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dc.contributor.authorThesigan Nadarajan
dc.contributor.authorClark, Michael
dc.date.accessioned2019-06-26T08:38:26Z
dc.date.available2019-06-26T08:38:26Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.identifier.citationPrajna Vihara: The Journal of Philosophy and Religion 20, 1 (January-June 2019), 66-74en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://repository.au.edu/handle/6623004553/22211
dc.description.abstractAt present, there is no generally accepted account of what philosophical counselling is or why we should practice it. The aim of this article is to propose an account of philosophical counselling in terms of an Aristotelian concept of Eudaimonia. I argue that this concept provides an apt description of what philosophical counselling, in many cases, consists in. One benefit of construing philosophical counselling in terms of Eudaimonia is that it provides a natural justification for the practice: since it is plausible that Eudaimonia is a desirable state to be in, philosophical counselling is worth engaging in inasmuch as it promotes that state.en_US
dc.format.extent9 pagesen_US
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherAssumption University Pressen_US
dc.rightsThis work is protected by copyright. Reproduction or distribution of the work in any format is prohibited without written permission of the copyright owner.en_US
dc.subjectPhilosophical counselingen_US
dc.subjectAristotleen_US
dc.subjectEudaimoniaen_US
dc.subject.otherPrajna Vihara: -- Journal of Philosophy and Religionen_US
dc.subject.otherPrajna Vihara: -- Journal of Philosophy and Religion -- 2019en_US
dc.titleTowards a Neo-Aristotelian account of philosophical counselingen_US
dc.typeTexten_US
dc.rights.holderAssumption Universityen_US
mods.genreJournal Articleen_US
au.link.externalLink[Full Text] (http://www.assumptionjournal.au.edu/index.php/PrajnaVihara/article/view/3935/2287)


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