Other Minds

Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374712808
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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.

Author: Laurent Binet
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ISBN: 9786169205265
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Dreams And Nightmares

Author: James Arthur Hadfield
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780140202946
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2 Being archaic, these potentialities are of quite a different nature from thought
processes in the conscious mind: they are subject to different laws. They are
quite irrational, illogical, and for the most part amoral, although morality and guilt
are also archaic in origin and character. But these potentialities in the collective ...
We dream of having to go into deep caverns of the earth, or stand on a shore to
see some monstrous octopus threaten us from the depths of the sea. Even
civilization's ...

Appletons Journal

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A second crab was so fastened that the string could be withdrawn if desired, and
was lowered near to the preat male octopus, who generally dwells in a nook in
the west front corner of the tank. ... Arched galleries and passages through the
hills and mountains, partly perforated by the sea or electric fire, and enlarged by
the industry of man, have a subdued light, and make an impression of another
kind, the red light in these perforated roads answering to the red shade of the
outer world ...

Saturday Review Of Politics Literature Science And Art

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No better illustration of the manner in which a familiar class of organisms may be
made a text for setting forth facts and laws of deep import and interest can well be
selected than that comprised in the lifehistory of the little creature known as the
hydra, a common ... Not unlike this is the rehensile and stinging power of jelly-
fishes or the octopus. et, sensitive as the hydra must pronounced, there are no
signs of its possessing a nervous system, or analogous organs of conscious
action.

The Saturday Review Of Politics Literature Science And Art

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No better illustration of the manner in which a familiar class of organisms may be
made a text for setting forth facts and laws of deep import and interest can well be
selected than that comprised in the life- history of the little creature known as the
... for the simplest manifestation of those powers of conscious perception,
intelligence, and volition which, common in their origin or primary stage, range
through progressive degrees of instinct and reason till they are found culminating
in man.

The Novels Of D H Lawrence

Author: John E. Stoll
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At the centre of all things, a dark, momentous Will sending out its terrific rays and
vibrations, like some vast octopus. And at the other end of the vibration, men,
created men, erect in dark potency, answering Will with will, like gods or demons"
(p. 385). ... Till the black waves began to wash over his consciousness, over his
mind, waves of darkness broke over his memory, over his being, like an incoming
tide, till at last it was full tide, and he trembled, and fell to rest. Invisible in the ...