Peter Godfrey-Smith is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York Graduate Center and Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Sydney. He works primarily in the Philosophy of Science and Philosophy of Biology. Born in Australia in 1965, he received a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of California, San Diego in 1991 under the supervision of Philip Kitcher, and taught previously at Harvard University, Stanford University and Australian National University. Godfrey-Smith was the recipient of the prestigious Lakatos Award for his book, Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection which discusses the philosophical foundations of the theory of evolution.
- Other Minds The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness (2016)
- Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection (2009)
- Peter Godfrey-Smith (2003). Theory and Reality: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science. University of Chicago Press. p. 272. ISBN 0-226-30062-5.
- Peter Godfrey-Smith (1998). Complexity and the Function of Mind in Nature. Cambridge University Press. p. 328. ISBN 0-521-64624-3.
- Gewertz, Ken (February 8, 2007). "The philosophy of evolution: Godfrey-Smith takes an evolutionary approach to how the mind works". Harvard University Gazette..
- Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection. Oxford University Press. 2010.