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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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Evolution as a Religion: Strange Hopes and Stranger Fears

Mary Midgley - Philosophy - 2003 - 224 pages
According to a profile in The Guardian, Mary Midgley is 'the foremost scourge of scientific pretensions in this country; someone whose wit is admired even by those who feel she ...
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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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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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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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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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Wisdom, Information and Wonder: What is Knowledge For?

Mary Midgley - Philosophy - 2002 - 286 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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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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Science and Poetry

Mary Midgley - Philosophy - 2013 - 240 pages
Crude materialism, reduction of mind to body, extreme individualism. All products of a 17th century scientific inheritance which looks at the parts of our existence at the ...
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