The Consolation of Philosophy

The Consolation of Philosophy

By (author) Boethius


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Landmark 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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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 134.62 x 210.82 x 10.16mm | 90.72g
  • 28 Mar 2003
  • Dover Publications Inc.
  • New York
  • English
  • 0486421635
  • 9780486421636
  • 127,371

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