Other Minds

Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374712808
Size: 33.11 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 Soul Of An Octopus

Author: Sy Montgomery
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501161148
Size: 17.94 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 ...

From Bacteria To Bach And Back The Evolution Of Minds

Author: Daniel C. Dennett
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393242080
Size: 70.97 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.

Octopus

Author: Katherine Harmon Courage
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698137671
Size: 66.80 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.

Are We Smart Enough To Know How Smart Animals Are

Author: Frans de Waal
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393246191
Size: 67.77 MB
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Based on research involving crows, dolphins, parrots, sheep, wasps, bats, whales, and of course chimpanzees and bonobos, Frans de Waal explores both the scope and the depth of animal intelligence.

What A Fish Knows

Author: Jonathan Balcombe
Publisher: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374714339
Size: 46.73 MB
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But, as Balcombe demonstrates, the truth is far richer and more complex, worthy of the grandest social novel.

Data Centric Biology

Author: Sabina Leonelli
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022641650X
Size: 74.37 MB
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In Data-Centric Biology, Sabina Leonelli probes the implications of these advancements and confronts the questions they pose. Are we witnessing the rise of an entirely new scientific epistemology?

Built On Bones

Author: Brenna Hassett
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472922956
Size: 64.33 MB
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Why would anyone choose this? This is one of the many intriguing questions tackled by Brenna Hassett in Built on Bones.