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....
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.)
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...
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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