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The Myths We Live By (Routledge Classics)

The Myths We Live By (Routledge Classics)
Author: Mary Midgley
ISBN 13: 9780415610247
ISBN 10: 415610249
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2011-05-19
Format: Paperback
Pages: 296
List Price: $25.95

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.