28 Nov Antonio Damasio, prestigioso médico neurólogo, analiza en “El error de Descartes” la importancia de las emociones en la neurociencia y sus. A este propósito, hay que señalar que el Error de Descartes, publicado por Hanna Damasio, Saver entre otros, que hicieron posible que Antonio R. Damasio. Descartes’ Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain is a book by neurologist António Damásio, in part a treatment of the mind/body dualism question.

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Want to Read saving…. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. After having read “The Feeling of What Happens” I thought I’d give this earlier work by the same author a read,as I have recently come across numerous references to it that elevate it to somewhat of a classic in its field. Feb 03, Abailart rated it it was amazing. What it made me think of, interestingly enough, was my old Social Science class.

Send the link below via email or IM Copy. I’d say that the book is good and the author has some excellent insights, but he gets a little long-winded at times and tends to meander.


Overall, this is a terrific overview of the science antonioo the repercussions on philosophical theories, both historical and contemporary.

And, significantly, all standard tests, of the time, did not show an organic problem. The fact that he survived is astonishing, and is where many neuroscientists in the past have stopped, having proven some point or another about neuroanatomical structure. I’ve read Damasio’s book, “Self Comes to Mind” 4 times through now, and I’m very at odds with many of its premises and claims.


And what sense does my distinction of conceptual and animate consciousness make if conceptual consciousness is fundamentally connected with animate consciousness? Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain, descartees published in Creating downloadable prezi, be patient.

El error de Descartes

Damasio addresses these problems by showing how emotions are related to a particular portion of the brain ventro-medial cortexand how emotions function on a basic level as instinctual non-voluntary responses to environmental situations. Damasio takes advantage of some bizarre accidents to discover dedcartes things about the brain.

Antonio Damasio has written a fascinating book, taking as his point of departure a nineteenth century case of a man named Gage who had an iron spike neatly blown through his brain in a mining accident. To view it, click here.

El error de Descartes: La emoción, la razón y el cerebro Humano

I’ll be honest, I’m shocked damasip I liked this book as much as I did! A firewall is blocking access to Prezi content. Lists with This Book. Also there is an amazing photo of the author that is real gay.

Without touch we have no awareness, and without awareness we have no thought. I wasn’t well-versed with brain a Damasio takes on Descartes: Much of the first part was familiar territory, as other authors have since quoted Damasio and cited his work extensively. His second book, The Feeling of What Happens: He explains that what we refer to as the mind cannot exist without receiving feedback from the body as he ponders the “brain hooked up to electrodes” question.


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O erro de Descartes Antonio R. Damasio

He was explaining that this is one of the biggest challenges of anthropology. Oct 18, Rob rated it it was amazing Shelves: Essentially, he explains that suffering has an emotional component. The assessments of evolutionary psychology are very interesting, though I do have some skepticism with regard to some of Damasio’s claims about genetics and the development of the brain, as he is not entirely clear about the role of genetics in the emergence of structures in the brain.

He is also in the editorial board of many important journals in the field. Aug 05, Laura Grabowski rated it it was amazing Shelves: