Damasio, the neuroscientist, has described in his books the research showing that not being in touch with one's emotions makes one irrational, in fact, pretty much useless in most society-type interactions, which would include politics.
Announcement: Your votes are in! The January 2019 Philosophy Book of the Month is The Runaway Species: How Human Creativity Remakes the World by David Eagleman and Anthony Brandt.
This forum is NOT for factual, informational or scientific questions about philosophy (e.g. "What year was Socrates born?"); such homework-help-style questions can be asked and answered on PhiloPedia: The Philosophy Wiki. If your question is not already answered on the appropriate PhiloPedia page, then see How to Request Content on PhiloPedia to see how to ask your informational question using the wiki.
- Posts: 519
- Joined: February 16th, 2018, 11:28 am