OTHER MINDS

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

by Peter Godfrey-Smith

Photo by Nadine Marfurt, Unsplash | Design by Roberto

This is probably the closest we will come to meeting an intelligent alien.

Peter Godfrey-Smith
BEST FOR
Sea lovers and pescatarians
THIS BOOK WILL MAKE YOU
Feel intelligent about deep sea creatures
ENJOY IT
Prior to going scuba diving with octopuses
READING TIME
372 pages: 5 hours 10 minutes
BOOK SPECS
Paperback, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017

Roberto's opinion

The octopus has the highest intelligence in the sea!

Don’t believe this? Peter scuba-dived with them off the coast of Australia, played with them and learned from them.

Cephalopods, consisting of the squid, the cuttlefish, and above all the octopus are smart, sneaky, curious, alien and great teachers.

We have been eating them for awhile now. Meanwhile they have been watching us. Very closely. One day they will have the last tentacle.

In Other Minds you will also enjoy the color photos of two octopuses fighting in Octopolis!

Disclaimer: No octopuses were harmed during this review!

ABOUT THIS AUTHOR

Peter Godfrey-Smith is a professor in the School of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Sydney. He is the author of Metazoa and the bestselling Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life, which was shortlisted for the 2017 Royal Society Science Book Prize and has since been published in more than twenty languages. He is also the author of four other books.
www.petergodfreysmith.com

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Roberto's Recommendation For "Other Minds"

BORROW IT!

STEAL IT!

LISTEN TO IT!

LIBRARY IT!

DON'T BUY IT!

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