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Heart and Mind: The Varieties of Moral Experience

Mary Midgley - Philosophy - 2003 - 220 pages
How do we make moral choices? Where does our sense of right and wrong come from? Mary Midgley offers us an optimistic and holistic view of what it means to be human ...
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The Ethical Primate: Humans, Freedom, and Morality

Mary Midgley - Philosophy - 1994 - 193 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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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 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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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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Are You an Illusion?

Mary Midgley - Philosophy - 2015
In Are You an Illusion? today’s scientific orthodoxy, which treats the self as nothing more than an elaborate illusion, comes under spirited attack. In an impassioned defence ...
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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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