The Consolations of Philosophy

Alain de Botton (Autor) Edição em Inglês
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    • "The Consolations of Philosophy" is Alain de Botton's internationally bestselling guide to life.Alain de Botton, bestselling author of "How Proust Can Change Your Life", has set six of the finest minds in the history of philosophy to work on the problems of everyday life. Here then are Socrates, Epicurus, Seneca, Montaigne, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche on some of the things that bother us all: lack of money, the pain of love, inadequacy, anxiety; the fear of failure and the pressure to conform.«Singlehandedly, de Botton has... Ver mais

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    Resumo The Consolations of Philosophy

    THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER

    One of the most influential voices in modern philosophy - the author of The Course of Love, Religion for Atheists, The Art of Travel and The School of Life

    Alain de Botton presents a one-stop shop for solving the problems of everyday life through the wisdom of history's great philosophers

    'Singlehandedly, de Botton has taken philosophy back to its simplest and most important purpose: helping us live our lives' Independent

    'Few discussions on the great philosophers can have been so entertaining... An ingenious, imaginative book' The Sunday Times

    'Witty, thoughtful, entertaining... It manages to make philosophy both enjoyable and relevant' Anthony Clare, Literary Review

    'No doubt about it, philosophy is the new rock and roll and Alain de Botton is its Colonel Tom Parker... A pleasure to read. And good writing, like good philosophy, is always a consolation' John Banville, Irish Times

    Alain de Botton has set six of the finest minds in the history of philosophy to work on the problems of everyday life. Find out what Socrates, Epicurus, Seneca, Montaigne, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche would say about the things that bother us all the most: lack of money, the pain of love, inadequacy, anxiety, the fear of failure and the pressure to conform.

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    "The Consolations of Philosophy" is Alain de Botton's internationally bestselling guide to life.

    Alain de Botton, bestselling author of "How Proust Can Change Your Life", has set six of the finest minds in the history of philosophy to work on the problems of everyday life. Here then are Socrates, Epicurus, Seneca, Montaigne, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche on some of the things that bother us all: lack of money, the pain of love, inadequacy, anxiety; the fear of failure and the pressure to conform.

    «Singlehandedly, de Botton has taken philosophy back to its simplest and most important purpose: helping us live our lives.» 
    Independent

    «No doubt about it, philosophy is the new rock and roll and Alain de Botton is its Colonel Tom Parker... A pleasure to read. And good writing, like good philosophy, is always a consolation.» 
    John Banville, Irish Times

    «Few discussions on the great philosophers can have been so entertaining... an ingenious, imaginative book.»
    Humphrey Carpenter, Sunday Times

    «Witty, thoughtful, entertaining... a stylish book, which manages to make philosophy both enjoyable and relevant.»
    Anthony Clare, Literary Review

    «Gentle, helpful and humane... De Botton's instinct is surely right: if we are to bring philosophy to life we should look again at those thinkers who have sought to be not clever or paradoxical, but simply wise.» 
    Roger Scruton, Mail on Sunday

    Características detalhadasThe Consolations of Philosophy

    • Autor Alain de Botton
    • Editor Penguin Books
    • EAN 978-0140276619
    • ISBN 9780140276619
    • Dimensões 13,5 x 21 cm
    • Nº Páginas 272
    • Encadernação Paperback

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    • Formato ePub
    • Editor Penguin
    • Data de lançamento março 2001
    • EAN 9780141930312
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