(In Parenthesis) is…. welcome sentence about the project utem consul appetere. Vim et natum salutatus prodesset. Mea probatus reprimique ne, ei ipsum offendit eam, te sanctus propriae assueverit qui. Ut hinc quodsi doctus ius.

Notes on Mary Midgley: Style and Substance, Ian Ground (10/11/18)

At the Midgley Archive Launch we heard a series of wonderful talks from distinguished guests. Here, Dr Ian Ground reflects on the many dimensions in which the style and substance of Mary's work interacts, and on her relation to Wittgenstein.     Moral as the...
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Mary Midgley and our Need For (Good) Philosophy, Ian James Kidd (10/11/18)

 At the Midgley Archive Launch we heard a series of wonderful talks from distinguished guests. Here, Dr Ian James Kidd takes inspiration from the archive and reflects on the necessity of philosophy.   Philosophy is a necessity, not a luxury Mary Midgley thought...
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Carrying on the Midgley legacy: inspiration from the archive, Jane Heal (10/11/2018)

At the Midgley Archive Launch we heard a series of wonderful talks from distinguished guests. Here, Professor Jane Heal takes inspiration from the archive and reflects on the virtues of breadth of interest and courage.   I would like to start by saying what am...
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Geoff and Mary Midgley – Two Kinds of Philosopher. David Midgley (10/11/2018)

At the Midgley Archive Launch we heard a series of wonderful short talks from distinguished guests. We'll be sharing them here over the next week. The first is David Midgley's discussion of his philosopher parents.  I need to preface this paper with a double apology –...
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Durham University acquires archive of Mary Midgley – Join us for the launch this Saturday (10th November 2018)

Durham University’s Palace Green Library has acquired the archive of the world-famous philosopher Mary Midgley. The archive is a major acquisition for Palace Green Library and a launch event, supported by the Royal Institute of Philosophy, will be held on Saturday, 10...
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BBC3 Free Thinking and In Parenthesis

Last night we joined the brilliant Shahidha Bari to talk about the Quartet. Sorry we didn't tell any of you in advance, but it was LIVE and there was no telling what we might say (or be like on air! - apparently, we were just fine...) Thanks to Luke Mulhall and the...
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