Author:Damasio, Antonio R

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DESCARTES' ERROR: EMOTION, REASON, AND THE HUMAN BRAIN

By: Damasio, Antonio R.

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000043861

ISBN: 0380726475

Condition: Very Good


In this wondrously lucid and engaging book, renowned neurologist Antonio Da masio demonstrates what many of us have long suspected: emotions are not a luxury, they are essential to rational thinking. Descartes' Error takes the reader on an enthralling journey of scientific discovery, starting with the case of Phineas Gage-a construction foreman who in 1848 survived a freak accident in which a 3 1/2 foot iron rod passed through his head-and continuing on to Damasio's experiences with modern-day neurological patients affected by brain damage. Far from interfering with rationality, his research ... View more info