About the Author. Acknowledgements. Introduction. 1. ?How Should I Live?? 2. Practical Wisdom: The Art of Making Good Decisions. 3. The Virtues of Character: Feeling the Fear and Doing it Anyway? 4. Reasonable Emotions. 5. Less Than Virtue: Developing Self-control. 6. Conclusion: In Defence of Reason. References. Index.
Antonia Macaro is an existential psychotherapist and philosophical counsellor. She has many years? clinical experience in the fi eld of addictive behaviours. For a number of years she has been exploring the practical uses of philosophy, particularly Aristotelian virtue ethics. She is a supervisor and visiting lecturer at the New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling, London.
"This is a very good read with some first-class advice. Definitely a book to be recommended for all therapists and counselors." (Practical Philosophy) "?the book is an enjoyable read, and it provides a lively and intelligent account?" (Times Literary Supplement) "Written in a clear jargon free style this book does what it sets out to do..." (Existential Analysis, January 2006)