Aristotle’s Way by Edith Hall

Aristotle’s Way

Aristotle was an extraordinary thinker, perhaps the greatest in history. Yet he was preoccupied by an ordinary question: how to be happy. His deepest belief was that we can all be happy in a meaningful, sustained way – and he led by example.In this handbook to his timeless teachings, Professor Edith Hall shows how ancient thinking is precisely what we need today, even if you don’t know your Odyssey from your Iliad. In ten practical lessons we...


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TitleAristotle’s Way
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Release DateMay 3rd, 2018
GenrePhilosophy, Education, Nonfiction
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  • James Miller
    2018-06-15
    Drawing ideas from across Aristotle Hall seeks to show what a life lived virtuously (and by that she follows Aristotle in meaning excellently in accord with the capacities and nature we have rather than Christian ideas of virtue many alien to Aristotle) might be. There is a wide peppering of film and book references and some of those sound worth following up. I already think that Aristotle gets much of this about right, but I enjoyed the book's f...
  • Paul Hayman
    2018-05-13
    Superficial self help garbage: from the nauseating dedication to the banal last paragraph.