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The Consolations of Philosophy
Language: en
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: en
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: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Boethius, Richard H. Green
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-04-10 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

Written in the 6th century, The Consolation of Philosophy is the best-known--and most profound--work of the Christian theologian and philosopher St. Boethius. He composed this great work while he was unjustly imprisoned, directly before his unlawful execution. Consequently, The Consolation--which takes the form of a dialogue between Boethius and 'Lady
The Consolations of Philosophy
Language: en
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.
The Consolation of Philosophy
Language: en
Pages: 171
Authors: Boethius, Bo├Ęce, Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The circumstances of composition, the heroic demeanour of the author, and the 'Menippean' texture of part prose, part verse (Boethius was a considerable poet) have combined to exercise a fascination over students of philosophy and literature ever since. The book should therefore prove to be of value to students and