The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness
Discover the fascinating world of cephalopods, including the intelligent octopus, in Other Minds by Peter Godfrey-Smith. Uncover how these creatures evolved higher intelligence and what it means for the evolution of minds. Follow the story of how subjective experience emerged in the ocean and how primitive organisms grew more complicated. Delve into the mysteries surrounding cephalopod intelligence and the unique social lives of octopuses. With the latest scientific research and scuba-diving adventures, Godfrey-Smith casts light on the octopus mind and what we can learn from our most remarkable animal relatives.
2020-03-22T18:40:02.000Z@MartinVetterli @EPFL_en @EPFL @epflSV @epflSB @ICepfl @epflENAC @epflcdm @EPFLcdh @agepoly @DariusRochebin The "Other Minds" book is great. – source
2021-05-08T08:19:38.000ZI reviewed @pgodfreysmith’s excellent book Metazoa for @StandpointMag - both books show the importance of close imaginative observation and description for understanding minds – source