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  • Published: 5 September 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241985946
  • Imprint: Penguin Audio
  • Format: Audio Download

The School of Life

An Emotional Education




A tried-and-tested guide to living better - introduced and edited by the bestselling author of The Consolations of Philosophy and The Course of Love

Emotional intelligence affects every aspect of the way we live, from romantic to professional relationships, from our inner resilience to our social success. It is the ultimate soft skill of the twenty-first century.

It is also the core focus area of the hugely successful School of Life organisation, founded and run by reigning master of popular philosophy, Alain de Botton. For ten years this organisation has offered practical guidance and wisdom, from a team of world class specialists, to ordinary people who want to live better. Now this extraordinary body of work is drawn together, shaped and introduced by de Botton himself, in an encyclopaedia of how we interact with each other and with ourselves, and how we can do so better.

  • Published: 5 September 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241985946
  • Imprint: Penguin Audio
  • Format: Audio Download

About the authors

Alain De Botton

Alain de Botton was born in Zurich, Switzerland in 1969 and now lives in London. He is a writer of essayistic books that have been described as a 'philosophy of everyday life.' He's written on love, travel, architecture and literature. His books have been bestsellers in 30 countries.

Alain also started and helps to run a school in London called The School of Life, dedicated to a new vision of education. 

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