Book cover of Metazoa: Animal Life and the Birth of the Mind by Peter Godfrey-Smithby Peter Godfrey-Smith

“Enthralling . . . breathtaking . . . Metazoa brings an extraordinary and astute look at our own mind’s essential link to the animal world.” —The New York Times Book Review (Editors’ Choice)

“A great book . . . [Godfrey-Smith is] brilliant at describing just what he sees, the patterns of behaviour of the animals he observes.” —Nigel Warburton, Five Books

The scuba-diving philosopher who wrote Other Minds explores the origins of animal consciousness

Interview with the Author

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Peter Godfrey-Smith, “Metazoa: Animal Life and the Birth of the Mind” (FSG. 2020)
5/3/21        45 min

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124. Peter Godfrey-Smith: Animal Life and the Problem of Consciousness
2/24/21         60 min

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Episode 586: Metazoa Peter Godfrey-Smith
1/12/21          48 min

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