The Myths We Live By
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 lies nor mere stories but a network of powerful symbols that suggest particular ways of interpreting the world.
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A collection of essays about the ways we construct our worldviews, and particularly how theories of genuine but limited value - like the social contract, say - are turned into all-consuming ... Read full review