The Myths We Live By

Mary Midgley argues in her powerful new book that far from being the opposite of science, myth is a central part of it. In brilliant prose, she claims that myths are neither lies nor mere stories but a network of powerful symbols that suggest particular ways of interpreting the world.

Main Author: Midgley, Mary
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Taylor & Francis 2003
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Collection: OAPEN - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Mary Midgley argues in her powerful new book that far from being the opposite of science, myth is a central part of it. In brilliant prose, she claims that myths are neither lies nor mere stories but a network of powerful symbols that suggest particular ways of interpreting the world.
ISBN:9781134392483
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