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Philosophy as Therapy?

Hosted by Forum for Philosophy

Old Theatre, Old Building, United Kingdom

Speakers

Beverley Clack

Beverley Clack

Professor in Philosophy, Oxford Brookes

Molly Macdonald

Molly Macdonald

Lecturer in Literary Theory, QMUL

John Skorupski

John Skorupski

Professor of Moral Philosophy, St. Andrews

Chair

Shahidha Bari

Fellow, Forum for Philosophy and Professor of Fashion Cultures, UAL

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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