Q+A with Antonio Damasio

This from MIT Technology Review (H/T to Mark Frazier).

Screen Shot 2014-06-27 at 12.56.21 PM

He believes that neurobiological research has a distinctly philosophical purpose.

There was something that appealed to me because of my interest in literature and music.

We wouldn’t have music, art, religion, science, technology, economics, politics, justice, or moral philosophy without the impelling force of feelings.

I would not want to go to only one level, because I don’t think the really interesting things occur at just one level.