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Alain de Botton: A kinder, gentler philosophy of success - Alain de Botton

July 28th, 2009

Episode 15 of 16 episodes

Alain de Botton examines our ideas of success and failure -- and questions the assumptions underlying these two judgments. Is success always earned? Is failure? He makes an eloquent, witty case to move beyond snobbery to find true pleasure in our work.

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