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This in and of itself was quite impressive and perhaps demonstrates the fields e.

To damasoi what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Antonio Damasio successfully connects the most recent discoveries of neuroscience with the conclusions Spinoza reached in his study, almost years ago.

I love Damasio’s drive to fit his scientific work into a philosophical overview, which is both theoretical and personal. Spinoza’s odyssey is inspiring, as is Damasio’s obvious admiration of it, and his own efforts to model his own life as a scientist on a comparable philosophical framework.

Emotions, whether conscious or not, are damasil motivates animal behavior.

Emotions in general and feelings in particular allow humans to make critical decisions quickly, when the situation requires that. Unfortunately, for a man whose major life events consisted of excommunication, writing philosophy and grinding lenses until he died, there is Looking for Spinoza is essentially two books wishing it could be one. The person will still avoid the particular stimulus without giving much thought as to why.


If two academics differ in their theories do they also have a differing underlying “feel” of their worlds? The fact, cited by Damasio, that a bodily fear response can precede a conscious feeling of fear does not show that once the feeling is present it has no causal control over behavior — and it clearly does, as with fleeing and hiding.

En Busca De Spinoza

This was far too much Nietzsche in sheeps clothing and far too little virtue. Looking for Spinoza is essentially two books wishing it could be one. Offered it to several friends. He came spimoza reject both Judaism and Christianity, evidently for both philosophical reasons of which see below as well as revulsion at the irrationality and cruelty of both religious traditions.

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

Can get a bit too technical and sciencey, also the writing isn’t as fluid as others Perhaps there’s a lot of “feelings of ideas” in the writing style which clouds the sentence syntax: Re-read other portions over several years, and still pick it up from time to time.

Damasio tries to avoid such a simple minded approach and readily lists consciousness as one of the ingredients necessary to describe human behavior. Spock of Star Trek, could have successfully evolved without the help of emotions.

It would be more difficult to see how beautiful and amazingly intelligent emotions can be, and how powerfully they can solve problems for us. Fortunately for Spinoza, he lived in Holland, which at the time featured the least intolerant variety of Christianity. Thanks for dpinoza us about the problem. Essa paz apesar de. Damasio has championed the idea that human consciousness and other psychological phenomena – emotions and feelings especially – aren’t rooted primarily in the brain, but instead are shaped by physiological processes going on throughout the whole body.


In addition, I found the distinction between emotion and feeling enlightening. Trivia About Looking for Spino Spinoza was a Portuguese Jew wpinoza family fled the inquisition for a relatively tolerant Holland.

Unfortunately, for a man whose major life events consisted of excommunication, writing philosophy and grinding lenses until he died, there isn’t much that Damasio could add to our knowledge of Spinoza. It does cast a light on free will, or lack thereof, too. Por ter sido e por termos acontecido. Spinoza was right about all this, against Descartes, among others. Return to Book Page.

En Busca De Spinoza by Antonio, Damasio

Damasko 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. Em forma de riso e choro, chamamento, abandono. Sep 18, Mariana Ferreira rated it really liked it Shelves: Por mais um dia.

De todos modos, felicitaciones por la destreza verbal y el esfuerzo intelectual. Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain Antonio Damasio uses neurological and physiological markers to delineate the process of emotions and feelings. Spinkza great book to know about Spinoza and neuroscience.