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Alain de Botton: On Love | Sydney Opera House

11 Jul 2016 - 1 year ago    Sydney Opera House Talks & Ideas

Twenty-first century depictions of love and marriage are shaped by a set of Romantic myths and misconceptions and with his trademark warmth and wit, Alain de Botton explores the complex landscape...

A kinder, gentler philosophy of success | Alain de Botton

28 Jul 2009 - 8 years ago    TED 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...

Dating and Deception — Alain de Botton on Deception in Love and Controlling our Self-Image

06 Jun 2017 - 6 months ago    Motte & Bailey

This is an excerpt from Design Matters, in which Debbie Millman talks to Alain de Botton about love and sex. You can listen to the rest of the podcast here:

Alain de Botton: Status Anxiety

26 Feb 2014 - 3 years ago    Alain de Botton

The documentary film Status Anxiety (2004), presented by Alain de Botton and based on his book of the same name. We are richer than ever before. We live longer, own more property and induldge...

Alain de Botton on Sex

27 Nov 2012 - 5 years ago    The School of Life

Alain de Botton, the founder of the School of Life, explores the ideas within his book 'How To Think More About Sex'. Please help us to keep making films by subscribing to this channel. Find...

Alain de Botton on Pessimism

04 Feb 2013 - 4 years ago    The School of Life

LECTURE @THE SCHOOL OF LIFE: Finding fault with the optimistic temper of the times, philosopher Alain de Botton believes that we should all learn to be a bit more pessimistic. If you like our...

Alain de Botton on Art as Therapy

03 Dec 2013 - 4 years ago    The School of Life

LECTURE @THE SCHOOL OF LIFE: The founder of The School of Life, Alain de Botton examines the purpose of art. We often hear that art is meant to be very important; but we're seldom told exactly...

Alain de Botton: Liebe und wie sie den Alltag überlebt (Sternstunde Philosophie vom 12.2.17)

13 Feb 2017 - 10 months ago    SRF Kultur

Sich verlieben geht ganz einfach. Die Liebe durch den Alltag retten, ist schon schwieriger. Der Starphilosoph Alain de Botton erklärt im Gespräch mit Barbara Bleisch, warum alte Liebe nicht...

01 - Socrates on Self-Confidence - Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness

24 May 2012 - 5 years ago    spookybuk

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...

Mating Minds — Alain de Botton on Attachment Styles and the Art of Compromise

06 Jul 2017 - 5 months ago    Motte & Bailey

This is an excerpt from a talk Alain de Botton gave at Zeitgeist Minds in May 2017.

Alain de Botton on Psychology In Relationships

13 Jul 2016 - 1 year ago    Samuel Leighton-Dore

Alain de Botton on the Media

11 Feb 2014 - 3 years ago    The School of Life

LECTURE @THE SCHOOL OF LIFE: We invest 'the news' with an importance and authority that used to be the preserve of religion -- but what does it do for us? If you like our films take a look...

What Great Philosophers Can Teach Us About How to Live: Alain de Botton (2000)

03 Mar 2015 - 2 years ago    The Film Archives

In Consolations, de Botton attempts to console the reader through everyday problems (or at least help them to understand them) by extensively quoting and interpreting a number of philosophers....

The Perfect Home - Alain de Botton [episode one]

30 Jan 2014 - 3 years ago    Tom Manning

Episode one Alain de Botton analyses human surroundings and how human needs and desires manifest their ideals in architecture.

Alain de Botton on Capitalism, Facebook, AirBnB, LinkedIn and Advertising

25 Aug 2017 - 3 months ago    DJ F

Philosopher Alain de Botton talks about the future of capitalism, advertising and three well established tech giants Spoken at the Radiocenter conference in May 2016 Full video titled: Alain...

Alain de Botton: The Art of Travel

26 Feb 2014 - 3 years ago    Alain de Botton

THE ART OF TRAVEL, presented by Alain de Botton (and based on his bestselling book of the same name), looks into the philosophical impulses behind travelling and in doing so offers a profound...

Atheism 2.0 | Alain de Botton

17 Jan 2012 - 5 years ago    TED What aspects of religion should atheists (respectfully) adopt? Alain de Botton suggests a "religion for atheists" -- call it Atheism 2.0 -- that incorporates religious forms...

Alain de Botton on How to Live Wisely in the Digital Age | SDF2013

16 Sep 2013 - 4 years ago    SBS Seoul Digital Forum

Speaker: Alain de Botton, Writer / Founder, The School of Life 연사: 알랭 드 보통, 작가 / 인생학교 창립자 (**Captioned in Korean / 한글자막 유) How can we re-learn everyday...