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Studium Generale | What is it like to be... an Octopus - Peter Godfrey-Smith

When:Tu 02-02-2021 21:00 - 22:30

Peter Godfrey-Smith’s main research interests are in the philosophy of biology and the philosophy of mind. He also works on pragmatism (especially John Dewey), general philosophy of science, and some parts of metaphysics and epistemology. He is the author of Other Minds: The Octopus, The Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness. In this book he tells a bold new story of how subjective experience crept into being - how nature became aware of itself. More information