Books by Edith Hall

ARISTOTLE'S WAY by Edith Hall
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 15, 2019

"Can happiness come from virtue? This lively book makes a good argument in the affirmative."
Call no one happy until after he is dead, goes the old Greek adage. Hall (Classics/King's Coll., London; Introducing the Ancient Greeks: From Bronze Age Seafarers to Navigators of the Western Mind, 2013, etc.) takes a rosier view, drawing on Aristotelean philosophy to cheer us up in grim times. Read full book review >
HISTORY
Released: June 9, 2014

"An excellent survey for general readers, refreshingly opinionated without neglecting to give conventional wisdom its due."
British classicist Hall (Greek Tragedy, 2010, etc.) defines 10 characteristics that unified ancient Greek culture. Read full book review >