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The Consolations of Philosophy
Language: un
Pages: 272
Authors: Alain de Botton
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-03-01 - Publisher: Penguin UK

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 Consolation of Philosophy of Boethius
Language: un
Pages: 108
Authors: Boethius
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1901 - Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag

Boethius' best-known work is the "Consolations of Philosophy" written during his imprisonment -- "by far the most interesting example of prison literature the world has ever seen." It is a dialogue between Philosophy and Boethius, in which the Queen of Sciences strives to console the fallen statesman. The main argument
The Consolation of Philosophy
Language: un
Pages: 154
Authors: Boethius, Victor Watts
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Penguin UK

The Consolation of Philosophy is perhaps unique in the nature and extent of its influence on Western thinking. An eminent public figure under the Gothic emperor Theodoric, Boethius (c. A D 475-525) was also an exceptional Greek scholar and it was to the Greek philosophers that he turned when he
The Consolation of Philosophy
Language: un
Pages: 240
Authors: Boethius,, P. G. Walsh
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-07-10 - Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks

Boethius composed De Consolation Philosophiae in the sixth century A.D. while awaiting death by torture, condemned on a charge of plotting against Gothic rule, which he protested as manifestly unjust. Though a Christian, Boethius details the true end of life as the soul's knowledge of God, and consoles himself with
The Consolations of Philosophy
Language: un
Pages: 264
Authors: Alain De Botton
Categories: Philosophical counseling
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher:

Alain de Botton pairs six philosophers - Socrates, Epicurus, Seneca, Montaigne, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche - with six everyday problems to which they are able to give the most helpful and fascinating answers.