Book Discussion on The Consolations of Philosophy

Mr. de Botton discussed his book The Consolations of Philosophy, published by Pantheon
Books. Drawing on the lives and works of… read more

Mr. de Botton discussed his book The Consolations of Philosophy, published by Pantheon

Books. Drawing on the lives and works of Socrates, Epicurus, Seneca, Montaigne,

Schopenhauer, and Nietzsche, the book relates how philosophy may console individuals during

personal crisis. He also responded to audience questions. close

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Book Discussion on The Consolations of Philosophy

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 23, 2000
Last Aired:
Sep 16, 2000

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  • Jul 23, 2000 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 13, 2000 | 5:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 16, 2000 | 10:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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