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Philosophy as Therapy? (Forum for Philosophy)

9 October, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

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.

Speakers
Beverley Clack
Professor in Philosophy, Oxford Brookes

Molly Macdonald
Lecturer in Literary Theory, QMUL

John Skorupski
Professor of Moral Philosophy, St. Andrews

Chair
Shahidha Bari
Fellow, Forum for Philosophy
Professor of Fashion Cultures, UAL

Venue

Old Theatre, Old Building
London School of Economics, Houghton Street
London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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