Descartes Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain
Publish date: November 1st 1995
Pages no: 312
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Popular Science
, Portuguese Literature
I have already read Damasio's 2003 book, Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain, and while it was interesting to read this book, published in 1994, it does not add to what the later book contained, the later book travels further and I preferred the more philosphical style of the mor...
(Original Review, 1994-11-17)Dave Chalmers did a great job of making consciousness popular but his own view was 400 years out of date. Descartes is the real rigorous physicist here - he was after all one of the people who devised physics. What he meant by the soul and God being 'spirit' is that they...