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Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness

A Guide to Happiness explores how philosophy can help people lead happier, more fulfilling lives. The six-part series illuminates how philosophies from the past still have meaning and impact today. Charismatic writer and television personality Alain de Botton talks to people on the street about the ideas of great philosophers, including Socrates, Epicurus, Seneca, Montaigne, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche. De Botton travels to Athens, Rome, Cambridge, Frankfurt and other European cities to visit the ancient ruins, beautiful castles, crooked streets and narrow alleys, to see where each of these great philosophers lived.

7:00PFather Brown

The Last Man

8:00PAre You Being Served?

The Night Club

8:30PKeeping Up Appearances

Singing For Emmett

9:00PAs Time Goes By

Judith's New Romance


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10:00PFew Good Pie Places