Written and presented by Alain de Botton, this series is an entertaining, practical and psychobabble-free self-help course for the philosophically minded
Can Seneca's beliefs about anger help an angry van driver and a stressed executive?
Episode 1 - Seneca on Anger
Arthur Schopenhauer believed that love was the most important thing in life
Episode 2 - Schopenhauer on Love
Epicurus believed we need three simple things to be happy, and money isn't one of them
Episode 3 - Epicurus on Happiness
Why do so many people have low self-esteem?
Episode 4 - Montaigne on Self-Esteem
Socrates can help give us all the intellectual self-confidence we need
Episode 5 - Socrates on Self-Confidence
Nietzsche believed that any worthwhile achievements come from overcoming hardship
Episode 6 - Nietzsche on Hardship