Alain de Botton

Alain de Botton

Born: December 20, 1969

Nationality: Swiss

Occupation: Writer

Biography: Alain de Botton is a Swiss writer, philosopher, television presenter and entrepreneur, resident in the United Kingdom. His books and television programmes discuss various contemporary subjects and themes, emphasizing philosophy's relevance to everyday life. At 23, he published Essays In Love, which went on to sell two million copies.

Source/Notes: Chapter I, Consolations For Unpopularity, p. 16 - The Consolations of Philosophy (2000)
Source/Notes: Chapter I, Consolations For Unpopularity, p. 23 - The Consolations of Philosophy (2000)
Source/Notes: Chapter I, Consolations For Unpopularity, p. 25 - The Consolations of Philosophy (2000)

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Source/Notes: Chapter I, Consolations For Unpopularity, p. 33 - The Consolations of Philosophy (2000)
Source/Notes: Chapter I, Consolations For Unpopularity, p. 33 - The Consolations of Philosophy (2000)
Source/Notes: Chapter II, Consolation For Not having Enough Money, p. 65 - The Consolations of Philosophy (2000)
Source/Notes: Chapter II, Consolation For Not having Enough Money, p. 72 - The Consolations of Philosophy (2000)
Source/Notes: Chapter III, Consolation For Frustration, p. 83 - The Consolations of Philosophy (2000)

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Source/Notes: Chapter III, Consolation For Frustration, p. 85 - The Consolations of Philosophy (2000)