Book Review:The Consolations of Philosophy - by Alain De Botton

Summary

Funny (and wise) walk through the history of philosphy, showing how their ideas can be helpful to us today.

My notes

  • Consolation for Unpopularity (Socrates)
  • Consolation for Not Having Enough Money (Epicurus)
  • Consolation for Frustration (Seneca)
  • Consolation for Inadequacy (Montaigne)
  • Consolation for a Broken Heart (Schopenhauer)
  • Consolation for Difficulties (Nietzsche)