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Baskin, Wade

Works: 75 works in 348 publications in 3 languages and 13,290 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Textbooks  Essays 
Roles: Editor, Author, Translator, Creator, Other, Author of introduction, Redactor, Contributor
Classifications: P121, 410
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Most widely held works about Wade Baskin
Most widely held works by Wade Baskin
The history of philosophy by Emile Bréhier( Book )

in English and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays in aesthetics by Jean-Paul Sartre( Book )

15 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renowned French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre references artists such as Tintoretto, Calder, Lapoujade, Titian, Raphael, and Michaelangelo in discussing how great art of the past relates to the challenges of his eraEssays in Aesthetics is a provocative collection that considers the nature of art and its meaning. Sartre considers the artist & rsquo;s & ldquo;function, & rdquo; and the relation of art and the artist to the human condition. Sartre integrates his deep concern for the sensibilities of the artist with a fascinating analysis of the techniques of the artist as creator. The result is a vibrant manifesto of existentialist aesthetics. By looking at existentialism through the lens of great art, Essays in Aesthetics is just as valuable a read to the artist as it is to the philosopher
Classics in Chinese philosophy by Wade Baskin( Book )

17 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the last century China has undergone more change than during any other period in its long and turbulent history. Roughly a quarter of the world's population has been directly affected by the radical transformation that culminated in the establishment of the present Communist state-one which claims to have translated into reality the Confucian ideal of securing the equality of all men. In underdeveloped regions throughout the world, wherever the quest for social justice has been checked, millions of people have been indirectly affected by these changes. Western scholars, somewhat perplex
Essays in existentialism by Jean-Paul Sartre( Book )

31 editions published between 1965 and 1999 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Essays in Existentialism, Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), the leading French exponent of existential philosophy, wrote a book that opened many doors to the mind. Sartre challenged his readers to think beyond the meaning of their everyday thoughts and beliefs. His essays on nothingness, on the emotions, and on the image - including " The problem of nothingness," "The role of the image in mental life," and "Essays in aesthetics"--Contain the essentials of his metaphysical speculation. -- from back cover
Classics in education by Wade Baskin( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Course in general linguistics by Ferdinand de Saussure( Book )

47 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new edition of Ferdinand de Saussure's Course in General Linguistics (1916) is the first critical edition of Saussure to appear in English. It also restores Wade Baskin's delightful original English translation (1959), which has long been unavailable. The founder of modern linguistics, Saussure inaugurated semiology, structuralism, and deconstruction and made possible the work of Jacques Lacan, French feminism, cultural studies, New Historicism, and postcolonialism. Based on the lectures that Saussure gave at the end of his life at the University of Geneva, the text of the Course was collated from notes taken by Saussure's students and published by Charles Bally, Albert Sechehaye, and Albert Riedlinger. Saussure traces the rise and fall of the historical linguistics in which he was trained, the synchronic or structural linguistics with which he replaces it, and the new look of diachronic linguistics subsequent to this change in scholarly perspective. Most important, Saussure presents the general principles of a new linguistic science which includes among its achievements the invention of semiology: the theory of the "signifier," the "signified," and the "sign" which they combine to produce. Relaunching Baskin's translation restores these terms and makes Saussure's thought once again clear and accessible. Baskin's translation allows readers to experience how Saussure shifts the theory of reference from mimesis to performance and expands the purview of poetics to include all media, including life sciences and environmentalism. The introduction to this new edition situates Saussure's position in the history of ideas and describes the history of scholarship that made the Course in General Linguistics legendary. New endnotes enlarge Saussure's contexts well beyond linguistics to include literary criticism, cultural studies, and philosophy
Dictionary of pagan religions by Harry E Wedeck( Book )

14 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reference work provides brief, uncited entries on the practices and ceremonies of polytheistic religions existing throughout history
Of human freedom by Jean-Paul Sartre( Book )

7 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of Black culture by Wade Baskin( Book )

10 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dictionary is an encyclopedic survey of the cultural background and development of the black American, covering the basic issues, events, contributions and biographies germane to the subject. The author-compiler is Chairman of Classical Languages Department at Southeastern State College, Durant, Oklahoma. Richard Runes is practicing law as a public defender, with the Legal Aid Society, in New York City. (Jm)
The philosophy of existentialism by Jean-Paul Sartre( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays by Jean-Paul Sartre that touch upon the subject of existentialism by looking at aesthetics, emotions, writing, phenomenology, and perception The Philosophy of Existentialism collects representative essays on Jean-Paul Sartre's pioneering subject: existentialism. Beginning with a thoughtful introduction by fellow French philosopher Jean Wahl, this worklooks at existentialism through several lenses, exploring topics such as the emotions, imagination, nothingness, freedom, responsibility, and the desire to be God. By providing exposition on a variety of subjects, The Philosophy of Existentialism is a valuable introduction to Sartre's ideas
The philosophy of poetry: the genius of Lucretius by Henri Bergson( Book )

6 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of Satanism by Wade Baskin( Book )

16 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to a wide range of topics relating to the awesome power and cult of Satan, in myriad forms and under many different names, from ancient times to the present. Distilled from hundreds of reliable sources, both religious and secular, the entries include men and movements, orders and objects, rites, rituals, incantations, events, legends, and occult practices that have fascinated the mind of man through the ages. It also contains entries relating to a host of unorthodox beliefs and irrational acts, such as the murder of Sharon Tate, which have only recently come to light. The simple manner in which even the most abstruse topics are handled is certain to open the mysterious world of darkness to readers with no prior knowledge of the occult and to intrigue and inform those who seek to extend their knowledge of the subject. Wade Baskin (1924?1974) was an American author and translator. Known for his extensive list of books on the occult and for his studies of linguistics and philosophy, Baskin also taught at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, where he was inducted into the Faculty Hall of Fame. He was the editor of Classics in Education
New outlooks in psychology by Grady Pat Powers( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The white notebook by André Gide( Book )

9 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MODERN & CONTEMPORARY FICTION (POST C 1945). This work lays bare the early brilliance and philosophical conflicts of Andre Gide, a towering figure in French literatureNobel Prize winning writer Andre Gide lays bare his adolescent psyche in this early work, first conceived and published as part of his novel "The Notebooks of Andre Walter," completed when he was just twenty years old. This profoundly personal work draws heavily on his religious upbringing and private journals to tell the story of a young man who, like the author, pines for his forbidden love, cousin Emmanuelle.This unique portrait of Gide as a young man presents the passions and conflicts, temptations and anguish he would explore in maturity."
The Hellenistic and Roman Age by Emile Bréhier( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sex education: issues and directives by Grady Pat Powers( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of demonology by J.-A.-S Collin de Plancy( Book )

6 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seventeenth century by Emile Bréhier( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophical dictionary, a compendium by Voltaire( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of witchcraft by J.-A.-S Collin de Plancy( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of Witchcraft is a must-have resource for anyone interested in witchcraft, pagan religions, and the occult. This historical dictionary was the first reference work to seriously document superstitions, manifestations, magic, and superstitions. The author's interest was to compile a vast amount of matter that would interest, entertain and instruct others. This dictionary was consulted by some of the greatest Romantic writers, notably by Hugo. Collin de Plancy followed the tradition of many previous demonologists of cataloguing demons by name and title of nobility, as it happened with grimoires like Pseudomonarchia Daemonum and The Lesser Key of Solomon among others. It is considered a major work documenting beings, characters, books, deeds, and causes which pertain to the manifestations and magic of trafficking with Hell; divinations, occult sciences, grimoires, marvels, errors, prejudices, traditions, folktales, the various superstitions, and generally all manner of marvelous, surprising, mysterious, and supernatural beliefs
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Course in general linguistics
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English (218)

Chinese (3)

Italian (1)

Course in general linguistics