The Myths We Live By

Kobo ebook | June 1, 2004

byMidgley, Mary

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Britain's foremost living philosopher argues that myth, far from being in opposition to, is actually part and parcel of science. According to Midgley, myths are neither lies nor stories, but a network of powerful symbols that suggest particular ways of interpreting the world. In this interpretation she demolishes three of our most potent myths: the myth of the social contract, the myth of progress, and the myth of science.

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Britain's foremost living philosopher argues that myth, far from being in opposition to, is actually part and parcel of science. According to Midgley, myths are neither lies nor stories, but a network of powerful symbols that suggest particular ways of interpreting the world. In this interpretation she demolishes three of our most pote...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:June 1, 2004Publisher:RoutledgeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0203480929

ISBN - 13:9780203480922

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