Other Minds

Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith
Publisher: William Collins
ISBN: 9780008226312
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In Other Minds, Peter Godfrey-Smith, a distinguished philosopher of science and a skilled scuba diver, tells a bold new story of how nature became aware of itself - a story that largely occurs in the ocean, where animals first appeared.

Theory And Reality

Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226300610
Size: 12.33 MB
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However, this is a textbook that doesn't feel like a textbook because it captures the historical drama of changes in how science has been conceived over the last one hundred years.

The Origin Of Consciousness In The Breakdown Of The Bicameral Mind

Author: Julian Jaynes
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547527543
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At the heart of this classic, seminal book is Julian Jaynes's still-controversial thesis that human consciousness did not begin far back in animal evolution but instead is a learned process that came about only three thousand years ago and ...

Philosophy Of Biology

Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780691174679
Size: 71.59 MB
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This is an introduction to the philosophy of biology. The book provides sophisticated and innovative coverage of the central topics and many of the latest developments in the field.

The Mechanical Mind

Author: Tim Crane
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317331788
Size: 44.11 MB
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Many chapters have been reorganised to make the reader’s passage through the book easier. The book now contains a much more detailed guide to further reading, and the chronology and the glossary of technical terms have also been updated.

Other Minds

Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374712808
Size: 73.39 MB
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In Other Minds, Peter Godfrey-Smith, a distinguished philosopher of science and a skilled scuba diver, tells a bold new story of how subjective experience crept into being—how nature became aware of itself.

The Cultural Lives Of Whales And Dolphins

Author: Hal Whitehead
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226895319
Size: 11.73 MB
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Drawing on their own research as well as scientific literature including evolutionary biology, animal behavior, ecology, anthropology, psychology and neuroscience, two cetacean biologists submerge themselves in the unique environment in ...

A Companion To The Philosophy Of Biology

Author: Sahotra Sarkar
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444337858
Size: 50.69 MB
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Comprised of essays by top scholars in the field, this volume offers detailed overviews of philosophical issues raised by biology.