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Mary Midgley and Why She Matters (Forum for Philosophy)
17 November 2020, 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
A fierce opponent of the over-reach of science and a lifelong advocate of the humanities, Mary Midgley’s writing ranges across animal ethics, religion, science, and the natural world. In all of these areas, she appealed to a philosophy that is humble and attentive, connecting philosophical thought to lived experience. Join us to celebrate Midgley’s life, work, and legacy, and ask what can she teach us about how to live.
Associate Professor of Philosophy, The College of Idaho
Doctoral Researcher in Philosophy, Birkbeck
Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Liverpool
Fellow, Forum for Philosophy & Lecturer in Comparative Literature and Thought, Royal Holloway, University of London