The Solitary Self: Darwin and the Selfish Gene, by Midgley,Mary
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- ISBN: 9781844652532 | 184465253X
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- Copyright: 8/8/2014
The first title to launch a new series of books, Heretics. Mary Midgley is the doyenne of British moral philosophers. The book is a formidable critique of the use of Darwin's ideas in modern-day accounts of human motivation, most notably in the work of evolutionary biologist, Richard Dawkins.