Metaphysical animals : how four women brought philosophy back to life / Clare Mac Cumhaill and Rachael Wiseman.
- ISBN: 9780385545709
- ISBN: 0385545703
- Physical Description: xv, 398 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2022.
- Copyright: ©2022
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Prologue: Mr Truman's degree, Oxford, May 1956 -- On probation, Oxford, October 1938-September 1939 -- Learning in wartime, Oxford, September 1939-June 1942 -- Disorder and hardship, Cambridge & London, June 1942-August 1945 -- Park Town, Oxford, Brussels, Graz, Cambridge & Chiswick, September 1945-August 1947 -- A joint 'No!', Oxford & Cambridge, October 1947-July 1948 -- Back to life, Oxford, Cambridge, Dublin & Vienna, October 1948-January 1951 -- Metaphysical animals, Newcastle & Oxford, May 1950-February 1955 -- Epilogue: Mr Truman's degree, again, Oxford, May 1956 -- Afterwards.
"A vibrant portrait of four college friends-Iris Murdoch, Philippa Foot, Elizabeth Anscombe, and Mary Midgley-who formed a new philosophical tradition while Oxford's men were away at war"-- Provided by publisher.
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