Health & Fitness:Mental Health
Ep. 15: Freedom & Responsibility -The Capacity to Respond
In this episode, the hosts discuss how freedom and responsibility are understood in existentialism and in Existential Analysis, the relationship between freedom and responsibility, the significance of these concepts in our lives, and how to cultivate freedom and responsibility in clinical practice. Freedom represents the human beings’ capacity to make a choice in a given situation, and, in so doing, to be responsible or able to respond to the demands of a particular situation. Understood this way, freedom and responsibility go hand in hand: we are responsible only to the degree that we are free. We are responsible only when and where we are free, and where we can give our free consent.
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