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The Ethical Primate: Humans, Freedom and Morality

Mary Midgley - Philosophy - 2002 - 208 pages
In The Ethical Primate, Mary Midgley, 'one of the sharpest critical pens in the West' according to the Times Literary Supplement, addresses the fundamental question of human ...
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Utopias, Dolphins and Computers: Problems in Philosophical Plumbing

Mary Midgley - Philosophy - 2003 - 192 pages
Why do the big philosophical questions so often strike us as far-fetched and little to with everyday life? Mary Midgley shows that it need not be that way; she shows that there ...
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Heart and Mind: The Varieties of Moral Experience

Mary Midgley - Philosophy - 2003 - 240 pages
With a new introduction by the author. It is a book of superb spirit and style, more entertaining than a work of philosophy has any right to be. Times Literary Supplement ...
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Wisdom, Information and Wonder: What is Knowledge For?

Mary Midgley - Philosophy - 2002 - 288 pages
In this book one of Britain's leading philosophers tackles a question at the root of our civilisation: What is knowledge for? Midgley rejects the fragmentary and specialized ...
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The Solitary Self: Darwin and the Selfish Gene

Mary Midgley - Philosophy - 2014 - 176 pages
Renowned philosopher Mary Midgley explores the nature of our moral constitution to challenge the view that reduces human motivation to self-interest. Midgley argues cogently ...
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Science as Salvation: A Modern Myth and its Meaning

Mary Midgley - Philosophy - 2013 - 256 pages
What is the role of scientists in society? What should we think when they talk about more than just science? Mary Midgley discusses the high spiritual ambitions which tend to ...
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The Myths We Live By

Mary Midgley - Philosophy - 2005 - 208 pages
Mary Midgley argues in her powerful new book that far from being the opposite of science, myth is a central part of it. In brilliant prose, she claims that myths are neither ...
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Beast and Man: The Roots of Human Nature

Mary Midgley - Philosophy - 2004 - 416 pages
Philosophers have traditionally concentrated on the qualities that make human beings different from other species. In Beast and Man Mary Midgley, one of our foremost ...
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Animals and why They Matter

Mary Midgley - Philosophy - 1998 - 158 pages
Animals and Why They Matter examines the barriers that our philosophical traditions have erected between human beings and animals and reveals that the too-often ridiculed ...
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