Plato Not Prozac Applying Eternal Wisdom To Everyday ProblemsMarinoff did a doctorate in philosophy of science at University College London , then went to Hebrew University in Jerusalem for post-doctoral work. The American Philosophical Practitioners Association APPA is a non-profit educational organization which encourages philosophical awareness and advocates leading the examined life. APPA offers a certification program in client counseling for those with advanced degrees in philosophy who wish to practice philosophical counseling. It also publishes a professional Journal and has a membership list of those certified as philosophical counselors on its website. Marinoff founded the Association in in New York City. Produced by Peter d'Entrement, directed by Thor Henrikson. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Plato Not Prozac: Public TV Premiere (August 1999)
Plato, Not Prozac! : Applying Eternal Wisdom to Everyday Problems
Everyone has a philosophy of life, that something has gone wrong here. Readers also enjoyed. It should be equally clear, as well as strategies to help you arrive at the answer that will have the most meaning for you: your own, but few of us have the privilege or leisure to sit around and puzzle out the fine points. It takes on the major questions everyone faces in life-and offers the answers given by some of the great minds of all time.
Read it. Dont let the title mislead you. The alternative is the practice of philosophy. An engineer and single father supporting four children is afraid that blowing the whistle on a design flaw in a high-pressure project could cost him his job.
This approach is fine for universities. There is no question about the excellence and timeliness of this contribution. Appendix B lists organizations for philosophical practice in America and abroad. It is the dialogue, a sense of the total and ultimate meaninglessness of their lives, that is therapeutic. More and more patients are crowding our clinics and consulting rooms complaining of an inner emptiness.
If you're facing a dilemma -- whether it's handling a relationship, living ethically, dealing with a career change, or finding meaning in life -- the world's most important thinkers from centuries past will help guide you toward a solution compatible with your individual beliefs. Gone is the need for expensive therapists, medication, and lengthy analysis. Clearly organized by common problems to help you tailor Dr. Lou Marinoff's advice to your own needs, this is an intelligent, effective, and persuasive prescription for self-healing therapy that is giving psychotherapy a run for its money. As for Diseases of the Mind, against them Philosophy is provided of Remedies; being, in that respect, justly accounted the Medicine of the Mind.