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A n ingenious, imaginative book. Epicurus, who is meant to console us for not having enough money, moved out of town, setting up a latter-day commune for himself. 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.

De Botton holds that: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? He also restores to philosophy a long-lost part of its character, the purpose to console. So is there a lesson here for the marginalized? No doubt that is partly what endears him to so many readers. Sorry, but it just does not ring true.

Felsefenin Tesellisi – Alain de Botton

It makes for an amusing read, and many of his examples are neatly chosen and well-explained. 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. And he proceeds gently.

The Viagra-vendors have little to fear from de Botton’s cheaper philosophical solution to this particular problem. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Read more Read less. If you read it, do so with care.

Philosophy as applied to real life! We should not look to Socrates for advice on tesfllisi a death sentence; we should look to him as an extreme example of how to maintain confidence in an intelligent position which has met with illogical opposition.

Not, I think, in the words of the author. 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. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. He writes with an elegance philosophers might envy and provides the same cheap payback given by historical teselllisi.


Moloney, National Review ” A very bad book. 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. It’s the stereotype of philosophers, but a commentator can emphasize it or not — and de Botton emphasizes it. And just read some of the reviews we link to — or your newspapers’ editorial page, or listen to any politician’s speech — for even more confident and less intelligent positions!

Socrates wound up dead, Athenian democracy went down in teselllisi — who knows if the democracy might not have been stronger if a more vigorous debate had been fostered by the philosophers. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

These writers are not difficult, he assures his readers. 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.

What we have are old-fashioned Brief Lives, succinct and lucid, with pretentious touches that mar but can be passed over quickly.

Felsefenin Tesellisi 2

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? When de Botton sticks to the facts, he always has an excellent story to tell — and tells it with sparkle. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Alfa Yayincilik Language: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Is consolation to be found in it?


But I failed to be charmed by these autobiographical touches, because they seemed like a calculated attempt at ingratiation. The Consolations of Philosophy is an enjoyable little book, but it is not entirely harmless.

Banu Tellioğlu (Translator of Felsefenin Tesellisi)

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. 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.

This is not the dumbing down of philosophy, it is a dumbing out. De Botton is a graceful, amusing writer, and the highlight of each chapter is the thumbnail biography. Well, over the long term that seems gesellisi have worked out for Socrates sort of: Are there consolations here for readers?

We’re painlessly instructed while we read for fun. 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 takes us on a brisk, playful tour of the lives and ideas of half-a-dozen of the big names in the history frlsefenin philosophy Philosophy that can help you too! There are fine thoughts here, but there is more complexity to these subjects than de Botton allows for.

De Botton emphasizes the idea of wisdom — it is something to be aspired to, as opposed to mere bookish learning and knowledge. Nothing in this travesty deserves its title; Boethius must be turning in his grave. Certainly, this is an example of unpopularity. The book wickedly veers between sagacity and silliness