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By David Midgley,James Lovelock

ISBN-10: 041534641X

ISBN-13: 9780415346412

ISBN-10: 0415346428

ISBN-13: 9780415346429

Feared and trendy in equivalent degree, Mary Midgley has rigorously but profoundly challenged the various medical and ethical orthodoxies of the 20 th century. The crucial Mary Midgley collects for the 1st time the superior of this well-known philosopher's paintings, defined via the Financial Times as 'common feel philosophy of the top order'.

This unrivalled advent to an exceptional thinker and impressive author comprises conscientiously chosen excerpts from Mary Midgley's bestselling books, together with Wickedness, Beast and Man, Science and Poetry, and The Myths we are living By. With a especially written foreword through James Lovelock, this vintage textual content offers a great and eminently readable perception into questions she has back to many times in her popular sharp prose. This anthology discusses significant themes, akin to the roots of human nature, cause and mind's eye, the myths of technological know-how and the significance of holism in puzzling over technological know-how and the environment.

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