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Applying Philosophical Traditions to Heal Ourselves – Lou Marinoff Ph.D

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 may help guide you toward a solution compatible with your individual beliefs. Our guest suggests unique approach to personal health by applying philosophical traditions – from ancient Greece to East Asia – to our problems of everyday life. Lou Marinoff the internationally best-selling author of “Plato, Not Prozac” (1999) and more recently “The Power Of Tao” (2014), in which Lou shows how the teachings of Lao Tzu can help us overcome the everyday challenges of living in an ever-changing world. He has been instrumental in the return of philosophical dialogue to prominence in the educational matrix.

Professor of Philosophy at The City College of New York, Lou Marinoff is widely regarded as the world authority on applying philosophical traditions. Lou has been widely published in the academic fields of rational and moral agency, ethics, philosophy of science, Chinese philosophy, Indian philosophy, Buddhism and philosophical practice. He is also the founding president of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association (APPA), and continues to edit its journal, Philosophical Practice.

From the Archives: This live interview was recorded on  August 11, 2000 on the nationally syndicated radio program, hosted by Laura Lee . See more at www.lauralee.com