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The Feeling of What Happens: Body and Emotion in the Making of Consciousness

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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."

Synopsis:

Antonio Damasio examines the biological roots of consciousness and its role in our survival in The Feeling of What Happens.

 

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 and scientific thinker, Damasio helps readers to ask and answer questions about what it is to be human. His elegant investigation of feeling and emotion offers a new understanding of the conscious mind and, as the New York Times has noted, “will change your experience of yourself.” 

Synopsis:

A gifted medical clinician with decades of caring for patients with brain damage offers a new understanding of the biological roots of consciousness and its role in survival. "A must read for anyone wanting a neurologist's perspective on one of the great unsolved mysteries".--"The New York Times". Line art.

About the Author

Antonio Damasio is the Van Allen Professor and head of the department of neurology at the University of Iowa Medical Center and is an adjunct professor at the Salk Institute in San Diego. Descartes' Error was nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Award, and has been translated into twenty-three languages. He lives in Iowa City and Chicago.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780156010757
Author:
Damasio, Antonio
Publisher:
Harvest Books
Author:
Damasio, Antonio R.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Physiological Psychology
Subject:
Mind & Body
Subject:
Emotions
Subject:
Mental health
Subject:
Cognitive Psychology
Subject:
Human Physiology
Subject:
Consciousness
Subject:
Mind and body
Subject:
Psychology : General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Harvest ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
8
Publication Date:
20001031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
bandw line art
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 1.02 lb

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Product details 400 pages Harvest/HBJ Book - English 9780156010757 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Antonio Damasio examines the biological roots of consciousness and its role in our survival in The Feeling of What Happens.

 

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 and scientific thinker, Damasio helps readers to ask and answer questions about what it is to be human. His elegant investigation of feeling and emotion offers a new understanding of the conscious mind and, as the New York Times has noted, “will change your experience of yourself.” 

"Synopsis" by , A gifted medical clinician with decades of caring for patients with brain damage offers a new understanding of the biological roots of consciousness and its role in survival. "A must read for anyone wanting a neurologist's perspective on one of the great unsolved mysteries".--"The New York Times". Line art.

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