Taking Philosophy Seriously

Lydia Amir is currently Visiting Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Tufts University, USA, Associate Professor at Beit Berl Academic College, Israel, and President of the Israeli Association for the Practice of Philosophy. Throughout her academic career, she has promoted philosophy both within and outside the academe, using her expertise in both to reflect …

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Who is Who in Philosophical Practice

Gerd Achenbach (Germany) is the first philosopher who inputs the concept of “philosophical practice” into scientific circulation, in addition, he is the most authoritative representative of such a trend of philosophical practice as “philosophical counseling.” His ideas are summarized in a variety of books and articles on this subject. Founder of the International Society of …

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Language of Philosophical Practice Brief Dictionary-Presentation

This dictionary gives readers a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the language of philosophical practice. This is the result   of the work of Russian scientists fruitfully cooperating with foreign colleagues in the field of philosophical practice. The dictionary briefly and thoroughly reveals basic concepts of philosophical practice with reference to foreign sources, which are …

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Gerd Achenbach about Philosophical Counseling

As a rule, there are certain triggering moments that induce a visitor to a philosophical consultation. Usually it’s disappointments, unexpected experiences, clashes with other people, blows of fate, failures, unpleasant or simply boring life situations. As a rule, the problems that can be addressed to the philosopher-consultant are connected with painful regrets, questions that people …

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“The End of History”: The Apologetics of Pessimism

In the last century, Western and Russian citizens read Fukuyama’s article “The End of History?”. The resolute intelligentsia attacked the author with criticism: anything could end, but not history! Meanwhile, not all the defenders of history seem to have paid attention to what the American futurist understands under the story. It’s time to quote the …

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