Other Minds

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

Theory And Reality

Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226300610
Size: 43.49 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.

Complexity And The Function Of Mind In Nature

Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521646246
Size: 44.68 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 ...

Cephalopod Behaviour

Author: Roger T. Hanlon
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521645836
Size: 59.61 MB
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This 1996 book examines that behaviour, summarizing field and laboratory data from a wide variety of sources in a comprehensive account of the life of cephalopods in their natural habitats.

Ockham S Razors

Author: Elliott Sober
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 131636853X
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In this book, the ABCs of probability theory are succinctly developed and put to work to describe two 'parsimony paradigms' within which this problem can be solved.

Every Thing Must Go

Author: James Ladyman
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0199276196
Size: 13.56 MB
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Every Thing Must Go argues that the only kind of metaphysics that can contribute to objective knowledge is one based specifically on contemporary science as it really is, and not on philosophers' a priori intuitions, common sense, or ...

Philosophy Of Biology

Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith
ISBN: 9780691140018
Size: 21.54 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.