Consolations Of Philosophy, The

Author: Alain De Botton

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SKU: 9780140276619
Alain de Botton, best-selling author of How Proust can Change Your Life, has set six of the finest minds in the history of philosophy to work on the problems of everyday life. Here then are Socrates, Epicurus, Seneca, Montaigne, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche on some of the things that bother us all; lack of money, the pain of love, inadequacy, anxiety, the fear of failure and the pressure to conform.

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Price:AUD $27.99
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ISBN-10:0140276610
Publisher:Penguin UK

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