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“Metaphysical Animals: How Four Women Brought Philosophy Back to Life”: Literati Bookstore At Home with Literati.
Durham (UK) University philosophy professor Clare Mac Cumhaill and Liverpool (UK) University philosophy professor Rachel Wiseman discuss (via Zoom) their new book about four college friends–Iris Murdoch, Philippa Foot, Elizabeth Anscombe, and Mary Midgley–who formed a new philosophical tradition while Oxford's men were away fighting World War II. The authors are co-directors of (women) In Parenthesis, a scholarly project to illuminate the work of this first all-female philosophical school. 6 p.m., for URL see literatibookstore.com/event/2022-05. Free. 585–5567.