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Philosophy - A Guide to Happiness 2000

  • 2000-05-07T13:30:00+09:30
  • Channel 4
  • 2000-03-26T09:30:00+09:30
  • 25 mins
  • 2 hours, 30 mins
  • Documentary
We tend to accept that people in authority must be right. It’s this assumption that Socrates wanted us to challenge by urging us to think logically about the nonsense they often come out with, rather than being struck dumb by their aura of importance and air of suave certainty. This six part series on philosophy is presented by popular British philosopher Alain de Botton, featuring six thinkers who have influenced history, and their ideas about the pursuit of the happy life.

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