Books by Antonio R. Damasio and Complete Book Reviews

Antonio R. Damasio, Author Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $28 (386p) ISBN 978-0-15-100369-3
Tackling a great complex of questions that poets, artists and philosophers have contemplated for generations, Damasio (Descartes' Error) examines current neurological knowledge of human consciousness. Significantly, in key passages he evokes T.S....
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Antonio R. Damasio, Author Quill $13.95 (312p) ISBN 978-0-380-72647-9
Neurologist Damasio's refutation of the Cartesian idea of the human mind as separate from bodily processes draws on neurochemistry to support his claim that emotions play a central role in human decision making. (Nov.)
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Antonio R. Damasio, Author, Damasio, Author . Harcourt $28 (368p) ISBN 978-0-15-100557-4
The third in a series that began with Descartes' Error, this book deftly combines recent advances in neuroscience with charged meditations on foundational 17th-century philosopher Baruch Spinoza, and the result is Damasio's fullest report...
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Antonio R. Damasio, Author, Damasio, Author Putnam Adult $24.95 (312p) ISBN 978-0-399-13894-2
In an important, gracefully written exploration of the neurochemical basis of mind, neurologist Damasio rejects the Cartesian notion of the human mind as a thinking organ more or less separate from bodily processes. Emotions and feelings, he argues,
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