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Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Peter Godfrey-Smith
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-09 - Publisher: HarperCollins UK

‘Brilliant’ Guardian ‘Fascinating and often delightful’ The Times SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE What if intelligent life on Earth evolved not once, but twice? The octopus is the closest we will come to meeting an intelligent alien. What can we learn from the encounter?
Other Minds
Language: en
Pages: 354
Authors: Bertram F. Malle, Sara D. Hodges
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-01-08 - Publisher: Guilford Press

Leading scholars from psychology, neuroscience, and philosophy present theories and findings on understanding how individuals infer such complex mental states as beliefs, desires, intentions, and emotions.
Context as Other Minds
Language: en
Pages: 283
Authors: Talmy Givón
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-01-01 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

Givon's new book re-casts pragmatics, and most conspicuously the pragmatics of sociality and communication, in neuro-cognitive, bio-adaptive, evolutionary terms. The fact that context, the core notion of pragmatics, is a framing operation undertaken on the fly through judgements of relevance, has been well known since Aristotle, Kant and Peirce. But
Other Minds
Language: en
Pages: 229
Authors: Thomas Nagel
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

Over the past twenty-five years, Thomas Nagel has played a major role in the philosophico-biological debate on subjectivity and consciousness. This extensive collection of published essays and reviews offers Nagel's opinionated views on the philosophy of mind, epistemology, and political philosophy, as well as on fellow philosophers like Freud, Wittgenstein,
God and Other Minds
Language: en
Pages: 277
Authors: Alvin Plantinga
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

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