Summer reading

Peter Godfrey-Smith’s Other Minds: The Octopus, The Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness

Please plan on reading Godfrey-Smith’s book before you come to campus in August. It will serve as a cornerstone to a series of activities in Autumn Term and events throughout the academic year.

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 four books, including Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection, which won the 2010 Lakatos Award for an outstanding work on the philosophy of science. His underwater videos of octopuses have been featured in National Geographic and New Scientist. He was born, and currently lives, in Sydney, Australia.

Student Life

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