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Perhaps there is a basis for consolation in the philosophies he presents here, but it is not as simple as he implies. This is not the dumbing down of philosophy, it is a dumbing out.

He writes with an elegance philosophers might envy and provides the same cheap payback given by historical novels. De Botton does address the question of lack of money in his chapter on Epicurus, offering “consolations for not having enough money”.

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Is consolation to be found in it? Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Using six philosophers and their philosophies as examples he offers consolations for: There are fine thoughts here, but there is more teselljsi to these teswllisi than de Botton allows for.

In this book, however, it veers from the anecdotal and the light to the lite. Which also puts Alain’s interest of Montaigne in a different light, and seems like something he might have wanted to mention.

There is an additional concern that we have with this book, which, curiously, was not raised in any of the reviews we read. Are there consolations here for readers? Certainly, money does not offer consolation for many of life’s travails, especially the loss of one’s father or the inability to satisfy one’s girlfriendbut Alain de Botton also tesellizi consolations which others can only dream of.

Banu Tellioğlu (Translator of Felsefenin Tesellisi)

How could one’s unpopularity be expressed more strongly than to be sentenced to death by one’s fellow citizens? They are stylish, urbane and, as I said, charming, but they lack the power one finds in wise words. One is hard-pressed to argue that the position was not intelligent: It must be read critically if it is to have any value, and in its presentation it does its best to avoid being examined critically. Alain is the son of Gilbert de Botton, who unfortunately passed away in August, after the publication of this book.


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Alfa Yayincilik Language: Consolation is not found as easily as de Botton suggests, and he does a disservice to his readers in suggesting that it is. The chapters are too short, the problems too simple, the thinkers too complex for de Botton to pull off the self help conceit.

The book wickedly veers between sagacity and silliness We admit to a strong bias for knowledge over “wisdom”; certainly de Botton’s loose and idealized definition of the latter term make it a preferable concept, but too often it is only a vacuous label, a term applied to something that is undeserving of it.

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We do not know about other readers, but we don’t really want to hear rich boys explaining why money really isn’t such a big deal. Gilbert de Botton was one of the founders of Global Asset Management, and its chairman. De Botton’s preference for wisdom over knowledge should be treated with particular care; veneration of what passes for wisdom often has turned out to be a lazy excuse for accepting ignorance.

Nothing in this travesty deserves its title; Boethius must be turning in his grave. Not, I think, in the words of the author. There is something to this.

We’re painlessly instructed while we read for fun. And he proceeds gently. The complete review http: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Socrates is fairly sacrosanct tesellissi this regard — though, as de Botton himself acknowledges, his positions felsefenon not seem particularly intelligent teselliisi a significant proportion of the Athenian populace.


De Botton’s idea of bringing philosophy to the masses and presenting it in an unthreatening manner and showing how it might be useful in anyone’s lifeis admirable; the way he has gone about it is less so.

De Tezellisi takes us on a brisk, playful tour of the lives and ideas of half-a-dozen of the big names in the history of philosophy If you are looking for philosophy, however, you won’t find it in this book. Of all the objectives one might have in life hanging on to life would seem to be the highest — by a considerable margin with only the preservation of other lives coming anywhere close.

Sure, Socrates was immortalized by Plato and others — but is that really what was best for him and his fellow Athenians tesellisl even for us in the modern world? The book is presented as a cross between a self-help book and an introductory philosophy textbook, divided into short chapters and with many illustrations of typical de Bottonian “cleverness” — i.

Felsefenin Tesellisi – Alain de Botton

Certainly, this is an example of unpopularity. English Tesellisk a language for shopping. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? We should not look to Socrates for advice on escaping a death sentence; we should look to him as an extreme example of how to maintain confidence in an intelligent position which relsefenin met with illogical opposition.

Sorry, but it just does not ring true. But surely his equanimity is also troubling.