Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain

Putnam (1994)
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Linking the process of rational decision making to emotions, an award-winning scientist who has done extensive research with brain-damaged patients notes the dependence of thought processes on feelings and the body's survival-oriented regulators. 50,000 first printing.



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