As the world’s top chess players battle it out in London, Adam Gopnik reflects on why we overrate masters and underrate mastery.
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Alain de Botton; renowned essayist, philosopher and founder of
The School of Lifeexamines the nature and function of work
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.
(Apr 9, 2009 at the RSA)