John Armstrong: How to worry less about money


Our relationship with money is one that lasts a lifetime, yet traditionally books on the subject tend to take one of two routes: a) how to get more, or b) how to deal with less. John Armstrong turns these approaches upside down, and looks not at money itself, but at how we relate to it and the meaning we attach to it.

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About John
John was born in Glasgow, United Kingdom in 1966. He studied in the University of Oxford, and currently lives in Australia.  As a writer and philosopher, he directed the philosophy program at the University of London’s School of Advance study. John was senior adviser to the Vice-Chancellor of Melbourne University until 2014. He was then appointed a Professorial Fellow at the University of Tasmania. 
John has written several books on philosophical themes. His work has covered all kind of themes and topics such as art, esthetics, and civilization. He has focused efforts around developing a philosophical description of the concept of civilization and applying his insights on different contexts such as modern business and the humanities. His latest book, "Art as Therapy," was written in conjunction with Alain de Botton.
Some of his books include: Love Life Goethe, The Secret Power of Beauty, How to Worry Less About Money, Life Lessons from Nietzsche, In Search of Civilization, among others.
John works closely with The School of Life news website The Philosophers’ Mail.
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