Midgley is one of the most acute and penetrating voices in current moral philosophy. Her great gift is clarity, both of thought and, especially, of expression. . To follow her reasoning . is like watching a ballet dancer walking in the street: there is a litheness, a gracefulness, an ease of articulation, which attests to years of learning lightly worn.John Banville, The Irish Times
A graceful, refreshing and enlightening book, applied philosophy that is relevant, timely and metaphysical in the best sense. The New York Times Book Review
About the Author
Mary Midgley (1919- ) A philosopher with a special interest in ethics, human nature and science, Mary Midgley has a widespread international following for her work. Her latest book is Science and Poetry.