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I need to lay out Professor Nussbaum’s account. I will explain what she says about dignity in her recent work. Then, I will reconstruct dignity’s relation to justice. This latter task is important, because it shows how dignity is not always a matter of justice. That, in turn, allows us to see better the way dignity is discovered by empathy and the way it is discovered by wonder.