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Edwards, Paul 1923-2004

Overview
Works: 88 works in 660 publications in 7 languages and 10,592 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Dictionaries  Reference works  Introductions  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Controversial literature  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Periodicals 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Other, Compiler, Contributor, Creator, Curator, Translator, Adapter
Classifications: B41, 103
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Edwards
The Encyclopedia of philosophy. by Paul Edwards( Book )

105 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 3,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treats eastern & western philosophy; it deals with ancient, medieval and modern philosophy; and it discusses the theories of mathematicians, physicist, biologist, sociologists, psychologists, moral reformers and religious thinkers where these have had an impact on philosophy
A modern introduction to philosophy; readings from classical and contemporary sources by Paul Edwards( Book )

92 editions published between 1957 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The logic of moral discourse by Paul Edwards( Book )

27 editions published between 1951 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why I am not a Christian : and other essays on religion and related subjects by Bertrand Russell( Book )

100 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dedicated as few men have been to the life of reason, Bertrand Russell has always been concerned with the basic questions to which religion also addresses itselfquestions about mans place in the universe and the nature of the good life, questions that involve life after death, morality, freedom, education, and sexual ethics. He brings to his treatment of these questions the same courage, scrupulous logic, and lofty wisdom for which his other work as philosopher, writer, and teacher has been famous. These qualities make the essays included in this book perhaps the most graceful and moving presentation of the freethinker's position since the days of Hume and Voltaire."--Amazon.com
Reincarnation : a critical examination by Paul Edwards( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and Japanese and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of reincarnation and the related doctrine of Karma, stating all the main arguments offered in support of the belief system, and presenting the author's opinions on why the evidence in support of such beliefs does not stand up to critical examination
Heidegger on death : a critical evaluation by Paul Edwards( )

11 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heidegger's confusions by Paul Edwards( Book )

9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this thorough critique of the philosophy of Martin Heidegger, philosopher Paul Edwards continues a project that he began several years ago. Edwards's goal has been "to rescue [Heidegger's] valuable ideas from the logical confusions in which they are embedded and from the willfully obscure and perverse language in which they are frequently expressed" (New York Review of Books, June 11, 1981). In this penetrating and witty book, Edwards insightfully analyzes Heidegger's quest for being; his treatment of death, anxiety, and nothingness; and his double-talk about life after death."--Jacket
Göngu-Hrolfs saga( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God and the philosophers by Paul Edwards( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This exploration of critical views on the nature and existence of God, as expressed by major philosophers of the Western world from the medieval period to the present day, is the last work of internationally recognized philosopher Paul Edwards. Edwards addresses how the concept of God has changed over the centuries, in large part due to the analyses of such skeptical thinkers as David Hume, Thomas Paine, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Bertrand Russell." "A longtime critic of theistic arguments, Edwards demonstrates a masterful understanding of the ways in which the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century, the Enlightenment of the eighteenth century, the evolutionary materialism of the nineteenth century, and the rise of analytic and existentialist philosophies in the twentieth century prepared the way for the growing role of atheism in the twenty-first century." "This work is an idiosyncratic evaluation of the views of dozens of Western thinkers on perennial topics in the philosophy of religion. Though not all of the philosophers discussed were nonbelievers or antireligious, they can be considered to be "freethinkers." They pursued the cause of knowledge wherever their thinking led them, often to iconoclastic positions."--Jacket
Voltaire : selections by Voltaire( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immortality( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wyndham Lewis, 1882-1957 by Wyndham Lewis( Book )

10 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wyndham Lewis could be described as a "single-handed avant-garde movement". An accomplished artist, Lewis found 'An accomplished ed Vorticism', the only English avant-garde movement, and was the author of more than 50 books. In addition he issued manifestoes, edited and published journals and was responsible for a fascinating and strikingly varied body of work that runs from his vorticist, Cubo-futurist and abstract compositions to his most refined portraits. A pioneer of abstraction, war artist, major portraitist, novelist, essayist, editor andcritic, Wyndham Lewis is one of the key figures in European modernism of the first half of the 20th century. Exhibition: Juan March Foundation, Madrid (5.02. - 16.03.2010)
Buber and Buberism; a critical evaluation by Paul Edwards( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and German and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The encyclopedia of philosophy( Book )

8 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The encyclopedia of philosophy( Book )

22 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The encyclopedia of philosophy( Book )

20 editions published between 1967 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perché non sono cristiano by Bertrand Russell( Book )

19 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in Italian and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Questo libro affronta con spregiudicata libertà di pensiero un argomento di grande interesse: il sentimento religioso. Russel, pensatore ateo per eccellenza, analizza con semplicità e chiarezza di esposizioni origini, valori e significati della religione cristiana. Un testo imprescindibile per credenti e non credenti, uno dei "classici" più letti di Russell
Heidegger und der Tod : eine kritische Würdigung by Paul Edwards( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in German and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary fiction in medieval Iceland by Hermann Pálsson( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The encyclopedia of philosophy( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A modern introduction to philosophy; readings from classical and contemporary sources
Alternative Names
Edwards, Paul

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Languages
English (398)

Spanish (31)

Italian (19)

German (17)

French (8)

Japanese (2)

Persian (1)

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A modern introduction to philosophy; readings from classical and contemporary sourcesWhy I am not a Christian : and other essays on religion and related subjectsReincarnation : a critical examinationHeidegger's confusionsGod and the philosophersImmortalityWyndham Lewis, 1882-1957The encyclopedia of philosophy