Alain de Botton

“Setting people examination papers measuring wisdom rather than learning would probably result in an immediate realignment of the hierarchy of intelligence – and a surprising new élite. Montaigne delighted in the prospect of the incongruous people who would now be recognized as cleverer than the lauded but often unworthy traditional candidates.”


Alain de Botton, The Consolations of Philosophy
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The Consolations of Philosophy (Vintage International) The Consolations of Philosophy by Alain de Botton
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