Table of contents for The essential Mary Midgley / edited by David Midgley.

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Acknowledgements
Foreword
Introduction
PART I
The Roots of Human Nature
(From Beast and Man)
1	Have We A Nature?
2	Animals And The Problem Of Evil
3	Speech And Other Excellences
(From Wickedness)
4	The Problem Of Natural Evil
5	The Elusiveness Of Responsibility
6	Selves And Shadows
(From Animals and Why They Matter)
7	Emotion, Emotiveness and Sentimentality 
8	Equality and Outer Darkness
(From Utopias, Dolphins and Computers)
9	Is a Dolphin a Person?
PART II
Philosophizing Out in the World
(From Utopias, Dolphins and Computers)
1	Philosophical Plumbing
 (From Wisdom, Information and Wonder)
2	Wisdom And Contemplation
3	The Withdrawal Of Moral Philosophy
4	Escaping from Solitude
 (From Heart and Mind)
5	The Human Heart and Other Organs
6	On Trying Out One's New Sword on a Chance Wayfarer
PART III
The Myths of Science
(From Science as Salvation)
1	Salvation And The Academics
 (From Evolution as a Religion)
2	Evolutionary Dramas
3	The Irresistible Escalator
4	The Service of Self and the Service of Kali
 (From The Myths we Live By)
5	Biotechnology and the Yuk Factor
(From Science as Salvation)
6	The Remarkable Masculine Birth Of Time 
PART IV
Reason and Imagination
(From Science and Poetry)
1	The Sources Of Thought
2	Atomistic Visions: The Quest For Permanence
3	Putting Our Selves Together Again
4	A Plague On Both Their Houses
PART V
Gaian Thinking: Putting it All Together
(From Science and Poetry)
1	Individualism and the concept of Gaia
2	Why There Is Such A Thing As Society
3	Gods and goddesses: the role of wonder
 (From Beast and Man)
4	The Unity Of Life
Bibliography
Notes
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Philosophy, British -- 20th century.