In The Ethical Primate , Mary Midgley, 'one of the sharpest critical pens in the West' according to the Times Literary Supplement , addresses the fundamental question of human freedom. Scientists and philosophers have found it difficult to understand how each human-being can be a living part of the natural world and still be free. Midgley explores their responses to this seeming paradox and argues that our evolutionary origin explains both why and how human freedom and morality have come about
|Keywords||Free will and determinism Human beings Human evolution Moral and ethical aspects Ethics|
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|Call number||BJ1468.5.M53 1996|
|ISBN(s)||041513224X 9780415132244 9780203029848|
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