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What Is Philosophical Counseling? Part IV: Aristotle on Effective And Practical Knowledge

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In their Introduction to ‘Philosophy as Therapeia’ (Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement #66) Jonardon Ganeri and Clare Carlisle write:

For Aristotle, technical knowledge deals with the correct means of achieving a given objective, and practical knowledge is knowledge of ends as such. A technical approach to…

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Samir Chopra

Samir Chopra

Professor of Philosophy, Brooklyn College; blogger at samirchopra.com; @eyeonthepitch