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The distinguished philosopher of science and scuba diver Peter Godfrey-Smith proposes a differing narrative of nature achieving self-awareness, with the octopus at its centre instead of the usual emphasis on the development of mammals. By unpacking how such a solitary creature attained such an unusual degree of intelligence, "Other Minds" casts new light on the workings of the minds of humans as well as cephalopods.…mehr

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The distinguished philosopher of science and scuba diver Peter Godfrey-Smith proposes a differing narrative of nature achieving self-awareness, with the octopus at its centre instead of the usual emphasis on the development of mammals. By unpacking how such a solitary creature attained such an unusual degree of intelligence, "Other Minds" casts new light on the workings of the minds of humans as well as cephalopods.
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Peter Godfrey-Smith is a distinguished professor of history and the philosophy of science at the University of Sydney. He is the author of four books, including Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection, which won the 2010 Lakatos Award for an outstanding work on the philosophy of science. His underwater videos of octopuses have been featured in National Geographic and New Scientist.