Poiesis: The Language of Psychology and the Speech of the Soul

Poiesis The Language of Psychology and the Speech of the Soul Stephen K Levine argues that poiesis the creative act is also the act by which we affirm our identity and humanity in exploring this subject he shows the essential affinity of the creative and the t

Back To the Rough Ground Phronesis and Techne in Our society has come to think that truth lies in the area of the measurable, of empirical evidence and objective analysis, that particular mode of rationality called technical reason, and that the knowledge of this mode is what is needed to guide humankind in all areas of practice. Phronesis Phronesis Ancient Greek , translit phrn sis is an Ancient Greek word for a type of wisdom or intelligence.It is specifically a type of wisdom relevant to practical action, implying both good judgement and excellence of character and habits, or practical virtue.

  • Title: Poiesis: The Language of Psychology and the Speech of the Soul
  • Author: Stephen K. Levine
  • ISBN: 9781853024887
  • Page: 473
  • Format: Paperback
  • Stephen K Levine argues that poiesis, the creative act, is also the act by which we affirm our identity and humanity in exploring this subject he shows the essential affinity of the creative and the therapeutic processes and explores the nature of creative acts This book looks in detail at the connections between expressive arts, such as poetry, and psychology and develStephen K Levine argues that poiesis, the creative act, is also the act by which we affirm our identity and humanity in exploring this subject he shows the essential affinity of the creative and the therapeutic processes and explores the nature of creative acts This book looks in detail at the connections between expressive arts, such as poetry, and psychology and develops understanding of the theoretical foundations which connect the arts and psychotherapy It considers the context in which modern therapy emerged and looks at various aspects of different arts therapies It provides a much needed step in the theoretical underpinning of the expressive therapies.

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