On Seeing and Noticing




      On Seeing and Noticing
In On Seeing and Noticing, Alain de Botton takes everyday concerns such as expressing sadness or being romantic and dispenses advice and observations based on the works of some of history s greatest writers, artists and thinkers. Free Download On Seeing and Noticing author Alain de Botton For Kindle ePUB or eBook – bluevapours.co.uk

Alain de Botton is a writer and television producer who lives in London and aims to make philosophy relevant to everyday life He can be contacted by email directly via www.alaindebotton.com He is a writer of essayistic books, which refer both to his own experiences and ideas and those of artists, philosophers and thinkers It s a style of writing that has been termed a philosophy of everyday life His first book, Essays in Love titled On Love in the US , minutely analysed the process of falling in and out of love The style of the book was unusual, because it mixed elements of a novel together with reflections and analyses normally found in a piece of non fiction It s a book of which many readers are still fondest.Bibliography Essays In Love 1993 The Romantic Movement 1994 Kiss and Tell 1995 How Proust Can Change Your Life 1997 The Consolations of Philosophy 2000 The Art of Travel 2002 Status Anxiety 2004 The Architecture of Happiness 2006 The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work 2009

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  • Paperback
  • 56 pages
  • On Seeing and Noticing
  • Alain de Botton
  • English
  • 13 July 2018
  • 0141023074

10 thoughts on “ On Seeing and Noticing

  1. Alanna says:

    This is a guy that I could sit down and talk to for days About absolutely anything In this book he s taken snippets from his other books and compiled it for Penguin books as a pocket book It s only 56 pages, but is so insightful and fascinating He talks about the pleasures of sad things, specifically art, in this case, and it all makes so much sense Loved he chapter about the charm of boring places I love the calm of boring places The serenity of the seemingly mundane He talked about This is a guy that I could sit down and talk to for days About absolutely anything In this book he s taken snippets from his other books and compiled it for Penguin books as a pocket book It s only 56 pages, but is so insightful and fascinating He talks about the pleasures of sad things, specifically art, in this case, and it all makes so much sense Loved h...

  2. Kim Tong Lim says:

    This is a pocket book published by Penguin with only 56 pages, back in 2005 at a time when Penguin Books was celebrating its 70th year of bringing good books into our lives Alain de Botton writes books on philosophy of everyday life His writing is intended to help people enjoy happier lives Don t we want that If you are like me searching for ways to enrich our earthly existence and wanting to know what our counterparts are encountering in private , you would enjoy reading this book He This is a pocket book published by Penguin with only 56 pages, back in 2005 at a time when Penguin Books was celebrating its 70th year of bringing good books into our lives Alain de Botton writes books on philosophy of everyday life His writing is intended to help people enjoy happier lives Don t we want that If you are like me searching for ways to enrich our earthly existence and wanting to know what our counterparts are encountering in private , you would enjoy reading this book He describes daily matters in beautifully crafted language that I myself felt inadequate in expressing At the end of reading, you felt the satisfaction of seeing and noticing what you had all along been exposed to i...

  3. Jeroen says:

    So we finally meet, Alain I ve always seen you cheekily taking your place between the great philosophers in book stores, and I ve been skeptical Now, I think I can say, some of that skepticism has been proved right But honestly, who would care I mean really care about the indexing system of bookstores that puts Alain de Botton s wittily titled books between Bentham and Disraeli, Aristoteles and Desc...

  4. Anca says:

    This book and I have and old relationship Like. real old I ve bought this book 2 years ago, the period when I started to buy books Until now, I never got to its end I ve read it in pieces, here and there, whenever I found myself in the evening with no book started how to start a book in the evening or there were waiting rooms at the horizon etc. Some of them I ve read repeatedly due to the fresh beginning mania of a linear reader, some I ve never read This time I got through all of This book and I have and old relationship Like. real old I ve bought this book 2 years ago, the period when I started to buy books Until now, I never got to its end I ve read it in pieces, here and there, whenever I found myself in the...

  5. Marcus says:

    I love deBotton as much as any other man, but the short format felt like a glaring disservice to his work Apart from the section on working, which stands tall on its own, the other parts felt disjointed, obviously cut from various of his full length books It s like trying to judge a master musician s best albums by listening to a few 30 second song snippets.I suppose it s a passable introduction but far better to pick up any of his full length books and revel in the unfolding of the complete, I love deBotton as much as any other man, but the short format felt like a glaring disservice to hi...

  6. Malka says:

    Reading this pocket book of pocket essays was an interesting experience I kept wanting to find Alain de Bottom too pretentious, too heavy handed but his observations and narrative precision and style kept me both entertained and informed I really enjoyed each segment and the collection as a who...

  7. DonutKnow says:

    Another insightful book from Alain De Botton I loved it.

  8. Mariam Alseba says:

    What a beautiful beautiful book My only complaint is that it was too short

  9. Jae says:

    Wonderful writing from Alain de Botton which manages to be profound yet amusing, witty and also very honest This short series of essays is well worth the short time it takes to read it.

  10. Aslı Arda says:

    the Pleasure of Sadness is actually one of the most accurate writings I ever read about Edward Hopper paintings and the way that they make you feel recommended.

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