Wednesday, April 12, 2017

33 books to read with your mother

At the B&N Reads blog, Heidi Fiedler tagged thirty-three books to read with your mother, including:
Other Minds, by Peter Godfrey-Smith

If your relationship with your mom is less a meeting of the minds and more a battle against misunderstanding, contemplating the vast differences between humans and animals may help put it all in perspective. Written by a philosopher, this book examines how cephalopods think. Discussing animals that are highly intelligent but as alien as can be here on Earth, this book shines a light on the consciousness we share with other creatures—including our own mothers.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue