Society for Philosophy in Practice

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Philosophical practitioners are professionally trained to facilitate the thinking of a client or a group of people focusing on significant, but problematic, concepts: the kind of concepts used not only for everyday thinking and communication, but also as a basis for actions.

Philosophical practitioners often pose questions designed to identify hidden assumptions, theoretical frameworks, and world views, and use their training and experience to encourage others to discover their own philosophical insights. Common applications of philosophical practice include Philosophical ConsultancyPhilosophical Counselling, Socratic Dialogue and Philosophy for Children.

Philosophical practitioners are sometimes also known as practical philosophers or consultant philosophers.

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