Alain de Botton – Enriching Life Through Philosophy

Alain de Botton enriching life through philosophy

Leading modern day philosopher, Alain de Botton has revolutionised attitudes towards the study of philosophy. His books like How Proust Can Change Your Life, The Consolations of Philosophy, The Art of Travel and The Architecture of Happiness, have successfully shifted philosophy from the inaccessible realm of academia to practical everyday life. With his wit and … Read more Alain de Botton – Enriching Life Through Philosophy

Viktor Vekselberg – Restoring Russia’s Lost Heritage: Faberge Eggs

Viktor Vekselberg restoring Russia’s Faberge lost heritage

The richest man in Russia, Viktor Vekselberg, did a great service to his country in 2004 when he bought nine Faberge eggs ­– the largest collection of Faberge Imperial Easter Eggs ­ – for over $100 million. The collection had belonged to the late business tycoon Malcolm Forbes. Traditionally made from gold, diamonds and platinum, … Read more Viktor Vekselberg – Restoring Russia’s Lost Heritage: Faberge Eggs