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Savater, Fernando

Overview
Works: 590 works in 2,519 publications in 13 languages and 13,947 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Introductions  Biography  History  Handbooks and manuals  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, wpr, Creator, Interviewee
Classifications: PQ6669.A934, 809.304
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Fernando Savater
Childhood regained : the art of the storyteller by Fernando Savater( Book )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amador : in which a father addresses his son on questions of ethics ... by Fernando Savater( Book )

86 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethik ist etwas für PhilosophInnen, glaubst du! Falsch - Ethik hat mit der Kunst des Lebens und dem Umgang mit der Freiheit zu tun. Der Autor erklärt humorvoll und unkonventionell, was es mit Begriffen wie Verantwortung, Gewissen, Gerechtigkeit, Egoismus, Gut und Böse auf sich hat. (Quelle: Das Buch für Dich 98/99)
The questions of life : an invitation to philosophy by Fernando Savater( Book )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, by one of Spain's most eminent philosophers, provides a lively and very accessible introduction to philosophy. Written for those who have no prior knowledge of the field, it reveals how the central problems of philosophy remain highly relevant to everyday contemporary life. Savater addresses the questions that we ourselves must face: what is this 'I' that I take for granted? What does it mean for me to be in the world? In what sense am I free? And how does the idea of death affect my life? In his discussion of concepts such as beauty, time and language, Savater frequently refers to earlier philosophers, yet he does so in a way that brings their ideas to life and shows their enduring relevance. Using quotations from the ancient Greeks through to more recent philosophers such as Wittgenstein and Sartre, Savater illustrates his own arguments, while also sketching a basic history of philosophical ideas. The Questions of Life has already been translated into ten languages and has enjoyed enormous success, selling over 70 000 copies in Spain alone. It is an elegant and straightforward book that abstains from specialized terminology. It constitutes an ideal introductory text for those studying philosophy at A-Level or university, and will also be of great interest to the general reader. -- Back cover
El valor de educar by Fernando Savater( Book )

56 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professeur de philosophie, l'auteur propose une réflexion sur la fameuse crise de l'enseignement et pose les indispensables questions que tant de parents et d'enseignants ne se posent pourtant plus : apprendre, qu'est-ce que c'est? Y a-t-il des choses que l'on ne peut enseigner? Autrement dit : quel est le but de l'enseignement et quels doivent être ses contenus?
Politica per un figlio by Fernando Savater( Book )

80 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En termes simples et avec un souci pédagogique, l'auteur présente des propos touchant la politique: la démocratie, l'Etat, les pouvoirs, etc
El jardín de las dudas by Fernando Savater( Book )

50 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In brieven aan een Française in Spanje blikt een bejaarde Voltaire terug op zijn veelbewogen leven
La infancia recuperada by Fernando Savater( Book )

67 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CONTENIDO: La evasión del narrador - Un tesoro de ambigüedad - El viaje hacia abajo - La tierra de los dragones - El pirata de Mompracem - El acecho del tigre - La peregrinación incesante - En compañía de las hadas - Forastero en sacramento - Qué significa temblar - El asesino sin huella - Borges: doble contra sencillo
La hermandad de la buena suerte by Fernando Savater( Book )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuatro aventureros deben encontrar a tiempo un jockey desaparecido para que pueda montar un caballo invencible en la prueba crucial de la Gran Copa. Por mientras, cada uno de los aventureros lucha contra los fantasmas de su pasado. Su búsqueda los hará enfrentarse con enigmas y peligros, hasta el desenlace en una isla del Mediterráneo
Instrucciones para olvidar el Quijote y otros ensayos generales by Fernando Savater( Book )

21 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in Spanish and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caronte aguarda by Fernando Savater( Book )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El contenido de la felicidad by Fernando Savater( Book )

43 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El valor de elegir by Fernando Savater( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in Spanish and French and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preguntarse por la libertad es hacerlo a la razón y al corazón de nuestra vida. Reconocer el valor de ser, sentirse y vivir libre es reconocerse como humano y por ello aceptar el compromiso feliz e inexcusable del esfuerzo continuado. Una tarea para toda la vida. Es el tema de este libro. Para empezar, ingenuamente, puede plantearse así: ¿En qué consiste la libertad? ¿Existe realmente la libertad? ¿Es algo que tengo antes de saberlo, algo que sólo adquiero al saber que lo tengo o algo que para tenerlo debo renunciar a saber con precisión qué es? ¿Soy capaz de libertad o soy libertad y por ello capaz de ser humano? Y tantas, tantas, demasiadas preguntas. En la primera parte se intenta una antropología a partir de la libertad, es decir, considerando la libertad como diferencia específica del género humano. Cuestiones sobre la elección, lo voluntario e involuntario, la intención o el azar ayudarán a comprender qué es. En la segunda parte se ofrecen algo así como unos ejercicios de libertad . Es una incitación a continuar pensando y repensando
Etica como amor propio by Fernando Savater( Book )

35 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El gran laberinto by Fernando Savater( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When family members are among the crowds who enter the stadium for a championship game and never emerge, four friends embark on a quest that will lead them on a journey in which they will meet a variety of historical and literary figures
Invitación a la ética by Fernando Savater( Book )

35 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los invitados de la princesa by Fernando Savater( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La presidenta de Santa Clara, conocida popularmente como la Princesa, quiere convertir su pequeña república isleña en referencia cultural del mundo. Para ello convoca a escritores y artistas para celebrar un magno Festín de la Cultura. Sin embargo, un inoportuno volcán interfiere en sus planes y su nube de cenizas hace imposible que la anfitriona e invitados se reúnan en la isla. La joven periodista Xabi Mendia, enviado especial de Mundo Vasco, levanta acta de la paradójica situación y escucha las historias que cuentan unos y otros mientras todos esperan salir de allí: relatos de pasiones y terrores, intrigantes y fantásticos, en los que no faltan las perplejidades de la cultura contemporánea y hasta aparece la sombra de un vampiro-- "--Book jacket
Etica per un figlio by Fernando Savater( Book )

36 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in Italian and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Non è vero che un'etica laica, senza assoluti e senza miti, non può fornire modelli educativi efficaci. Savater lo dimostra: la moralità è autonomia, capacità di non sottomettersi, amore di sé nel senso migliore del termine. Un libro intenso ma anche amichevole, che genitori e maestri dovrebbero leggere e commentare insieme ai loro figli, discepoli, amici adolescenti." (Gianni Vattimo)
Panfleto contra el todo by Fernando Savater( Book )

21 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diario de Job by Fernando Savater( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Criaturas del aire by Fernando Savater( Book )

30 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The questions of life : an invitation to philosophy
Alternative Names
Ferdinandus Savater

Fernández-Savater, Amador 1947-

Fernández-Savater Martín, Fernando

Fernando Savater

Fernando Savater filosofo e scrittore spagnolo

Fernando Savater Philosopher, author

Fernando Savater Spaans filosoof

Fernando Savater spaanscher Politiker

Fernando Savater španělský spisovatel, filozof

Fernando Savater spanischer Schriftsteller und Philosoph

Savater, Amador Fernández 1947-

Savater, Fernando

Savater Martín, Fernando 1947-

Саватер, Фернандо

Фернандо Саватер

פרננדו סאוואטר

사바테르, 페르난도 1947-

サバテール, フェルナンド

フェルナンド・サバテール

费尔南多·萨瓦特尔

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The questions of life : an invitation to philosophyEl valor de educarPolitica per un figlioEl jardín de las dudasLa infancia recuperadaLa hermandad de la buena suerteEl contenido de la felicidadEl valor de elegirEl gran laberinto