The Philosophical Therapist / August 30, 2021

With Dr Luis de Miranda

Hosted by Arianna Clark Alexandros Constantinou

Posted in EscapingTheIvoryTower

Can philosophy help you help others? In the second episode of the mini-series Escaping the Ivory Tower, our host Arianna Clark and philosopher and therapist Dr Luis de Miranda explore possible answers to this question. By going through his life, Luis tells how philosophy helped him improve his listening skills and understand better interactions between human beings. Luis is now a very thoughtful philosophical counselor, who likes to define himself a “philosophical friend” of his patients.

Has Philosophy ever actually helped anyone? Yes, yes it has. This week our hosts, Arianna Clark and Alex Constantinou, talk to philosopher, novelist and therapist Dr Luis de Miranda - where he explains just how philosophy can help us, and how it helped him.

From dissecting reality to RuPaul’s Drag Race, we just about scratch the surface of the theoretical underpinnings of Luis’ work – and, like us, we are sure you’ll want to find out more.

So, if you want to find out more about Luis: