En busca de Spinoza: neurobiología de la emoción y los sentimientos (Imago Mundi) | Antonio R. Damasio, Joandomènec Ros | ISBN: Find En Busca De Spinoza by Antonio, Damasio at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Looking for Spinoza has ratings and reviews. In Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain Antonio Damasio uses neurological and.

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Return to Book Page. If you’re interested in much discussion of Spinoza’s philosophy, the present book is disappointing on this too, for at least three reasons. Em forma de riso e choro, chamamento, abandono. But feelings, according to Damasio, are our conscious perceptions of our bodily states as we are having emotions.

There Spinoza participated in the Jewish community, but eventually was alienated from it, because he had attained views of his own, characteristic of the Enlightenment. Much later, initial studies in brain functioning were pointed at finding specific locations in that organ for the specific processes: Damasio tries to avoid such a simple minded approach and readily lists consciousness as one of the ingredients necessary to describe human behavior.

En Busca De Spinoza by Antonio, Damasio

Damasio is a prominent researcher in the field of neurology and has written a series of books describing the achievements in his field to the lay public. Of particular interest to me was when Damasio indicated that problems in the environment prompt self-preserving behavior. No puede tampoco decirse que Spinoza haya sido una persona que haya ido avanzando por la vida teniendo en cuenta las normas de su tiempo. Feb 15, Charles Daney rated it spijoza it Shelves: His current work involves the social emotions, decision neuroscience and creativity.


We do often cry because we are sad — even though the ddamasio can work to augment the feeling. Tendemos a creer que lo antoni es el origen de lo que se expresa. Spinoza could not deliberate on the physiological basis of human sensing, emoting and cognition since it was exactly in his time that the first scientific studies of the human body were being made.

The main concern of his scientific career has been to sipnoza the mechanisms underlying “emotions” and “feelings”.

In animals with a developed cerebral cortex, like humans, emotions work partly through cognition. Not an easy book to go through.

Paperbackpages. Es un trabajo serio y por eso le doy 3. Nonetheless, a difficult but worthwhile read.

da,asio In particular, the idea that the body and the soul are inextricably linked – definitely not an Aristotelian thought – and that the drive to survive, modulated through aeons of evolution, is the main engine that not only sculpted our bodies, but also our emotions and feelings.

It was interesting to read and get to know about this philosopher and Damasio spinnoza a first-grade neuroscientist and a decent writer on that matter as well.

I have many paragraphs in this book where I had to write ‘by finding more complicated neural pathways? I Antonio Damasio successfully connects the most recent discoveries of neuroscience with the conclusions Spinoza reached in his study, almost years ago. Made me even more grateful to doctors and healers of all stripes and plaids.


Damasio’s science seems interesting enough and does pose some engaging questions. What is good about Damasio’s writing, especially in the earlier books, is that he do The neuroscientist Antonio Damasio writes pleasant, elegant prose.

That has been left far behind as the search is on for neural mappings wherein many nerve pathways are combined with chemical pathways in order to produce the smallest change in an organism.

Much of the research on Spinoza is in Portuguese, showing some intensive effort. Feb 19, Drenda added it.

Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain

Published December 1st by Mariner Books first published I find this idea hard to grasp because of fn simplicity it suggests regarding emotion regulation. Por mais um dia.

It was interesting to read and get to know about this philosopher and his ideas – of which some of them could be thought revelational even today. But what does gusca mean for us humans? If you buy the Enlightenment belief that scientific truth can be obtained and man made better for it, then take my review with a grain of salt. I may have various sensations in my body that express this emotion — say, lightness in my limbs and a warm feeling in my viscera.