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    DescriptionLandmark of Western thought written by a 6th-century Roman statesman and philosopher awaiting execution. Comprising a dialogue in alternating prose and verse between Boethius and his spiritual guardian, the book concerns happiness: how to achieve and maintain it amid life's inevitable pain. A cornerstone of medieval humanism.

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    The Consolation of Philosophy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Boethius
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 91 g
    ISBN 13: 9780486421636
    ISBN 10: 0486421635

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    LC classification: B659.D472 E5 2002, B659.D472
    Thema V1.0: QD
    Illustrations note
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    28 March 2003
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Table of contents
    Introduction Selected Bibliography Note on the Text The Consolation of Philosophy   Book I   Book II   Book III   Book IV   Book V Summary Index