The good news is that the great thinkers from history have proposed the same strategies for happiness and fulfilment. The bad news is that these turn out to be the very things most discouraged by contemporary culture. This knotty dilemma is the subject of The Age of Absurdity.
In 1864, Karl Marx published an essay titled "Peuchet on Suicide" as a translation of excerpts from the memoirs of Jacques Peuchet. This text reveals that this was an edited version in which Marx adds passages of his own, altering the emphasis from a moral and psychological focus to a social one.
Argues that ethics is concerned with personal decisions - as is analysis itself. After considering the nature of ethics, this work turns to Immanuel Kant and Max Weber for a practical consideration of therapeutic relationships. It applies his ethical principles to the first psychoanalytical cases described by Freud and Jung.
More than fifty years ago, Thomas Szasz showed that the concept of mental illness - a disease of the mind - is an oxymoron, a metaphor, a myth. In this book, he argues that his writings belong to neither psychiatry nor antipsychiatry. They stem from conceptual analysis, social-political criticism, and common sense.
With Japanese Philosophy: A Sourcebook, readers of English can now access in a single volume the richness and diversity of Japanese philosophy as it has developed throughout history. Leading scholars in the field have translated selections from the writings of more than a hundred philosophical thinkers from all eras and schools of thought, many of them...
This is a comprehensive reconstruction and a detailed analysis of Kant's "Critique of Judgment". In the light of the third "Critique", the book offers a final interpretation of the critical project as a whole and proposes a new reading of Kant's notion of human experience.
Illustrated by case examples based on real-life situations, this volume covers personnel selection, organizational diagnosis and intervention, consulting relationships, research and academic issues, professional training and certification, billing and marketing, and the ethics of professional behavior. It is useful for I/O psychologists.
The causal problem has become topical once again. This book analyzes the function of the causal principle in science, touching on such subjects as scientific law, scientific explanation, and scientific prediction. In so doing, it offers an education to layman and specialist alike on the history of a concept and its opponents.
By clarifying the ways in which agreement on moral issues between people from different traditions can be pursued through moral discourse, this book provides a coherent conceptual framework for addressing the political, social and environmental problems arising from unresolved moral conflict.
Proponents of professional ethics recognize the importance of theory but also know that the field of ethics is best understood through real-world applications. This book introduces students and practitioners to important ethical concepts through the lives of major thinkers ranging from Aristotle to Ayn Rand, and John Stuart Mill to the Dalai Lama.
A demonstration of how Jung's quest for wholeness through the "four" faculties he saw in every psyche can be seen in the growth of the ideas of 12 key philosophers. The author examines and compares the 12 philosophers and gives an explanation of the development of their thought.
Consciousness is perplexing: too familiar and intimate to ignore, too complex and elusive to understand. This cross-cultural examination explores the varieties of conscious experience and reflects on the attempts to understand and explain consciousness in the Western scholarly and scientific tradition.
Avoiding Relapse through Self-Awareness and Right Action
Understanding Self-Deception, Second Edition
Letting Go of the Need to Control
ARC - Desk Reference for Healthcare Professionals