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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 cha...more
And honestly, it just rubbed me wrong.
His main thesis is that most of the problems being treated by psychiatry/psychology/religion could better be treated by throwing a random life philosophy a the person instead.
And it sure seems rather random to me. He takes a s ...more
Through his various techniques, Marinoff helps provide a way whereby you can see your challenge through various prisms, and thus, you can decide how, when, and if you want to resolve it in a certain manner.
Marinoff gives you various problem-solving techniques (with the “PEACE” macro) and examin ...more
The question that still remains in my head is how do you know which philosopher to read to every case, and of course, Lou Marinoff, being a philosopical therapist, will tell you to go to that kind of specialist as a guide. And I don't have any clu ...more