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Çalışmanın Mutluluğu ve Sıkıntısı Damn This book just confirms my desire to have Alain de Botton as a friend What a smart, erudite, witty, unassuming mensch this guy is With a quirky curiosity that helps him take an interesting perspective on almost any subject he tackles His previous books shows his willingness to take on quite a variety of topics but, of all his books that I ve read thus far, the subject of work seems particularly well suited to his particular and prodigious talent The book consists of ten chapters, in Damn This book just confirms my desire to have Alain de Botton as a friend What a smart, erudite, witty, unassuming mensch this guy is With a quirky curiosity that helps him take an interesting perspective on almost any subject he tackles His previous books shows his willingness to take on quite a variety of topics but, of all his books that I ve read thus far, the subject of work seems particularly well suited to his particular and prodigious talent The book consists of ten chapters, in each of which the author explores a specific job in depth The text is augmented throughout with photographs by Richard Baker, about 15 per chapter These serve as an excellent complement to de Botton s remarks and reinforce one of the book s major strengths, which is Alain de Botton s skill for anchoring his exploration of profound questions pertaining t De Botton applies his self consciously philosophical style to exploring the how and why of a cross section of professions across the Western world Relying upon a mix of happenstance encounters and his own personal agenda , de Botton pursues his stated quest to attempt to createa hymn to the intelligence, peculiarity, beauty and horror of the modern workplace, and not, least, its extraordinary claim to be able to provide us with, alongside love, the principal source of life s meaning The book De Botton applies his self consciously philosophical style to exploring the how and why of a cross section of professions across the Western world Relying upon a mix of happenstance encounters and his own personal agenda , de Botton pursues his stated quest to attempt to createa hymn to the intelligence, peculiarity, beauty and horror of the modern workplace, and not, least, its extraordinary claim to be able to provide us with, alongside love, the principal source of life In July of 2009, Caleb Crain gave this book a negative review in The New York Times Though the review is well written and specific, it is not, on its own, enough to make me reject de Botton outright The fact that the author then sought out Crain s blog and posted the following comment, however, is quite another matterCaleb, you make it sound on your blog that your review is somehow a sane and fair assessment In my eyes, and all those who have read it with anything like impartiality, it is In July of 2009, Caleb Crain gave this book a negative review in The New York Times Though the review is well written and specific, it is not, on its own, enough to make me reject de Botton outright The fact that the author then sought out Crain s blog and posted the following comment, however, is quite another matterCaleb, you make it sound on your blog that your review is somehow a sane and fair assessment In my eyes, and all those who have read it with anything like impartiality, it is a review driven by an almost manic desire to bad mouth and perversely depreciate anything of value The accusations you level at me are simply extraordinary I genuinely hope that you will find yourself on the receiving end of such a daft review some time very soon so that y I picked this up because I heard the author speak on a couple public radio shows and he seemed interesting I ve also always struggled with the ideas of work and vocation i.e I imagine that if I had the latter, the former wouldn t be so frustrating , so I was actually very excited to read an examination of the p Pressed upon me by the unsuspecting morning mailman I marvelled at how little did he wonder that within the contents of my parcel an author could be about to unpack all the futility of his public service endeavours de Botton s latest fetched up, with it s newly minted, freshly printed, straight from the creative oven aroma and literally spine breakingly creaking with words.One subject at a time de Botton is gradually unpicking the stitching of the modern age On the heels of travel, architect Pressed upon me by the unsuspecting morning mailman I marvelled at how little did he wonder that within the contents of my parcel an author could be about to unpack all the futility of his public service endeavours de Botton s latest fetched up, with it s newly minted, freshly printed, straight from the creative oven aroma and literally spine brea Having enjoyed a few of Botton s other books, I was keen to pick up his latest The overarching theme of all of his work is an examination of the values of modern life that often go unquestioned.It makes sense, then, to focus on work, but this book does not live up to the promise of its title It is probably his least focused Aappropriate but still hubristic title would be The Pleasures and Sorrows of Modern Life The business surrounding work receives at least as much attention, if Having enjoyed a few of Botton s other books, I was keen to pick up his latest The overarching theme of all of his work is an examination of the values of modern life that often go unquestioned.It makes sense, then, to focus on work, but this book does not live up to the promise of its title It i We Spend Most Of Our Waking Lives At Work In Occupations Often Chosen By Our Unthinking Younger Selves And Yet We Rarely Ask Ourselves How We Got There Or What Our Occupations Mean To Us The Pleasures And Sorrows Of Work Is An Exploration Of The Joys And Perils Of The Modern Workplace, Beautifully Evoking What Other People Wake Up To Do Each Day And Night To Make The Frenzied Contemporary World Function With A Philosophical Eye And His Signature Combination Of Wit And Wisdom, Alain De Botton Leads Us On A Journey Around A Deliberately Eclectic Range Of Occupations, From Rocket Science To Biscuit Manufacture, Accountancy To Art In Search Of What Make Jobs Either Fulfilling Or Soul Destroying.Along The Way He Tries To Answer Some Of The Most Urgent Questions We Can Ask About Work Why Do We Do It What Makes It Pleasurable What Is Its Meaning And Why Do We Daily Exhaust Not Only Ourselves But Also The Planet Characteristically Lucid, Witty And Inventive, Alain De Botton S Song For Occupations Is A Celebration And Exploration Of An Aspect Of Life Which Is All Too Often Ignored And A Book That Shines A Revealing Light On The Essential Meaning Of Work In Our Lives From The Hardcover Edition. Swiss born, UK based writer Alain de Botton is the son of the late financial pioneer Gilbert de Botton, who left his family a trust fund ofthan 200 million However, it has been reported that de Botton leaves this vast fortune untapped and lives off only what he earns from writing It is thus both ironic and suitable that the title of his latest book is The Pleasures And Sorrows Of Work Only one who does not have to work for a living would have the luxury to ponder how and why people spe Swiss born, UK based writer Alain de Botton is the son of the late financial pioneer Gilbert de Botton, who left his family a trust fund ofthan 200 million However, it has been reported that de Botton leaves this vast fortune untapped and lives off only what he earns from writing It is thus both ironic and suitable that the title of his latest book is The Pleasures And Sorrows Of Work Only one who does not have to work for a liv 330


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About the Author: Alain de Botton

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.comHe 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 lif 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.comHe 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