be 'morally led' by
> to know what butler grounds her 'perfomativity' in.
Martha Nussbaum is asking for an ethical criteria--not an epistemological
foundation. She seems to think that it is the universal intellectual's job
to lead the masses towards the Lofty and the Beautiful (see Kant).