Het gelijk van Spinoza : vreugde, verdriet en het voelende brein

Het gelijk van Spinoza : vreugde, verdriet en het voelende brein

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Title
Het gelijk van Spinoza : vreugde, verdriet en het voelende brein
Author
Antonio R. Damasio
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Looking for Spinoza : joy, sorrow and the feeling brain
Distributor
Brussel: Luisterpunt, 2010
21 banden
Original publisher
Wereldbibliotheek
Note
Gemaakt in Nederland
Placing suggestion
606.1 (SISO)

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Availability in Flemish libraries

About Antonio R. Damasio

Antonio Damasio (Portuguese: António Damásio) is a Portuguese-American neuroscientist. He is currently the David Dornsife Chair in Neuroscience, as well as Professor of Psychology, Philosophy, and Neurology, at the University of Southern California, and, additionally, an adjunct professor at the Salk Institute. He was previously the chair of neurology at the University of Iowa for 20 years. Damasio heads the Brain and Creativity Institute, and has authored several books: his next to latest work, Self Comes to Mind: Constructing the Conscious Brain (2010), explores the relationship between the brain and consciousness. Damasio's research in neuroscience has shown that emotions play a central role in social cognition and decision-making.

Life and work

During the 1960s, Damasio studied medicine at the University of Lisbon Medical School, where he also did his neurological residency and completed his doctor…Read more on Wikipedia