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Other Minds

The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness

Peter Godfrey-Smith

Although mammals and birds are widely regarded as the smartest creatures on earth, it has lately become clear that a very distant branch of the tree of life has also sprouted higher intelligence: the cephalopods, consisting of the squid, the cuttlefish, and above all the octopus. In captivity, octopuses have been known to identify individual human ...
Publish Date
2017
October 16
Goodreads rating
3.86
ISBN
9780374537197
Recommendations
3
Recommendations
Mar 22, 2020
@MartinVetterli @EPFL_en @EPFL @epflSV @epflSB @ICepfl @epflENAC @epflcdm @EPFLcdh @agepoly @DariusRochebin The "Other Minds" book is great.      source
May 08, 2021
I reviewed @pgodfreysmith’s excellent book Metazoa for @StandpointMag - both books show the importance of close imaginative observation and description for understanding minds      source
Dec 16, 2017
Three of my favorite books in 2017      source