Philosophy as Therapeia

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction; 1. Medical analogies in Buddhist and Hellenistic thought: tranquillity and anger Christopher Gowans; 2. Rationality as the therapy of self-liberation in Spinoza's Ethics Michael Hampe; 3. Two pedagogies for happiness: healing goals and healing methods in the Summa Theologiae of Thomas Aquinas and the Sry Bhaya of Ramanuja Martin Ganeri; 4. The thinker and the draughtsman: Wittgenstein, perspicuous relations, and 'working on oneself' Garry L. Hagberg; 5. Therapy and theory reconstructed: Plato and his successors Stephen R. L. Clark; 6. The teacher as mother or midwife? A comparison of Brahminical and Socratic methods of education Kate Wharton; 7. A return to the self: Indians and Greeks on life as art and philosophical therapy Jonardon Ganeri; 8. For mortal souls: philosophy and therapeia in Nietzsche's Dawn Keith Ansell Pearson; 9. The philosopher as pathogenic agent, patient and therapist: the case of William James Logi Gunnarsson; 10. Curing diseases of belief and desire: Buddhist philosophical therapy David Burton; 11. Patanjali's yoga as therapeia Jayandra Soni; Bibliography.

Philosophy as Therapeia

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Beschreibung

Addressing the concept of philosophy as therapeia, this collection of essays by leading scholars provides a new reading of the history of philosophy, contradicting those who have wanted to maintain that philosophy is a peculiarly European cultural product, and instead affirming its identity as a global intellectual practice.

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Einband

Taschenbuch

Erscheinungsdatum

13.05.2010

Herausgeber

Clare Carlisle + weitere

Verlag

Cambridge University Press

Seitenzahl

256

Beschreibung

Details

Einband

Taschenbuch

Erscheinungsdatum

13.05.2010

Herausgeber

Verlag

Cambridge University Press

Seitenzahl

256

Maße (L/B/H)

22.9/15.2/1.3 cm

Gewicht

376 g

Sprache

Englisch

ISBN

978-0-521-16515-0

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  • Philosophy as Therapeia
  • Introduction; 1. Medical analogies in Buddhist and Hellenistic thought: tranquillity and anger Christopher Gowans; 2. Rationality as the therapy of self-liberation in Spinoza's Ethics Michael Hampe; 3. Two pedagogies for happiness: healing goals and healing methods in the Summa Theologiae of Thomas Aquinas and the Sry Bhaya of Ramanuja Martin Ganeri; 4. The thinker and the draughtsman: Wittgenstein, perspicuous relations, and 'working on oneself' Garry L. Hagberg; 5. Therapy and theory reconstructed: Plato and his successors Stephen R. L. Clark; 6. The teacher as mother or midwife? A comparison of Brahminical and Socratic methods of education Kate Wharton; 7. A return to the self: Indians and Greeks on life as art and philosophical therapy Jonardon Ganeri; 8. For mortal souls: philosophy and therapeia in Nietzsche's Dawn Keith Ansell Pearson; 9. The philosopher as pathogenic agent, patient and therapist: the case of William James Logi Gunnarsson; 10. Curing diseases of belief and desire: Buddhist philosophical therapy David Burton; 11. Patanjali's yoga as therapeia Jayandra Soni; Bibliography.