Other Minds

Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374712808
Size: 41.28 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.

From Bacteria To Bach And Back The Evolution Of Minds

Author: Daniel C. Dennett
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393242080
Size: 30.79 MB
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Part philosophical whodunit, part bold scientific conjecture, this landmark work enlarges themes that have sustained Dennett’s legendary career at the forefront of philosophical thought.

The Soul Of An Octopus

Author: Sy Montgomery
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501161148
Size: 69.47 MB
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Finalist for the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction New York Times Bestseller “Sy Montgomery’s The Soul of an Octopus does for the creature what Helen Macdonald’s H Is for Hawk did for raptors.” —New Statesman, UK Starred ...

Octopus

Author: Katherine Harmon Courage
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698137671
Size: 37.72 MB
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Katherine Harmon Courage dives into the mystifying underwater world of the octopus and reports on her research around the world.

Complexity And The Function Of Mind In Nature

Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521646246
Size: 23.21 MB
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This book explains the relationship between intelligence and environmental complexity, and in so doing links philosophy of mind to more general issues about the relations between organisms and environments, and to the general pattern of ...

The Genius Of Birds

Author: Jennifer Ackerman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101980842
Size: 74.59 MB
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As she travels around the world to the most cutting-edge frontiers of research, Ackerman not only tells the story of the recently uncovered genius of birds but also delves deeply into the latest findings about the bird brain itself that are ...

Consciousness And The Social Brain

Author: Michael S. A. Graziano
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199928657
Size: 23.63 MB
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In Consciousness and the Social Brain, Princeton neuroscientist Michael Graziano lays out an audacious new theory to account for the deepest mystery of them all.

Kraken

Author: Wendy Williams
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613120850
Size: 76.20 MB
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Kraken is the traditional name for gigantic sea monsters, and this book introduces one of the most charismatic, enigmatic, and curious inhabitants of the sea: the squid.