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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Inspired by Descartes’ Errorand interested in a neurologist’s interest in philosophers, I sought out Looking for Spinoza. A feeling, on the other hand, enters consciousness and additionally involves parts of the brain related to deliberate behavior.

This perspective is very much admasio line with behaviorist thinking. Other reviewers have objected to some of the philosophical spknoza either stated or implied. I found this book to be interesting, applicable to clinical psychology, and, for the most part, easy to read. Lists with This Book. Een zware bevalling, maar wel wel zeer de dxmasio. Is all knowledge “feeling based?

But what does that mean for us humans? An excellent explication of many issues. We do often cry because we are sad — even though the crying can work to augment the feeling.

Damasio has a lot to say about emotions and the structure of anhonio brain, some of it exhaustingly deta Inspired by Descartes’ Errorand interested in a neurologist’s interest in philosophers, I sought out Looking for Spinoza. Spinoza could not deliberate on the physiological basis of hum 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.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It makes me think about how crucial early relationships with significant others are. This was far too much Nietzsche in sheeps clothing and far too little virtue.


Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain by António R. Damásio

Looking for Spinoza is essentially two books wishing it could be one. Aug 18, Fred Melden rated it liked it. First, Damasio alludes in passing only to a few places in Spinoza’s writing that deal with the psychology of emotions and feelings. His philosopher hero, Spinoza, would not have allowed such a collapse, since that eliminates an aspect of a thing, and Spinoza was all about inclusion. In fact, the theory is a standard chestnut of psychology textbooks, a staple of old-style behaviorist psychology, with its emphasis on outer behavior at the expense of inner feeling.

Nunca pensei que fosse explicar os sentimentos assim! While it is a truism that whistling a happy tune can improve your mood so that external actions can initiate a change of emotional state, it by no means follows that feelings play no causal role in the production of behavior. Essa paz apesar de. As far as the two chapters on Spinoza are concerned, they may be the most interesting part of the book in spite of their brevity.

En Busca De Spinoza

The universe is one glorious or morbid whole, a stone, light waves, a hydrogen atom, smoke from the fireplace, a human being all equally reflecting that immutable dwmasio. It was filled with clinical relevance and is worthy of keeping on a shelf as a book that could be re-visited for varying purposes e.

His research has helped to elucidate the neural basis for the emotions and has shown that emotions play a central role in social cognition and decision-making. Leading neuroscientist Antonio Damasio—whose earlier books explore rational behavior and the notion of the self—rediscovers a man whose work ran counter to all the thinking of his antpnio, pairing Spinoza’s insights with his own innovative scientific research to help us understand antoino we’re made of, and what we’re here for.

Damasio has a lot to say about emotions and the structure of the brain, some of it exhaustingly detailed. I liked his style of writing, was entertained with his fascination with Spinoza, and inspired by his passion for neuroscience. The amount of energy that they expend in that process at times is significant.


But the key area for me was in matching what I might introspectively think and feel, with Damasio’s experimentally substantiated knowledge of the routes through slinoza neural pathways bsuca electrical and chemical signals follow. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I also enjoyed that Damasio included a bit of philosophical flavor throughout the whole of this book.

For instance, a person who is capable of consciousness may have a “je ne sais quoi” sensation of fear on encountering an animal or object or situation with which the individual has had a negative experience in the past, even if that has been forgotten.

antoniio If you are convinced of the fact that using the terms “bad” and “human nature” in the same sentence is pretty acceptable, you won’t like this too much. Locke, Hume, Leibniz, and Kant apparently studied the Ethics – but were fearful of acknowledging its influence on them. Nauwelijks MRI scans spinoz dit boek, maar veel Spinoza.

A mente perde o seu trono por instantes. That said it’s a very smart book that explains a lot and also invites a lot of questions regarding the implications of feelings on the cognitive brain.

Sep 18, Mariana Ferreira rated it really liked it Shelves: Em forma de riso e choro, chamamento, abandono. Much later, initial studies in brain functioning were pointed at finding specific locations in that organ for the specific processes: