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Alain De Botton

The Consolations of Philosophy

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Alain De Botton - The Consolations of Philosophy

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Socrates is portrayed as a noble creature misunderstood by his contemporaries, and piquantly made to drink hemlock. The moral, Alain explains, is not that it is important to be popular, but it is important to be right. In fact, Alain suggests,above all is the need to be logical.

Category(ies): history, philosophy
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN Number: 0679779175