1. Biography: Mary Midgley
Mary Midgley British
philosopher - Retired Professor of Philosophy at the University of Newcastle
for Mary Midgley
2. Maddox Bibliography Topic: 8. Sociobiology / Evolutionary Psychology and Hum...
Oxford: Blackwell, 2004.
Midgley , Mary. The Ethical Primate: Humans, Freedom,
and Morality . New York: Routledge, 1996.
Midgley, Mary. Beast and Man: The Roots of Human
Nature . Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1978.
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4. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Topic: The Metaphor of the Maps and Understandi...
The British philosopher Mary Midgley has
used the metaphor of the maps recently in arguing for an approach to
consciousness which is neither reductionist nor dualist . She argues that different sorts of mental phenomena - and aspects of
5. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Topic: Consonances Between Science and Religion
the coastlines, as Mary
Midgley suggests might
enable us to see consonances - places where the descriptions of reality
offered by the two types of mapping seem to show a particularly close relation,
when they (to change the
6. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Topic: The Metaphor of the Maps
of atoms and forces. As Mary Midgley
has recently emphasised, consciousness, and indeed society and politics and the like, are not any less
real than the atoms of which they are made, and the maps drawn of them should
not be regarded as
7. Maddox Bibliography Topic: b. Historical and Sociological Perspectives on th...
Midgley , Mary. Evolution as a Religion: Strange Hopes
and Stranger Fears . New York: Methuen, 1985.
Moore, James R. The Post-Darwinian Controversies: A
Study of the Protestant Struggle to Come to Terms with
8. Maddox Bibliography Topic: E. Representative Recent Engagements of Theology ...
University Press, 2001.
Midgley , Mary. Science as Salvation: A Modern Myth
and Its Meaning . New York: Routledge, 1992.
Miller, Kenneth R. Finding Darwin s God: A
Scientists Search for Common Ground Between God and