Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

by Edith Hall


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780735220805
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/15/2019
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 18,448
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Edith Hall first encountered Aristotle when she was twenty, and he changed her life forever. Now one of Britain's foremost classicists, and a Professor at King's College London, she is the first woman to have won the Erasmus Medal of the European Academy. In 2017 she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Athens University, just a few streets away from Aristotle's own Lyceum. She is the author of several books, including Introducing the Ancient Greeks. She lives with her family in Cambridgeshire.

Table of Contents

Timeline x

Map: Places Where Aristotle Lived xi

Introduction 1

1 Happiness 23

2 Potential 39

3 Decisions 59

4 Communication 77

5 Self-knowledge 99

6 Intentions 127

7 Love 145

8 Community 161

9 Leisure 183

10 Mortality 201

Acknowledgments 233

Glossary 235

Further Reading 237

Notes 243

Index 245

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