Foreword Preface to the Routledge Classics edition 1. Introduction; The Human Heart and Other Organs 2. Freedom and Heredity 3. Creation and Originality 4. G.E. Moore on the Ideal 5. On trying Out One's New Sword 6. The Objection to Systematic Humbug 7. Is 'Moral' a Dirty Word? 8. The Game Game 9. The Notion of Instinct Notes Index
Mary Midgley (1919-2018) was one of the most renowned moral philosophers of her generation and the author of many books, including Beast and Man, Wickedness and The Myths We Live By. She has taken part in many broadcast events, including The Moral Maze and Woman's Hour.
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