There is a rich tradition of claiming therapeutic powers for philosophy, but if philosophy is the love of wisdom, is ignorance bliss? Is philosophy only about sharp arguments and subtle distinctions, or can it help us find better ways to live? Join us as we discuss whether thinking philosophically can be a form of self-help.
Beverley Clack is Professor in Philosophy, Oxford Brookes.
Molly Macdonald is Lecturer in Literary Theory, QMUL.
John Skorupski is Professor of Moral Philosophy, St. Andrews.
Shahidha Bari (@ShahidhaBari) is Fellow, Forum for Philosophy and Professor of Fashion Cultures, UAL.
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