The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work

Alain de Botton; renowned essayist, philosopher and founder of ‘The School of Life’ will be examining the nature and function of work in this thought-provoking lecture.

Most of our waking hours are spent at work, and yet we rarely challenge the basic assumptions that lie behind this time-consuming, life-altering activity.

http://www.thersa.org/events/audio-and-past-events/the-pleasures-and-sorrows-of-work

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