Graduate studies at Western
Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 85 (66):165- (2010)
|Abstract||One way to understand philosophy as a form of therapy is this: it involves a philosopher who is trying to cure himself. He has been drawn into a certain philosophical frame of mind—the ‘disease’—and has thus infected himself with this illness. Now he is sick and trying to employ philosophy to cure himself. So philosophy is both: the ailment and the cure. And the philosopher is all three: pathogenic agent, patient, and therapist.|
|Keywords||William James Philosophy as Therapy|
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