Philosophy as Therapy: Towards a Conceptual Model

  title={Philosophy as Therapy: Towards a Conceptual Model},
  author={Konrad Banicki},
  journal={Philosophical Papers},
  pages={31 - 7}
  • Konrad Banicki
  • Published 28 February 2014
  • Psychology, Philosophy
  • Philosophical Papers
Abstract The idea of philosophy as a kind of therapy, though by no means standard, has been present in metaphilosophical reflection since antiquity. Diverse versions of it were also discussed and applied by more recent authors such as Wittgenstein, Hadot and Foucault. In order to develop an explicit, general and systematic model of therapeutic philosophy a relatively broad and well-structured account provided by Martha Nussbaum is subjected to analysis. The results obtained, subsequently, form… 
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