Plato, Not Prozac!: Applying Eternal Wisdom to Everyday Problems
If you're facing a dilemma -- whether it's handling a relationship, living ethically, dealing with a career change, or finding meaning in life -- the world's most important thinkers from centuries past will help guide you toward a solution compatible with your individual beliefs. From Kirkegaard's thoughts on coping with death to the I Ching's guidelines on adapting to change, Plato, Not Prozac! makes philosophy accessible and shows you how to use it to solve your everyday problems.
Gone is the need for expensive therapists, medication, and lengthy analysis. Clearly organized by common problems to help you tailor Dr. Lou Marinoff's advice to your own needs, this is an intelligent, effective, and persuasive prescription for self-healing therapy that is giving psychotherapy a run for its money.
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Five Steps to Managing Problems Philosophically
What You Missed in Philosophy 101 That Can Help You Now
Managing Everyday Problems
Seeking a Relationship
Maintaining a Relationship
When Work Doesnt Work
Midlife Without Crisis
Why Be Moral or Ethical?
Finding Meaning and Purpose
Gaining from Loss
Practicing Philosophy with Groups and Organizations
Appendix A Hit Parade of Philosophers
Appendix B Organizations for Philosophical Practice
Ending a Relationship
Family Life and Strife