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Descartes' Error

Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain

Antonio Damasio

This groundbreaking book by a leading neurologist concerns ‘the brain science of emotion’ and ‘its implications for decision-making in general and social behaviour in particular’. Published in 1994, it continues to attract the attention of neuro-scientists, philosophers and the general public with its proposal that reasoning evolved as an extension of the automatic emotional system, and emotion plays multiple roles in the reasoning process.

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  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Year: 2006
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 346pp
  • Illustrated: No
  • Dimensions: 196x128mm
  • ISBN: 9780099501640
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.2kg
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