Wickedness

Wickedness

by Dr Mary Midgley, Mary Midgley

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415253987
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/28/2001
Series: Routledge Classics Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 252
Sales rank: 736,422
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Mary Midgley (1919-), a philosopher with a special interest in ethics, human nature and science, has a widespread international following for her work. Other publications include The Ethical Primate, Science as Salvation, Utopias, Dolphins and Computers and, most recently, Science and Poetry

Table of Contents

Preface to the Routledge Classics Editionvii
Prefacexv
1The Problem of Natural Evil1
2Intelligibility and Immoralism17
3The Elusiveness of Responsibility49
4Understanding Aggression74
5Fates, Causes and Free-will95
6Selves and Shadows116
7The Instigators136
8Death-wish158
9Evil in Evolution179
Notes208
Index225

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