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艾倫·狄·波頓
Alain de Botton
出生 1969年12月20日
瑞士蘇黎士
職業 作家小說家電視節目主持社會企業
體裁 小說散文

http://www.alaindebotton.com

艾倫·狄·波頓Alain de Botton,1969年12月20日),出生於瑞士、居住在英國的作家電視節目主持製作人。他的著作及所制作的電視節目慣以哲學角度,詮釋與探討各種日常生活上所遇到的際遇。

寫作內容[编辑]

狄波頓的書寫類型涵蓋多種範圍。許多正面的書評表示,狄波頓的文筆使得文學、哲學及藝術等題材為更多讀者所接受。[1][2][3][4][5]

負面的評價則表示狄波頓多在陳述淺顯的內容[6][7] ,華而不實、缺乏重點。[8][9][10][11]

小說[编辑]

狄波頓在 1993年出版第一本小說《愛情筆記》(Essays In Love),本書闡述陷入愛河與失戀的過程。2010年,本書被導演 Julian Kemp 改編為愛情喜劇 My Last Five Girlfriends[來源請求]

非小說[编辑]

相關專案[编辑]

人生學校[编辑]

人生學校英语The School of Life是狄波頓於 2008 年開始執行的專案,旨在教導社會大眾如何充實人生。人生學校是一個文化事業,在倫敦巴黎阿姆斯特丹墨爾本皆有設點。狄波頓在接受metkere.com[12] 專訪當中提到:

人生學校的創立宗旨是要挑戰傳統學校並重新定義知識,打破知識的既有窠臼並貼近人們的生活。溫和一點的說法就是,它要傳授我認為一般大學應該教育人們的事情:皆由文化幫助人們在生命的旅途中不至於迷惘,以及當中的智慧。[13]

《藝術的慰藉》特展[编辑]

2014年,狄波頓接受阿姆斯特丹國家博物館安大略美術館維多利亞國家美術館英语National Gallery of Victoria三所機構的邀請,以狄波頓的作品《藝術的慰藉》的內容為基礎策劃展覽。在荷蘭藝術家Irma Boom英语Irma Boom 的設計下,狄波頓與夥伴約翰·阿姆斯壯以在藝術品上粘貼便利貼的方式為其加入標題與註解的方式在阿姆斯特丹國家博物館展出。

出版品[编辑]

  • 1993《愛情筆記》(Essays In Love, also published as On Love: A Novel (2006))
  • 1994《爱上浪漫》(The Romantic Movement
  • 1995《亲吻与诉说》(Kiss and Tell
  • 1997《擁抱似水年華》(How Proust Can Change Your Life
  • 2000《哲学的慰藉》(The Consolations of Philosophy
  • 2002《旅行的藝術》(The Art of Travel
  • 2004《身份的焦虑》(Status Anxiety
  • 2006《幸福建筑》(The Architecture of Happiness
  • 2009《工作颂歌》(The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work
  • 2009《機場裡的小旅行:狄波頓第五航站日記》(A Week at the Airport
  • 2012《宗教的慰藉》( Religion for Atheists: A Non-Believer's Guide to the Uses of Religion
  • 2012《如何思考性这件事》(How to Think More About Sex
  • 2013《藝術的慰藉》(Art as Therapy
  • 2014《新聞的騷動:狄波頓的深入報導與慰藉》(The News: A User's Manual

參考[编辑]

  • ^ The Consolations of Philosophy. www.complete-review.com. [23 March 2010]. (原始内容存档于16 April 2010). "De Botton's idea of bringing philosophy to the masses and presenting it in an unthreatening manner (and showing how it might be useful in anyone's life), is admirable; the way he has gone about it is less so." 
  • ^ Philosophy for a night out at the Dog and Duck. London, UK: The Independent. 3 April 2000 [11 July 2009]. 
  • ^ Hamilton, Fiona; Coates, Sam; Savage, Michael. Financial alarm under the palms. London, UK: Times Literary Supplement. March 2002 [11 July 2009]. "All de Botton's books, fiction and non-fiction, deal with how thought and specifically philosophy might help us deal better with the challenges of quotidian life, returning philosophy to its simple, sound origins." [失效連結]
  • ^ Why it is better to travel hopefully than to arrive. Evening Standard. May 2002 [11 July 2009]. 
  • ^ Conrad, Peter. When Nietzsche meets Delia Smith. London, UK: guardian.co.uk. 9 April 2000 [23 March 2010]. 
  • ^ Charlie Brooker. The art of drivel. London: The Guardian. January 2005 [11 July 2009]. "...a pop philosopher who's forged a lucrative career stating the bleeding obvious in a series of poncey, lighter-than-air books aimed at smug Sunday supplement pseuds looking for something clever-looking to read on the plane" 
  • ^ Flaccid fallacies. London, UK: guardian.co.uk. 25 March 2000 [20 March 2009]. (原始内容存档于23 April 2009). "De Botton's new book consists of obvious, hopeless or contradictory advice culled from great thinkers on how to overcome certain problems of existence." 
  • ^ Jim Holt. Dream Houses. New York Times. 10 December 2006 [6 April 2008]. "Like de Botton's previous books, this one contains its quota of piffle dressed up in pompous language." 
  • ^ Mark Lamster. Bring Back the Bluebird. www.id-mag.com. [17 April 2009]. (原始内容存档于13 April 2008). "...little of the original thinking that might be expected from an outsider... The Architecture of Happiness would be an innocuous castoff if not for its proselytizing ambitions" 
  • ^ Naomi Wolf. The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work by Alain de Botton. London: The Times. March 2009 [11 July 2009]. "...this book examining "work" sounds often as if it has been written by someone who never had a job that was not voluntary, or at least pleasant." 
  • ^ Aitkenhead, Decca. How can you be a militant atheist? It's like sleeping furiously. London, UK: The Guardian. 3 April 2011 [3 April 2011]. (原始内容存档于1 May 2011). 
  • ^ Metkere.com
  • ^ Alain de Botton: I would advise a friend to travel alone (metkere.com/en). metkere.com.