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The Consolations of Philosophy

by Alain de Botton

The Consolations of Philosophy
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    Apr 2000, 320 pages
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    Apr 2001, 320 pages

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Siggy (01/23/05)

Not bad. You feel good at the end, but somehow the lessons don't quite seem to stick or fall short of really consoling a person with all the nuances of life. Its general, but I suppose the style makes it that way.
Emily Pound (01/03/05)

a must read!
Stephen (03/03/02)

This is if not the best one of the best books I have ever read. I stongly suggest it. De Botton is clever in his way of intertwining philosophy with every day stuggles. Pick this book up you will not be able to put it down.
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