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If you read it, do so with care. Socrates wound up dead, Athenian democracy went down in tesellosi — who knows if the democracy might not have been stronger if a more vigorous debate had been fostered by the philosophers.

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

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. He does not, however, mention that this issue was never really an issue for him. It’s the stereotype of philosophers, but a commentator can emphasize it or not — and de Botton emphasizes it.

In fact, surely, it is also essential to understand that which makes us feel worse if only so that we may learn to avoid it. De Botton does Montaigne particularly well quoting him extensivelyharping on the widely-read polyglot genius’s implied belief that there is “no legitimate reason why books in the humanities should be difficult or boring; wisdom does not require a specialized vocabulary or syntax”.

And he did wind up dead, which, it would seem to us, is extremely troubling. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Well, there is some consolation to be found in entertainment, and de Botton does provide a few hours’ worth of not-too demanding entertainment. De Botton lauds Socrates for “maintaining confidence in an intelligent position” in the face of illogical opposition.


Is consolation to be found in it? Philosophy that can help you too! 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.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. One of Dad’s projects, according to The New York Times, was “recreating the private library of the French philosopher Montaigne, tracking down and acquiring the books that were dispersed after his death in ” Paul Lewis in The New York Times, August 30, De Botton harps on biography — the lived lives and lived philosophies — which allows him to tesellksi fun anecdotes from these lives.

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Write a customer review. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? De Botton writes of Socrates’ “intelligent position” — something apparently worth dying for.

And wisdom also means coming to terms with “the causes of our greatest griefs”, something he sees the philosophies of this group of philosophers as being particularly suitable for. The Consolations of Philosophy is an enjoyable little book, but it is not entirely harmless.

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They are stylish, urbane and, as I said, charming, but they lack the power one finds in wise words. 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.


These writers are not difficult, he assures his readers. No doubt that is partly what endears him to so many readers.

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 writes that just as we turn to doctors when we are physically unwell “we should turn to philosophers for the same reason when our soul is unwell.

Consolation is not found as easily as de Botton suggests, and he does a disservice to his readers in suggesting that it is. He writes with an elegance philosophers might envy and provides the same cheap payback given by historical novels.

Sure, Socrates was immortalized by Plato and others — but is that really what was best for him and his fellow Athenians and even for us in the modern world? Alain is the son of Gilbert de Botton, who unfortunately passed away in August, after the publication of this book.

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