They say philosophy was the precursor to modern psychology. Would we be better off had we just stuck with philosophy? Do psychologists do?

more harm than good? And if psychology is no more of a ‘science’ than philosophy, then why do psychologists consider their discipline to be “scientific”? Is it to give themselves an aura of professional legitimacy which they do not necessarily deserve? Does overstepping the bounds of their knowledge and experience... show more more harm than good? And if psychology is no more of a ‘science’ than philosophy, then why do psychologists consider their discipline to be “scientific”? Is it to give themselves an aura of professional legitimacy which they do not necessarily deserve? Does overstepping the bounds of their knowledge and experience of human nature do more harm than good to those whose ‘conditions’ they purport to analyze and treat? Could not a philosopher give as much comfort and healing to somebody in psychological, emotional or spiritual distress as one of these ‘pseudo-scientific’ psychologists?
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