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When Philosophers Become Therapists

The philosophical-counselling movement aims to apply heady, logical insights to daily life.

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Philosophy, Therapy and the Search for Meaning

The rise of philosophical therapy

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What is the value of philosophy in everyday life and work? Can philosophy offer us not just a way of life, but a way to make a living?

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Marin Smillov: The new normal and a nation on the rise

We are at war with an invisible enemy, COVID-19. We have suffered the loss of many lives: loved ones, friends, neighbors and other fellow Americans.

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Philosophy and Happiness, by Ashwini Mokashi

‘Philosophy and Happiness, LLC’ has been formed in New Jersey during the Covid times to respond to the need for dealing with mental health challenges among people and help them with Philosophical Counseling.

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The Doughnut Dilemma and How Aristotle Solved It

What mom taught you at the playground still applies.

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Philosophical Midwifery with Pierre Grimes

Pierre Grimes, PhD, is a specialist in classical Greek philosophy. He is the founder of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association. He is also founder of the Noetic Society in the Los Angeles area. He is author of Philosophical Midwifery: A New Paradigm for Understanding Human Problems, Socrates and Jesus: A Dialogue in Heaven, and Unblocking:…

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The secret to office happiness isn’t working less—it’s caring less

We live in an age of “total work.” It’s a term coined by the German philosopher Josef Pieper just after World War II—describing the process by which human beings are transformed into workers, and the entirety of life is then transformed into work.

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Rationally Speaking with Massimo Pigliucci

Rationally Speaking is a blog maintained by Prof. Massimo Pigliucci, a philosopher at the City University of New York.

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Questioning is like playing the piano

Suppose your client/colleague says : “I think you should work as hard as you can in life”! You might think : “I don’t agree. Life is more than working hard”. Having had this thought, it is difficult not to start convincing your client of your opinion.

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Stand Up Philosophy

Comical highlights of Lou’s closing speech to an audience of philosophers, at the 10th International Conference on Philosophical Practice. (Leusden, The Netherlands, 2010)

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Inaugural Episode of Leading Minds: David Brendel interviews Lou Marinoff

In Germany they’re called “diseases of civilization”; in Japan, “lifestyle maladies”; in Sweden, “diseases of affluence.” The USA leads the world in producing them, but doesn’t even have a name for them.

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