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Hoe overleef ik de moderne wereld

Alain De Botton (author), The School Of Life (author)
De moderne wereld heeft ons een reeks buitengewone voordelen en geneugten gebracht, waaronder technologie, medicijnen en entertainment. Maar het kan ook voelen alsof de moderne tijd ons steeds dieper in hebzucht, wanhoop en opwinding dompelt. Zelden heeft de wereld zich meer bevoorrecht gevoeld. Maar tegelijk voelt de mens zich ook bezorgd, woedend en angstig. Hoe overleef ik de moderne wereld is
Title
Hoe overleef ik de moderne wereld
Author
Alain De Botton The School Of Life
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
How to survive the modern world
Publisher
Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Atlas Contact, 2022
340 p. : ill.
ISBN
9789045045962 (paperback)

About Alain De Botton

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Alain de Botton (; born 20 December 1969) is a Swiss-born British philosopher and author. His books discuss various contemporary subjects and themes, emphasizing philosophy's relevance to everyday life. He published Essays in Love (1993), which went on to sell two million copies. Other bestsellers include How Proust Can Change Your Life (1997), Status Anxiety (2004) and The Architecture of Happiness (2006).

He co-founded The School of Life in 2008 and Living Architecture in 2009. In 2015, he was awarded "The Fellowship of Schopenhauer", an annual writers' award from the Melbourne Writers Festival, for that work.

Early life and family

De Botton was born in Zürich, the son of Jacqueline (née Burgauer) and Gilbert de Botton. Gilbert was born in Alexandria, Egypt, but after being expelled under Nasser, he went to live and work in Switzerland, …Read more on Wikipedia