Peter Godfrey-Smith

Peter Godfrey-Smith is Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Sydney. He is the author of seven books, including Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness, Metazoa: Animal Life and the Birth of the Mind, and Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection. His new book, Living on Earth: Forests, Corals, Consciousness, and the Making of the World, will be published later this year. (June 2024)

Subscribe and save 50%!

Read the latest issue as soon as it’s available, and browse our rich archives. You'll have immediate subscriber-only access to over 1,200 issues and 25,000 articles published since 1963.

Subscribe now

Subscribe and save 50%!

Get immediate access to the current issue and over 25,000 articles from the archives, plus the NYR App.

Already a subscriber? Sign in