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The Consolation of Philosophy - Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius

The Consolation of Philosophy

Author Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius

  • Published: 2000-01-01
  • Category: Philosophy
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This experience inspired the text, which reflects on how evil can exist in a world governed by God (the problem of theodicy), and how happiness can be attainable amidst fickle fortune, while also considering the nature of happiness and God. It has been described as "by far the most interesting example of prison literature the world has ever seen.