Self-Knowledge (Hardcover)

Self-Knowledge By The School of Life, Alain de Botton (Editor) Cover Image
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Description


A practical guide to knowing yourself.

Socrates summed up all philosophical commandments with one directive: "Know yourself." Self-knowledge informs not only our identity, but how we make decisions in life, work, and love. Society has no shortage of people and organizations offering to guide us to distant places, but very few will help us with the far more important task of traveling around the byways of our own minds. This book takes us on a journey into our deepest, most elusive selves and arms us with the tools we need in order to fully understand our characters. We come away with a newly clarified sense of who we are, what we need to watch out for when making decisions, and how to fulfill our true potential.


  • EXPLORES THE LIFE-CHANGING POWER OF UNDERSTANDING OURSELVES
  • A PRACTICAL TOOLKIT for self-discovery.
  • INCLUDES THOUGHT-PROVOKING EXERCISES for self-analysis.
  • THE SCHOOL OF LIFE'S MOST POPULAR SUBJECT the associated YouTube video "Who Am I?" has 1.5 million views.

About the Author


The School of Life is a global organization helping people lead more fulfilled lives. Through our range of books, gifts and stationery we aim to prompt more thoughtful natures and help everyone to find fulfillment.The School of Life is a resource for exploring self-knowledge, relationships, work, socializing, finding calm, and enjoying culture through content, community, and conversation. You can find us online, in stores and in welcoming spaces around the world offering classes, events, and one-to-one therapy sessions. The School of Life is a rapidly growing global brand, with over 7 million YouTube subscribers, 389,000 Facebook followers, 174,000 Instagram followers and 166,000 Twitter followers. The School of Life Press brings together the thinking and ideas of the School of Life creative team under the direction of series editor, Alain de Botton. Their books share a coherent, curated message that speaks with one voice: calm, reassuring, and sane.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780995753501
ISBN-10: 0995753504
Publisher: School of Life
Publication Date: November 6th, 2018
Pages: 96
Language: English