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    Three Questionable Assumptions of Philosophical Counseling.Lydia B. Amir - 2004 - International Journal of Philosophical Practice 2 (1):1-32.
    Philosophical practice or counseling has been described as a cluster of meth­ods for treating everyday problems and predicaments through philosophical means. Not­withstanding the variety of methods, philosophical counselors seem to share the following tenets: 1. The counselee is autonomous; 2. Philosophical counseling differs from psychological counseling and 3. Philosophical counseling is effective in solving predicaments. A critical examination shows these to be problematic at both theoretical and practical levels. As I believe that philosophical practice is a valuable contribution both to (...)
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  2. Taking the History of Philosophy on Humor and Laughter Seriously.Lydia B. Amir - 2014 - Israeli Journal of Humor Research: An International Journal 5:43-87.
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    Rethinking Philosophers' Responsibility.Lydia B. Amir - 2008 - Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 49:19-29.
    Should philosophers address the needs of their societies? If the answer is affirmative, and if today's needs are being inadequately answered within the New Age movement for lack of viable alternatives, philosophers' minimal response could be teaching critical thinking outside the academe, and maximal response would be providing relevant wisdom for the world. The first option requires construing logic and epistemology as practical fields. The second requires reforming part of Philosophy as social thinking which provides relevant wisdom for the world. (...)
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  4. The Unconscious: Freud Versus Sartre.Lydia B. Amir - 2006 - In Peter Raabe (ed.), Philosophical Practice and the Unconscious. Trivium Publications. pp. 23-78.
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  5. Philosophical Practice: A Method and Some Cases.Lydia B. Amir - 2003 - Practical Philosophy 6 (1):36-41.
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    Philosophical Practice, Contributors Bios, Volume 2.2.Erik Abrams, Lydia Amir, Seamus Carey, Reena Cheruvalath, Sara Ellenbogen, Michael Grosso, D. Floyd Keller, Jens Olesen, Bernard Roy & Naomi Thomas - 2006 - Philosophical Practice 2 (2).
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  7. A “Dangerous Idea” – Taking Seriously Thomas Magnell’s Moral Injunction to Direct Thought to Thought.Lydia B. Amir - 2013 - Homo Oeconomicus 30 (4):475-479.
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  8. A New Skeptical Worldview for Contemporary World Cultures.Lydia B. Amir - 2014 - In Jian Chang (ed.), World Culture Development Forum 2013. Chian Social Sciences Academic Press. pp. 337-363.
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    Carroll, Noël. Humour: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press, 2014, 126 Pp., $11.95 Paper. [REVIEW]Lydia Amir - 2016 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 74 (1):99-101.
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  10. Don’T Interrupt My Dialogue!Lydia B. Amir - 2001 - In C. T. (ed.), Thinking through Dialogue. Practical Philosophy Press. pp. 239-243.
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  11. Doing Philosophy. [REVIEW]Lydia B. Amir - 2014 - Philosophical Practice 9 (1):1397-1398.
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  12. Epistemology as a Practical Activity.Lydia B. Amir - 2011 - Haser 2:41-65.
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    Either/Or: The Therapeutic Disciplines Versus Philosophy and Religion.Lydia Amir - 2016 - International Journal of Philosophical Practice 4 (2):21-27.
    I trace Shlomit Schuster’s main ideas about the practice of philosophy, and fol­low with a critical characterization of her thought which bears on philosophy’s relation to psychology and psychiatry, on the one hand, and to religion, on the other, as well as on her basis of claiming philosophy’s suitability for non-philosophers. I argue that Shlomit could be unnecessarily uncompromising in implementing her either/or yet not sufficiently discerning of philosophy’s difference with religion. The most conspicuous tenet of Shlomit’s thought – the (...)
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  14. Humor – A Salvation from Salvations?Lydia B. Amir - 2011 - Humor Mekuvvan: Scholarly Journal in Humor 1 (1):47-57.
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    Humor as a Virtue.Lydia Amir - 2002 - International Journal of Philosophical Practice 1 (3):62-79.
    Dignity is man’s creation, not respected by nature or life. It is part of what has been sometimes considered as dangerous hubris or human pride. The inevitable fall from hubris leads either to humility or to humiliation – a middle stage between hubris and humility. When pride is hurt and dignity impaired by the very nature of indomitable, indif­ferent and secretive life, awareness of humiliation as a preferred stage is crucial. It is crucial because it permits to avoid humility, for (...)
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  16. Humor and the Good Life in Modern Philosophy: Shaftesbury, Hamann, Kierkegaard.Lydia B. Amir - 2014 - State University of New York Press.
    _An exploration of philosophical and religious ideas about humor in modern philosophy and their secular implications._.
     
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  17. How Can Philosophy Benefit From Philosophical Practice?Lydia B. Amir - 2008 - Practical Philosophy 9 (2):3-12.
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  18. Humor in Philosophy: Theory and Practice.Lydia B. Amir - 2012 - Philosophical Practice 7:1015-29.
     
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    I Stand in Philosophy Exactly Where I Stand in Daily Life.Lydia Amir - 2019 - Overheard in Seville 37 (37):49-76.
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    Kierkegaard and the Traditions of the Comic in Philosophy.Lydia B. Amir - 2013 - Kierkegaard Studies Yearbook 2013 (1):189-216.
    Name der Zeitschrift: Kierkegaard Studies Yearbook Jahrgang: 2013 Heft: 1 Seiten: 377-402.
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  21. Kierkegaard and the Philosophical Traditions of the Comic.Lydia B. Amir - 2013 - Kierkegaard Studies Yearbook:377-401.
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  22. Lydia Amir.Lydia B. Amir - 2013 - In Bresson Ladegaard Knox, Berg Olsen Friis & J. Kyrre (eds.), Philosophical Practice: 5 Questions. Automatic Press. pp. 1-14.
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    Morality, Psychology, Philosophy.Lydia B. Amir - 2005 - Philosophical Practice 1 (1):43-57.
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  24. Philosophy’s Attitude Towards the Comic. A Reevaluation.Lydia B. Amir - 2013 - European Journal of Humor Research 1 (1):6-21.
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  25. Philosophers, Ethics, and Emotions.Lydia B. Amir - 2009 - Philosophical Practice 4 (2):447-458.
    In this paper I continue to probe the roles of philosophy and psychology in moral education. In a previous article published in this journal, I criticized the moral views of various schools of psychotherapy, and argued that philosophers are the sole professionals equipped to teach normative morality in a pluralistic, critical, and reasoned way . In this paper, I argue that effective moral education involves emotional education; that philosophers’ views of emotions tend to be reductive, and when they are not, (...)
     
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  26. Pride, Humiliation and Humility: Humor as a Virtue.Lydia B. Amir - 2002 - Philosophical Practice 1 (3):1-22.
     
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    “Pure Joy”: Spinoza on Laughter and Cheerfulness.Lydia Amir - 2020 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 58 (4):500-533.
    The Southern Journal of Philosophy, EarlyView.
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  28. Que Podemos Aprender de la Filosofia Helenista? (What Can We Learn from Hellenistic Philosophy?Lydia B. Amir - 2009 - Sophia: Revista de Filosofia 5:81-89.
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    Rethinking Philosophers' Responsibility.Lydia B. Amir - 2009 - In Jinfen Yan & David E. Schrader (eds.), Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy. Edwin Mellen Press. pp. 19-29.
    Should philosophers address the needs of their societies? If the answer is affirmative, and if today's needs are being inadequately answered within the New Age movement for lack of viable alternatives, philosophers' minimal response could be teaching critical thinking outside the academe, and maximal response would be providing relevant wisdom for the world. The first option requires construing logic and epistemology as practical fields. The second requires reforming part of Philosophy as social thinking which provides relevant wisdom for the world. (...)
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    Shaftesbury as Popperian: Critical Rationalism Before its Time? Part I.Lydia Amir - 2016 - Analiza I Egzystencja 35:5-21.
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    Shaftesbury as Popperian: Critical Rationalism Before its Time? Part II.Lydia Amir - 2016 - Analiza I Egzystencja 36:5-23.
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  32. Spinoza’s Ethics in Global Management.Lydia B. Amir - 2012 - Journal of Global Studies 4 (1):123-138.
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    Shaftesbury—An Important Forgotten Indirect Source of Kierkegaard’s Thought.Lydia B. Amir - 2014 - Kierkegaard Studies Yearbook 19 (1):189-216.
    Name der Zeitschrift: Kierkegaard Studies Yearbook Jahrgang: 19 Heft: 1 Seiten: 189-216.
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  34. Søren Kierkegaard and the Practice of Philosophy.Lydia B. Amir - 2006 - In B. R. J. (ed.), Philosophers as Philosophical Practitioners. Ediciones. pp. 31-45.
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  35. The Affective Aspect of Wisdom: Some Conceptions of Love of Humanity and Their Use in Philosophical Practice.Lydia B. Amir - 2004 - Practical Philosophy 7 (1):14-25.
     
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    The Democritean Tradition in Santayana, Nietzsche, and Montaigne.Lydia Amir - 2020 - Overheard in Seville 38 (38):74-92.
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  37. The Good Life Is the Good Laugh: The Comic in the History of Philosophy.Lydia B. Amir - 2012 - In A. Ziv & A. Sover (eds.), The Importance of Not Being Earnest. Carmel Press. pp. 206-253.
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  38. The Individual.Lydia B. Amir - 2014 - In S. Emmanuel, W. McDonald & J. Stewart (eds.), Kierkegaard’s Concepts, Tome IV: Individual to Novel. Ashgate.
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  39. The Philosophy of Humour Handbook.Lydia Amir (ed.) - forthcoming
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  40. Taking Philosophy Seriously: Perfectionism Versus Meliorism.Lydia B. Amir - 2006 - In B. R. J. (ed.), Philosophy and Practice. Grupo de Investigaciòn Universitario “Filosofía Aplicada: Sujeto, Sufrimiento y Socieded”. pp. 11-32.
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  41. The Role of Impersonal Love in Everyday Life.Lydia B. Amir - 2002 - In H. Herrestad, A. Holt & H. Svare (eds.), Philosophy in Society. Unipub. pp. 217-242.
  42. The Role of the Teacher in Philosophers’ Self-Education.Lydia B. Amir - 2011 - In G. T., P. T. & M. P. (eds.), Die Sprache der Freiheit. Philosophische Praxis und Kunst und Religion. LIT. pp. 143-183.
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  43. The Value of Spinoza’s Ethics in a Changing World.Lydia B. Amir - 2010 - Axiology and Ethics 1:301-320.
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  44. The Value of Dissatisfaction – Maintaining the Tension That Unites Desires and Reason.Lydia B. Amir - 2014 - Axiology and Ethics:46-57.
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  45. When Did You Last Satirize a Mouse to Death? On the Magical Power of Humor.Lydia B. Amir - 2010 - Kaveret 18:30-31.
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    What’s It All About? A Guide to Life’s Basic Questions and Answers. [REVIEW]Lydia B. Amir - 2006 - Philosophical Practice 2 (2):125-127.
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  47. When Nietzsche Laughed: The Sanctification of Laughter in Nietzsche’s Thought.Lydia B. Amir - 2006 - Metaphora 6:109-125.
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    Inadequacies of Chisholm's Definitions of the Evident.Marcelo Dascal & Lydia Amir - 1981 - Critica 13 (37):69-76.
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  49. Women in Philosophical Counseling: The Anima of Thought in Action.Riella Morhayim, Natasa Radovanovic, Silvia Bakirdjian, Luisa Sesino, Heidi Salaverría, Lydia Amir, Ora Gruengard, Roxana Kreimer, Marianne Vahl, Camilla Angeltun, Rayda Guzmán González, Narelle Arcidiacono, Marie-France Lebouc, M. G. Piety, Dena Hurst, Marleen Moors, Kate Mehuron & Helen Douglas (eds.) - 2015 - Lexington Books.
    This multi-faceted collection of women's perspectives on the renaissance in philosophical practices provides an international overview on the professional practice of philosophical counseling as rooted in the ancient philosophical discipline of life and its essential difference from modern mainstream philosophy.
     
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