Mary Midgley at 100: An Event at Conway Hall, 7th September
Mary Midgley died last year at the age of 99 - some three weeks after the publication of her 21st and last book, 'What is Philosophy For?', crowning a 50 year career as one of the UK's most relevant and most read philosophers.
On the occasion of the centenary of her birth, her surviving family together with Philosophy Now magazine invite you to celebrate her remarkable life in a way she would have approved, with an afternoon of intense debate and discussion of her ideas and their influence on the world.
Dr. Ian Kidd - Thinking as Wide as the World
Prof. Andrew Brown - Beast, Man and Charles Darwin
Round Table Panel Discussion:
Prof. Alison Assiter - Midgley on Feminism and Women in Philosophy
Prof. Bob Brecher - What is Philosophy For?
Dr. Marthe Kiley-Worthington – We are all Mammals.
Dr. Mara-Daria Cojecaru - Animals in Ethics
If you're new to Mary's work you might like to know about Gregory McElwain's recent book on Mary Midgley.
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