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Descartes' Error

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Descartes' Error by Antonio Damasio
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Sep 27, 2005 | ISBN 9780143036227

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Table Of Contents

Introduction xi

PART I

Unpleasantness in Vermont 3

Gage’s Brain Revealed 20

A Modern Phineas Gage 34

In Colder Blood 52

PART II

Assembling an Explanation 83

Biological Regulation and Survival 114

Emotions and Feelings 127

The Somatic-Marker Hypothesis 165

PART III

Testing the Somatic-Marker Hypothesis 205

The Body-Minded Brain 223

A Passion for Reasoning 245

Postscriptum 253

Notes and References 269

Further Reading 293

Acknowledgments 299

Index 301

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