Published to coincide with a Channel 4 series on the same theme, Alain de Botton has written this witty and enlightening book to look at how philosophy can change your life. He pairs six philosophers with six everyday problems to provide helpful and fascinating answers.
From the author of the bestselling and highly acclaimed HOW PROUST CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE, a wonderfully witty and enlightening look at how philosophy can do the same. The book will be published to coincide with a major Channel 4 series on the same theme, presented by Alain, in April 2000. Alain de Botton pairs six philosophers - Socrates, Epicurus, Seneca, Montaigne, Schopenhauer and Nietzche - with six everyday problems to which they are able to give the most helpful and fascinating answers.
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Alain de Botton is the author of Essays in Love, The Romantic Movement, Kiss and Tell, How Proust Can Change Your Life, The Consolations of Philosophy, The Art of Travel, Status Anxiety, The Architecture of Happiness, The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work, A Week at the Airport, Religion for Atheists, The News: A User's Manual, and latest novel The Course of Love, among many others. Alain is a bestselling author in 30 countries. He lives in London, where he runs The School of Life and Living Architecture.
The Consolations of Philosophy by Alain de Botton
Alain de Botton
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