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Aristotle's way : how ancient wisdom can change your life / Edith Hall.

Hall, Edith, 1959- (author.).

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Summary:

"In expert yet vibrant modern language, Hall lays out the crux of Aristotle's thinking, mixing affecting autobiographical anecdotes with a deep wealth of classical learning. For Hall, whose own life has been greatly improved by her understanding of Aristotle, this is an intensely personal subject. She distills his ancient wisdom into ten practical and universal lessons to help us confront life's difficult and crucial moments, summarizing a lifetime of the most rarefied and brilliant scholarship" --
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Hood River County Library 185 HAL 2019 (Text) 33892100588772 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 02/26/2019 Checked out 01/23/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780735220805
  • ISBN: 0735220808
  • Physical Description: [xi], 254 pages : map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"First published in Great Britain by The Bodley Head, an imprint of Penguin Random House UK"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-244) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Happiness -- Potential -- Decisions -- Communication -- Self-knowledge -- Intentions -- Love -- Community -- Leisure -- Mortality.
Summary, etc.:
"In expert yet vibrant modern language, Hall lays out the crux of Aristotle's thinking, mixing affecting autobiographical anecdotes with a deep wealth of classical learning. For Hall, whose own life has been greatly improved by her understanding of Aristotle, this is an intensely personal subject. She distills his ancient wisdom into ten practical and universal lessons to help us confront life's difficult and crucial moments, summarizing a lifetime of the most rarefied and brilliant scholarship" -- Publisher's website.
Subject: Aristotle.
Life.
Happiness.
Ethics.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Philosophers.
PHILOSOPHY > Individual Philosophers.
SELF-HELP > Personal Growth > Happiness.
Aristotle.
Ethics.
Happiness.
Life.

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