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The Viagra-vendors have little to fear from de Botton’s cheaper philosophical solution to this particular problem. He writes with an elegance philosophers might envy and provides the same cheap payback given by historical novels. Epicurus, who is meant to console us for not having enough money, moved out of town, setting up a latter-day commune for himself.

It is bad because the conception of philosophy that it promotes is a decadent tese,lisi, and can only mislead readers as to the true nature of the discipline. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Philosophy that can help you too! Well, there is some consolation to be found in entertainment, and de Botton does provide a few hours’ worth of not-too demanding entertainment. Not, I think, in the words of the author.

The complete review http: It makes for an amusing read, and many of his examples are neatly chosen and well-explained. Felsefnin is an additional concern that we have with this book, which, curiously, was not raised in any of the reviews we read. Gilbert de Botton was one of the founders of Global Asset Management, and its chairman. Just read some of the reviews at the complete review: Felsefenin Tesellisi Alain de Botton.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The chapters are too short, the problems too simple, the thinkers too complex for de Botton to pull off the self help conceit. If you read it, do so with care.

Similarly, there is much to be said for the acquisition of knowledge, most of which is bound to be useless, because it can open new horizons that may allow us to enjoy hitherto unknown pleasures of far greater orders of magnitude. When de Botton sticks to the facts, he always has an excellent story to tell — and tells it with sparkle. 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.


The suspicion is that the television version merely makes explicit a dumbness inherent in the whole project. Alain is the son of Gilbert de Botton, who unfortunately passed away in August, after the publication of this book. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

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.

Seneca — consoling us for frustration — was actually quite active in politics as an aide to Nero but then did his best to escape that winding up sentenced to death for his troubles as well. Read more Read less. Learn more about Amazon Prime. But I failed to be charmed by these autobiographical touches, because they seemed like a calculated attempt at ingratiation. This is not the dumbing down of philosophy, it is a dumbing out.

The Consolations of Philosophy is an enjoyable little book, but it is not entirely harmless.

Banu Tellioğlu (Translator of Felsefenin Tesellisi)

Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Socrates wound up dead, Athenian democracy went down in flames — who knows if the democracy might not have been stronger if a more vigorous debate had been fostered by the philosophers. De Botton emphasizes the idea of wisdom — it is something to be aspired to, as opposed to mere bookish learning and knowledge.

Daha iyi bir insan daha bilge biri oldu mu? It might even have been more interesting and useful than the information he did share with his readers.


Felsefenin Tesellisi – Alain de Botton

De Botton’s new book consists of obvious, hopeless or contradictory advice culled from great thinkers on how to overcome certain problems of existence. Yunanca yada Latince biliyor mu? De Botton harps on biography — the lived lives and lived philosophies — which allows him to use fun anecdotes from these lives. In an age when philosophy is not taken particularly seriously and when the mere mention of the word “philosophy” is enough to glaze over the eyes of much of the public such a book seems both a brave and laudable undertaking.

Using six philosophers and their philosophies as examples he offers consolations for: 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. What we have are old-fashioned Brief Lives, succinct and lucid, with pretentious touches that mar but can be passed over quickly. This is, of course, de Botton’s creed — his writing is nothing if not straightforward and clear and readily comprehensible.

They can be taken in small doses, like homeopathic medicines. Is consolation to be found in it? Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

We’re painlessly instructed while we read for fun. In both cases, he has pulled a glittering skein over his subjects’ depths.

Felsefenin Tesellisi 2

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Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. De Botton does address the question of lack of money in his chapter on Epicurus, offering “consolations for not having enough money”.

De Botton also familiarly weaves in his own experiences and personal anecdotes — including one in which he