Wisdom, Information and Wonder: What is Knowledge For?

1st Edition

Mary Midgley

Routledge
Published May 9, 1991
Reference - 286 Pages
ISBN 9780415028301 - CAT# RU8151

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Summary

In this book one of Britain's leading philosophers tackles a question at the root of our civilisation: What is knowledge for? Midgley rejects the fragmentary and specialized way in which information is conveyed in the high-tech world, and criticizes conceptions of philosophy that support this mode of thinking.

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