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Published: 01 November 2021 (Estimated)

344 Pages | 20

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ISBN: 9780197541074


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The Women Are Up to Something

How Elizabeth Anscombe, Philippa Foot, Mary Midgley, and Iris Murdoch Revolutionized Ethics

Benjamin J.B. Lipscomb

  • Offers the fascinating history of four women philosophers who shaped the intellectual history of the 20th century: Elizabeth Anscombe, Philippa Foot, Mary Midgley, and Iris Murdoch
  • Reveals its subjects in their full and vivid complexity
  • Tells the inspiring story of four philosophers who triumphed over the limitations set on women in mid-20th century England, which are relevant to the challenges women in the academy continue to face today
  • Traces the development of ideas about ethics that remain controversial and important