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This was mostly before what historians consider the “Age of Enlightenment”, which flowered in the 18th century. Damasio is a prominent researcher in the field of neurology and has written a series of books spnoza the achievements in his spimoza to the lay public.

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. No puede tampoco decirse que Spinoza haya sido una persona que haya ido avanzando por la vida teniendo en cuenta las normas de su tiempo. I find this idea hard to grasp because of the simplicity it suggests regarding emotion regulation. Mar 04, Freddie Berg rated it it was amazing.

La mente humana es la idea del cuerpo humano. I liked this book but found some parts weary to read. Damasio says that emotions are instinctual reactions that all animals have as a way of coping with environmental stimuli.

The amount of energy that they expend in that process at times is significant.

It rewarded me in several ways, first by extending my understanding of how emotions as a biological concept are continuous with feelings as a conscious, mental phenomenon, and second by providing a guided, personal investigation into the life of Bento-Baruch-Benedict Spinoza.


I loved this book. An animal’s main evolutionary objective is to be good at survival and reproduction. I will definitely have to come back to the book later for a thorough understanding but thought it worth to note down a few points from the current attempt. Of In Looking for Spinoza: Antonio Damasio successfully connects the most recent discoveries of neuroscience with the conclusions Spinoza reached in his study, almost years ago. danasio

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. Never thought I would understand Spinoza.

I Antonio Damasio spinpza connects the most recent discoveries of neuroscience with the conclusions Spinoza reached in his study, almost years ago.

En Busca De Spinoza

Damasio knows his stuff when it comes to the details of dpinoza which is to be expected because this is his field and the details he supplies are fascinating. I would have liked to see a bit more speculation at the end of the book regarding possible implications soinoza this idea. Perhaps, offering a metaphor of an unpleasant feeling being akin to a physical marker of pain e. Neuroscience-wise, there were new things for me and but especially the latter part of the book, the semi-biographical account of Spinoza was completely unknown to me beforehand.

En Busca De Spinoza by Antonio, Damasio

A great book to know about Spinoza and neuroscience. Damasio ties Spinoza’s philosophy and modern neuroscience very well together and that’s the beef on this book.


Jan 13, cole rated it did not like it. Damasio’s science seems interesting enough and does pose some engaging questions. They are not necessarily conscious.

Por mais um dia. Dec 04, Michael rated it it was ok.

But what does that mean for us humans? Sep 18, Mariana Ferreira rated it really liked it Shelves: Fortunately for Spinoza, he lived in Holland, which at the time featured the least intolerant variety of Christianity. 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.

It would be more difficult to see how beautiful and amazingly intelligent emotions can be, and how powerfully they can solve problems for us.

What is good about Damasio’s writing, especially in the earlier books, is that he do The neuroscientist Antonio Damasio writes pleasant, elegant prose.

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

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.

Die had Een zware bevalling, maar wel wel zeer de moeite. As a researcher, Dr. Looking for Spinoza is essentially two books wishing it could be one.

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