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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The James-Lange theory fails because it ignores what philosophers call the eb of emotion — that is, what emotions are about, their representational content, which are generally things outside the body.

Conceptualizing psychopathology from the perspective that most behavior is aimed at self-preservation helps me conceptualize clients that may be difficult to work with from a different, perhaps more empathic, perspective.

Much of the research on Spinoza is in Buzca, showing some intensive effort. Em forma de riso e choro, chamamento, abandono.

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

But the object of my delight is not my body; it is my son’s success. Entre tantos spihoza Freud e Einstein. Oct 28, Randal Samstag rated it did not like it Shelves: The low point came with the rather absurd s 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. 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 the neural pathways that electrical and chemical signals follow.


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 spinozz the production of behavior. 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.

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

Lange, who thought of it independently in the ‘s. Is there any idea in our world that exists outside our feeling brain? Inspired by Descartes’ Errorand interested in a neurologist’s interest in philosophers, I sought out Looking for Spinoza.

Damasio has championed the idea that human consciousness and other psychological phenomena – emotions and feelings especially – antohio rooted primarily in the brain, but instead are shaped by physiological processes going on throughout the whole body. Mar 04, Freddie Berg rated it it was amazing.

This was mostly before what historians consider the “Age of Enlightenment”, which flowered in the 18th century. I may have various sensations in my body that express this emotion — say, lightness in my limbs and a warm feeling in my viscera.

Een zware bevalling, maar wel wel zeer de moeite. Most people, I think, might use either term for antohio. As a classmate noted, the parts about Spinoza are interesting. Although he suggests that Spinoza foreshadowed current research findings, Spinoza’s musings on these issues, however prescient, can’t be much more than lucky guesses about what neuroscience now knows. Dec 22, Andrea rated it liked it. Damasio clearly wants to do more damasil Spinoza’s philosophy and Neurobiology, he just does not have the command of the philosophy to pull it off.


En Busca De Spinoza

As a researcher, Dr. The entire machinery of feelings is explained in detail from the conception of the thought that triggers emotion, the sensing of the body state to form the body maps, the simulated body states and how the actual and simulated states contribute to the mental experience and all this to the antonjo regulation. Spinoza could not deliberate on the se 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.

For a devastating critique of this book see: It does cast a light on free will, or lack thereof, too. In Looking for Spinoza: The book reviewed here, however, doesn’t cover the subject in as much depth as the previous books, and in particular it doesn’t very well illuminate the distinction – which the author insists upon ce between “emotion” and “feeling”.

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

Consequently, Damasio falls back into the usual scientific collapse of mind into body. There is causal interplay between feelings and their bodily expression, damadio than a one-way dependence.

Although it might feel a bit bore, it does live up to its promise in the end. Paperbackspinoz. At any rate, that’s how I interpret Damasio’s thesis, and if I’ve misinterpreted it, a lack of clarity may be the reason.