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Author Midgley, Mary, 1919-2018.
Title The myths we live by / Mary Midgley ; with a new foreword by the author.
Imprint Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2011.

Author Midgley, Mary, 1919-2018.
Series Routledge classics
Routledge classics.
Subject Myth -- Social aspects -- History.
Civilization, Modern -- Philosophy.
Description 1 online resource.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Mary Midgley argues in this powerful book that, far from being the opposite of science, myth is a central part of it.
Note Print version record.
Contents BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; FOREWORD TO THE ROUTLEDGE CLASSICS EDITION; 1 HOW MYTHS WORK; 2 OUR PLACE IN THE WORLD; 3 PROGRESS, SCIENCE AND MODERNITY; 4 THOUGHT HAS MANY FORMS; 5 THE AIMS OF REDUCTION; 6 DUALISTIC DILEMMAS; 7 MOTIVES, MATERIALISM AND MEGALOMANIA; 8 WHAT ACTION IS; 9 TIDYING THE INNER SCENE: Why memes?; 10 THE SLEEP OF REASON PRODUCES MONSTERS; 11 GETTING RID OF THE EGO; 12 CULTURAL EVOLUTION?; 13 SELECTING THE SELECTORS; 14 IS REASON SEX-LINKED?; 15 THE JOURNEY FROM FREEDOM TO DESOLATION; 16 BIOTECHNOLOGY AND THE YUK FACTOR; 17 THE NEW ALCHEMY.
ISBN 9780203828328 (electronic bk.)
0203828321 (electronic bk.)
1283103753
9781283103756
9781136807527
1136807527
9780415610247
0415610249
ISBN/ISSN 9786613103758
OCLC # 727061395
Additional Format Print version: Midgley, Mary, 1919- Myths we live by. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2011 9780415610247 (DLC) 2011003603 (OCoLC)700735525


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