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Thursday, 13 January 2011

NEW BOOK: «PROJECTING HAPPINESS AT HIGH SCHOOLS», by Jorge Humberto Dias

Title: «PROJECTING HAPPINESS AT HIGH SCHOOL»

Editor: JORGE HUMBERTO DIAS (Philosophical Consultant in Portugal)



Contents: 


Preview Note - Maria Afonso


Foreword - José Barrientos

Introduction - Jorge Humberto Dias

Philosophical Consulting in the History of Philosophy and the Emergence of the Applied Philosophy - Henrique Costa

Philosophical Consulting: Why Not? - Maria Afonso

Re-thinking Philosophy at High School with Applied Philosophy - Valdemar Roca

Happiness - a New Paradigm? - Luis Couto

The Philosophical Practice on Happiness - Maria Galhardo

Happiness and Philosophy - Bárbara Fernandes

Philosophy without Preconcepts - António Fernandes

From the importance of Philosophical Consulting to the question of Methods - António Vaz

Logos - Maria Pires

Hellenism and Philosophical Consulting - Maria Luís

Philosophical Counselling: From where, what and where to? - Ana Pimentel


Philosophical Counselling - Maria Costa


Critical Thinking - Maria Afonso


Philosophy in the Contemporary Age - Raquel Sá


Philosophy in Divan - Francisco Barros

Publisher: CFAEBN

Year: 2010

Place: Bragança (Portugal)

ABSTRACT

This is a book with some articles about the application of Philosophy at High Schools. The book is a product of Course, directed by professor Jorge Humberto Dias in the Centre for Teaching Education, in the north of Portugal. The students, who are teachers at different High Schools, made a reflection about the concept of Happiness and tried to design its possibility at High School.
At the end of the work, teachers said it's very important that Educators promote training in the philosophical competences concerning the development of Happiness at High School.

Saturday, 2 October 2010

BOOK: «HAPPINESS OR KNOWLEDGE? APPLIED PHILOSOPHY», by Jorge Dias and José Barrientos




Title: «HAPPINESS OR KNOWLEDGE? APPLIED PHILOSOPHY»

Authors: JORGE HUMBERTO DIAS (Philosophical Consultant in Portugal) AND
JOSÉ BARRIENTOS RASTROJO (Professor of Philosophy in Spain)


Contents: 


Foreword - Peter Raabe (University of Fraser Valley - Canada)

PHILOSOPHICAL COUNSELLING ACCORDING TO JOSÉ BARRIENTOS

Chapter 1 - From Philosophy of Life to Life of Philosophy

Chapter 2 - The Philosophical Essay as a Model to Philosophical Counselling - Materiality

Chapter 3 - The Philosophical Essay as a Model to Philosophical Counselling -Formality
 
Chapter 4 - The Philosophical Essay as a Model to Philosophical Counselling - Quijote Report


PHILOSOPHICAL COUNSELLING ACCORDING TO JORGE DIAS
 

Chapter 1 - From Preoccupation about Meaning to the Necessity of a Life Project

Chapter 2 - From Problems to the Methods

PORTUGUESE CONSULTATION CASES
Jorge Dias

SPANISH CASES
José Barrientos


Publisher: Doss Ediciones

Year: 2009

Place: Seville (Spain)

ABSTRACT

In this book, Jorge Dias and José Barrientos discuss two different positions about the fundaments of Philosophical Counselling: Jorge Dias says that people ask for help because they want to be happy or happier and José Barrientos says that Philosophical Counselling works to promote a good thought on people.
Jorge Dias presents some critics to the classic philosophy and analyses some myths and ilusions. After doing that, Dias presents us his methods (PROJECT@ and IPSE) and philosophical competences to work in his consultation.
José Barrientos presents us his description about the way he works on the consultation.
Jorge Dias refers Julián Marías (a Happiness Philosopher) and José Barrientos refers Maria Zambrano (a Poietic Philosopher).
At the end of the book, we could read some cases of people that have consulted Jorge Dias and José Barrientos.

KEY WORDS: Applied Philosophy, Happiness, Knowledge, Truth,  Methods, Competencies, Philosophical Consulting, Practice.

Sunday, 2 May 2010

ARTICLE: «JULIÁN MARÍAS - HAPPINESS: THE HORIZON OF APPLIED PHILOSOPHY», by Jorge Humberto Dias


Title of the Article: «JULIÁN MARÍAS - HAPPINESS: THE HORIZON OF APPLIED PHILOSOPHY»

Author: JORGE HUMBERTO DIAS (Philosophical Consultant in Portugal)

Publisher: Doss Ediciones
Year: 2009

Place: Seville (Spain)

Pages: 95-109.

IN: BARRIENTOS, J. & AGUILLAR, E. (2009) Filosofia Aplicada y Circunstancia Española. Sevilla: Doss Ediciones.

ABSTRACT
In this article, Jorge Dias studied the possibility of find an Applied Philosophy in the thought of Julián Marías. In the investigation, Jorge Dias found some elements, that supports an important contribute of Julián Marías, concerning the elaboration of an happiness method.
Jorge Dias states his point of view in a consideration that Philosopher thinks in a concrete situation. That’s why it’s necessary to put in schema the situation of the person and to describe the structure of the human life.
According to Jorge Dias, the Theory of Julián Marías about Happiness permits nowadays the construction of a conceptual system and a basis to the work of the Philosophical Counsellor.

 KEY WORDS: Applied Philosophy, Happiness, Method, Julián Marías, Philosophical Counselling, Practice, Situation.

Monday, 1 March 2010

ARTICLE: «HAPPINESS AS THE AIM OF APPLIED PHILOSOPHY», by Jorge Humberto Dias


Title of the Article: «HAPPINESS AS THE AIM OF APPLIED PHILOSOPHY»

Author: JORGE HUMBERTO DIAS (Philosophical Consultant in Portugal)

Publisher: Doss Ediciones
Year: 2009
Place: Seville (Spain)
Pages: 55-79.
IN: BARRIENTOS, J. & GARCÍA, J. (2009) Filosofia Aplicada a Personas y Grupos. Sevilla: Doss Ediciones.

ABSTRACT
In this book, Jorge Dias explains the origins and the causes of a Philosophical Consultation. Jorge Dias says that people ask for help because they want to be happy or happier.
After that, Jorge Dias presents us a scheme: Philosophy: Discursive practice; Object: Life; Mean: Reason; Aim: Happiness; Rule: Truth.
Jorge Dias presents us his method for Philosophical Consultation (PROJECT@), a definition of Happiness and a formula to promote it: H (Happiness) = P (Projects) + C (Concretization).
Jorge Dias refers Epicuro, Bertrand Russell, Julián Marías, Andre Compte Sponville, Fernando Savater (Happiness Philosophers) and Gustavo Bueno.
At the end of the book, we could read one cases of a person that has consulted Jorge Dias: the Case of Manuela.

 KEY WORDS: Applied Philosophy, Happiness, Method, PROJECT@, Philosophical Consulting, Practice.

Thursday, 24 September 2009

INTERVIEW, BY DOMINGOS FARIA


If you read portuguese, please take a look to this interview: Domingos Faria made a few questions to Dr. Jorge Humberto Dias, concerning Philosophical Practice.
Read HERE.

Monday, 12 January 2009

HERNAN BUENO IN PORTUGAL




Hernan Bueno, philosophical counselor in Colombia and president of Filosofarte Foundation, will be in Portugal to coordinate a Workshop in Quarteira - Algarve, on the PROJECT@ OFFICE.




The program is:

1. Introduction to Philosophical Practice in Colombia;

2. Contribution to a Methodology;

3. Applied Philosophy in the work with people;

More informations here: http://gabinete-project.blogspot.com/