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6.00–7.15pm, Tuesday 17 November



A fierce opponent of the over-reach of science and a lifelong advocate of the humanities, Mary Midgley’s writing ranges across animal ethics, religion, science, and the natural world. In all of these areas, she appealed to a philosophy that is humble and attentive, connecting philosophical thought to lived experience. Join Gregory McElwain, Ellie Robson, and Panayiota Vassilopoulou to celebrate Midgley’s life, work, and legacy, and ask what can she teach us about how to live.


Gregory McElwain
Associate Professor of Philosophy, The College of Idaho
Ellie Robson
Doctoral Researcher in Philosophy, Birkbeck
Panayiota Vassilopoulou
Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Liverpool


Danielle Sands
Fellow, Forum for Philosophy & Lecturer in Comparative Literature and Thought, Royal Holloway, University of London


Co-sponsored by the British Society for the History of Philosophy




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