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Art as Therapy: Alain de Botton on the 7 Psychological Functions of Art

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People only really get interesting when they start to rattle the bars of their cages // Alain De Botton.

How Proust Can Change Your Life -Alain De Botton. This book itself did change my life...

21 Books That Will Teach You Something Important

How Proust Can Change Your Life // Alain De Botton [philosophy, Marcel Proust, In Search of Lost Time]

"Do you love me for my weakness? That is the real test" -Alain de Botton

"Do you love me for my weakness? That is the real test" -Alain de Botton // because you are my weakness

Most of what makes a book good is that we are reading it at the right moment for us. - Alain de Botton

Most of what makes a book 'good' is that we are reading it at the right moment for us. - Alain de Botton-so true

Alain de Botton - “I find a welcome interest in the problems of everyday life. I find a humanity and a devotion to using thought to alleviate suffering.”

Alain de Botton - b. 1969 - Swiss-born writer, philosopher, and television presenter who currently lives in the United Kingdom.

List of virtues not informed by religion. I wish it were titled differently, because I think  it would be an interesting read for anyone, regardless of faith or absence thereof.

Penguin Books UK on

Manifesto for Atheists, Ten virtues for the modern age by Alain de Botton

Twenty years after his bestselling debut Essays in Love, internationally acclaimed author Alain de Botton returns to fiction with a brilliant new novel about modern relationships What does it mean to live happily ever after? ...

Twenty years after his bestselling debut Essays in Love, internationally acclaimed author Alain de Botton returns to fiction with a brilliant new novel about modern relationships What does it mean to live happily ever after?

One kind of good #book should leave you asking: How did the author know that about me? #Quote

Alain de Botton - 1 kind of good book should leave you asking: How did the author know that about me?

Two of my latest obsessions have been: a) This camo jacket that goes pretty much with anything.  b) Alain de Botton- a modern time philosopher. Even though I don't agree with some of his views but I absolutely love his sense of humor, his vise outlook on many issues. I highly recommend his two books for anyone who has ever been in love, married, wants to get married, in relationship or looking to start one. First start with 'On Love' and then move on to 'The course of Love'. I guarantee…

Two of my latest obsessions have been: a) This camo jacket that goes pretty much with anything. b) Alain de Botton- a modern time philosopher. Even though I don't agree with some of his views but I absolutely love his sense of humor, his vise outlook on many issues. I highly recommend his two books for anyone who has ever been in love, married, wants to get married, in relationship or looking to start one. First start with 'On Love' and then move on to 'The course of Love'. I guarantee…

As Consolações da Filosofia - Alain de Botton

As Consolações da Filosofia - Alain de Botton

Alain de Botton

Philosopher Alain de Botton, author of The Course of Love, discusses the ideology of Romanticism.

This book is especially good if one has an interest in architecture...and value theory...and existentialism...ethics...

The Architecture of Happiness

Sadly true.  Alain de Botton

Alain de Botton - Absurd is truly my favorite word these days.

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