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Utopias, dolphins, and computers : problems of philosophical plumbing. Responsibility Mary Midgley.
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Contents 1. Philosophical Plumbing 2. Practical Utopianism 3. Homunculus Trouble 4. Myths of Intellectual Isolation 5.
The Use and Uselessness of Learning 6. Sex and Personal Identity 7. Freedom, Feminism and War 8. The End of Anthropocentrism?
Utopias, Dolphins and Computers: Problems in Philosophical Plumbing
In Utopias, Dolphins and Computers she makes her case for philosophy as a difficult but necessary tool for solving some of the most pressing issues facing contemporary society. How should we treat animals? Why are we so confused about the value of education?
- The Unexamined Life is Not Worth Living.
- Battery technology for electric vehicles : public science and private innovation.
- The Never War (Pendragon, Book 3).
What is at stake in feminism? Why should we sustain our environment?
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Why do we think intelligent computers will save us? Mary Midgley argues that philosophy not only can, but should be used in thinking about these questions. Utopias, Dolphins and Computers will make fascinating reading for philosophers, educationalists, feminists, environmentalists and indeed anyone interested in the questions of philosophy, ethics and life.