Peter Godfrey-Smith

philosopher, author

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When it comes to understanding the mind, philosopher, writer and diver Peter Godfrey-Smith suggests marine life may hold some illuminating answers.

Could sea creatures unlock the origins of the mind?

When it comes to understanding the mind, philosopher, writer and diver Peter Godfrey-Smith suggests marine life may hold some illuminating answers.

from Life Examined

Philosopher Peter Godfrey-Smith has written a new book about octopuses and the evolution of thought and consciousness.

Inside the big brains of octopuses

Philosopher Peter Godfrey-Smith has written a new book about octopuses and the evolution of thought and consciousness.

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