The Schopenhauer Cure

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The Schopenhauer Cure
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First edition
AuthorIrvin D. Yalom
Country United States
LanguageEnglish
PublisherHarperCollins
Publication date
2005

The Schopenhauer Cure is a 2005 novel by Irvin D. Yalom, Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at Stanford University, an existentialist, and psychotherapist

The story takes place around group therapies coordinated by Julius Hertzfeld and the influence and participation of a former patient, Philip Slate.

The book uses novelties in the world of psychiatry and psychology, with the addition of the philosophy of german 19th-century philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer, who claims that "to live is to suffer", inciting the self-knowledge of each individual.

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