Bellarmine U. Nneji



Many of the miseries and confusions that besiege humans are sometimes beyond medications. Such are diseases of the soul that defy conventional medications. The old practical approaches to human miseries and confusion about purposes of life have to be recoursed to. This is the cogency for philosophical counselling. There is need to introduce this into the classrooms as a way of enlightening people and training practitioners in the mission of making lives more meaningful through a better appreciation of life and its course. This is more needed in the African setting where its introduction would be of great service.

Keywords: Philosophical Counselling - Therapy - Curriculum - Therapeutic philosophy



Muchas de las confusiones y miserias que afligen a los seres humanos a veces van más allá de la medicina. Se trata de enfermedades del alma que desafían a la medicina convencional. Debemos recurrir a otras aproximaciones a las miserias humanas y a la confusión sobre el sentido de la vida. Esta es la justificación del asesoramiento filosófico. Es necesario introducir esta aproximación en el aual y en la formación de profesionales para hacer la vida más significativa y lograr una mejor apreciación del ciclo vital y su curso. Esta aproximación es más necesaria aún en el contexto africano, en el cual su introducción haría un gran servicio.

Palabras clave: Asesoramiento filosófico - Terapia - Currículum - Filosofía terapéutica

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