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The Feeling of What Happens : Body and Emotion in the Making of Consciousness
Damasio, Antonio
Harcourt, Inc / Softcover / 2000-10-01 / 0156010755
Emotions
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400 pages
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Widely praised for his innovative scientific thinking and elegant writing, Antonio Damasio achieves a new understanding of consciousness by asking—and answering—profound questions: How is it that we know what we know? How is it that our conscious and private minds have a sense of self? A gifted medical clinician with decades of caring for patients with brain damage, a great scientific thinker, and an extraordinary writer, Damasio offers a new understanding of the biological roots of consciousness and its role in survival. Damasio's work on feeling and emotion forever joins our minds and bodies, offering an arrestingly original way of understanding what it is to be human. After reading Damasio's landmark, Descartes' Error, Jonas Salk wrote, 'You will never again look at yourself or another without wondering what goes on behind the eyes that so meet.' As to The Feeling of What Happens, the New York Times wrote, 'Unlike any other book here, it will change your experience of yourself.'-from the publisher

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