Stepping out of Plato's Cave: Philosophical Counseling, Philosophical Practice, and Self-Transformation

November 9, 2016|
Stepping out of Plato's Cave: Philosophical Counseling, Philosophical Practice, and Self-Transformation by Ran Lahav
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Plato's famous Allegory of the Cave teaches us that philosophy can transform our life and elevate it. It can help us understand the narrow "cave" in which we are imprisoned and inspire us to step out of it towards greater horizons.

This is the vision of Philosophical Practice, an international movement of philosophers who believe that philosophy can help us live our life more fully and deeply. Ran Lahav, a major contributor to the development of this field, presents here the approach which he has been developing for more than 20 years.

This book discusses the principles of Philosophical Practice and explains how they can be applied in counseling, self-reflection groups, companionships, and the individual's personal search. Many case-studies illustrate the process in an accessible way. This is a complete guide for philosophers, counselors, psychologists, and anybody who wants to take a philosophical journey towards a deeper life.

Ran Lahav is a major contributor in the international field of philosophical practice and has worked extensively with individuals and groups. He received his doctorate in philosophy and Master's degree in psychology from the University of Michigan, USA (1989). He initiated the First International Conference of Philosophical Practice an...
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Title:Stepping out of Plato's Cave: Philosophical Counseling, Philosophical Practice, and Self-Transformation
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:226 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.48 in
Shipping dimensions:226 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.48 in
Published:November 9, 2016
Publisher:Loyev Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780998133034

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