Lou Marinoff

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Lou Marinoff at Taplow Court, UK

Louis Joshua Marinoff (born October 18, 1951) is a philosopher, author, and philosophical practitioner. He is currently professor of philosophy at The City College of New York. He is also founding president of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association.


2010: Changing Our Minds, Living Life Films, San Diego. Directed by David Sousa. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1741651/

2006: Way of the Puck, Creative Ape Productions, Los Angeles. Directed by Eric Anderson. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0822046/

2004: Table Hockey: The Movie, Triad Films, Nova Scotia. Produced by Peter d'Entrement; Directed by Thor Henrikson. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0829293/


The Power of Tao. Denver: Argo Navis, 2014.

Therapy for the Sane: 10th Anniversary Edition. Denver: Argo-Navis, 2013.

The Inner Philosopher: Conversations on Philosophy's Transformative Power. A dialogue with Daisaku Ikeda. Cambridge, MA: Dialogue Pathways Press, 2012.

The Middle Way. New York: Sterling, 2007.

The Big Questions. How philosophy can change your life. New York and London: Bloomsbury, 2003.

Therapy for the Sane. New York: Bloomsbury, 2003

Philosophical Practice. New York: Elsevier, 2001.

Plato Not Prozac. New York: HarperCollins, 1999.

Fair New World. Vancouver: Backlash Books, 1994.

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2014. "A Skeptical View of Sustainability," in Design a Pattern of Sustainable Growth, edited by Daniele Schilirò, ASERS Publishing, Craiova, Romania, 2014, 14–30.

2013: "Philosophical Challenges in Building a Culture of Peace," in Voices for the Culture of Peace: Compendium of the SGI-USA Culture of Peace Distinguished Speaker Series, volume 2. Editor: Ian McIlraith. Publisher: Culture of Peace Press, Los Angeles, 149–180

2013: Chapter in Philosophical Practice: Five Questions, edited by Jeanette Bresson Ladegaard Knox. Automatic Press, Birkerod, Denmark, 183–202.

2013: Chapter in Daisaku Ikeda – Sekai tono Taiwa (Daisaku Ikeda – Dialogue with World Figures), Daisan Bunmei Publishing Company, Tokyo, 196–199.

2012: "Humanities Therapy: Restoring Well-Being in an Age of Culturally-Induced Illness." Keynote address, in Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Philosophical Practice, Humanities Institute, Kangwon National University, South Korea, 27–48.

2010: "Synchronicity, Serpents, and 'Something-Elseness'," in The Challenge of Dialogue, eds. Jens Peter Brune, Horst Gronke, Dieter Krohn, Münster/London: LIT, Volume 12, Series on Socratic Philosophizing, 133–156.

2007: "Ethics, Globalization and Hunger: An Ethicist's Perspective", in Ethics, Globalization and Hunger, eds. Per Pinstrup-Anderson and Peter Sandoe, Springer Netherlands, 29–49.

2006: "The PC Tyranny", in In The Agora, eds. Andrew Irvine & John Russell, The University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 456–461.

2006: "Tres Desafios Para la Filosofia Practica", in La Filosofia a las Puertas del Tercer Milenio, ed. & trans. Jose Barrientos Rastrojo, Fenix Editoria, Universidad de Sevilla, 135–146.

2005: "The Matrix and Plato's Cave: Why the Sequels Failed", in More Matrix and Philosophy, ed. William Irwin, Open Court, Chicago, 3–11.

2004: "Thus Spake Settembrini", in Philosophy and Psychiatry, eds. Thomas Schramme & Johannes Thome, De Gruyter, Berlin, 27–49.

2003: "The Big Picture: What is Business Ethics? What are Its Prospects in Asia?", in Asia's New Crisis, eds. Pamela Mar & Frank-Jürgen Richter, John Wiley & Sons Asia, Singapore, 16–40.

2003: "The Geometry of Defection" in Cheryl Hughes and James Wong, eds., Social Philosophy Today, Volume 17, Philosophy Documentation Center, Charlottesville, 69–90.

1998: "The Failure of Success: How Exploiters are Exploited in the Prisoner's Dilemma", in Modeling Rational and Moral Agents, Peter Danielson, ed., Vancouver Cognitive Science Series, Oxford University Press, 161–185.

1997: "The Quest for Meaning", in Mind Versus Computer: Were Dreyfus and Winograd Right?, M. Gams & M. Paprzycki, X. Wu, eds., IOS Press, Amsterdam, 64–79.

1996: "An Approach to Indian Philosophy: Hindu and Buddhist Doctrines of Karma", in Reason, Knowledge and Value, CCNY Philosophy Dept., eds., McGraw-Hill, 214–248.

1995: "On the Emergence of Ethical Counseling", in Essays on Philosophical Counseling, Ran Lahav & Maria Tillmanns, eds., University Press of America, Lanham, 171–191.

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