Ethics of joy and encounter: Elucidations of Spinoza and psychodramatic perspectives

  • Lívia Godinho Nery Gomes Azevedo
Keywords: Moreno, Jacob Levy, 1892-1974, Spinoza, Baruch, 1632-1677, happiness, mind body relations, encounter group therapy

Abstract

This article aims to present some correspondences between of Jacob Levy Moreno’s thoughts and Baruch Spinoza’s ones, highlighting the body conception as well as the ethics of joy and the inherent encounter of both authors’ philosophy. Therefore, the text presents the convergence of meanings between some concepts of Spinoza’s Affect Theory and those of the theoretical field of Psychodrama. The article also focus on some contributions of the two thinkers in relation to the field of Social Psychology and explains the collaboration of Spinoza’s theory to the scope of psychotherapy with a psychodramatic approach.

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Published
2020-01-09
How to Cite
Godinho Nery Gomes Azevedo, L. (2020). Ethics of joy and encounter: Elucidations of Spinoza and psychodramatic perspectives. Revista Brasileira De Psicodrama, 25(1), 78-85. Retrieved from https://revbraspsicodrama.emnuvens.com.br/rbp/article/view/172
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Artigos de Reflexão