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Levinson, Paul

Overview
Works: 65 works in 261 publications in 4 languages and 9,368 library holdings
Genres: Animated films  Musical films  Children's films  Fiction  Fantasy films  Drama  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Science fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 302.23
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Most widely held works by Paul Levinson
Digital McLuhan : a guide to the information millennium by Paul Levinson( Book )

34 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul Levinson delves into the lessons McLuhan holds for the new millennium. This book highlights and explains the truly prophetic nature of McLuhan's theories. Levinson shows us why and how the "Wired" generation is now turning to McLuhan's work to better understand a global village in a digital age. We see how the Internet, in which every computer is a center for producing as well as obtaining information, is the true embodiment of McLuhan's vision of decentralization. Levinson explores the consequences of this revolution on everything from publishing to politics, where the "gatekeepers" of old are giving way to new modes of doing business."--Jacket
The soft edge : a natural history and future of the information revolution by Paul Levinson( Book )

31 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Levinson looks at the history of the information revolution going as far back as Egypt and peering into the future to anticipate the future of humans and robots. In the course of the book he asks many thought provoking questions
Cellphone : the story of the world's most mobile medium and how it has transformed everything! by Paul Levinson( Book )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Although the Internet takes us everywhere in cyberspace, it usually requires us to be seated behind a desk. In contrast, the cellphone lets us walk through the world fully connected. Cellphone explores the history of mobility in media - from books to cameras to transistor radios to laptops - and examines the unique impact of a device that sits in a pocket or palm and lets us converse by voice or text." "Cellphone considers how this new dual edge of accessibility transforms restaurants, public transport, automobiles, romance, literacy, parent-child relationships, war, and indeed all walks of life, trivial and profound. Like an organic cell that moves, evolves, combines with other cells, and generates, the cellphone has become a complex sparkplug of human life."--Jacket
The plot to save Socrates by Paul Levinson( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Publishers Description) Paul Levinson's astonishing new Sf novel is a surprise and a delight: In the year 2042, Sierra, a young graduate student in Classics is shown a new dialog of Socrates, recently discovered, in which a time traveler tries to argue that Socrates might escape death by travel to the future! Thomas, the elderly scholar who has shown her the document, disappears, and Sierra immediately begins to track down the provenance of the manuscript, with the help of her classical scholar boyfriend, Max. The trail leads her to a time machine in a gentlemen's club in London and in New York, and into the past--and to a time traveler from her future, posing as Heron of Alexandria in 150 AD. Complications, mysteries, travels, and time loops proliferate as Sierra tries to discern who is planning to save the greatest philosopher in human history, or to do so herself. And she finds that time travel raises more questions than it answers. Fascinating historical characters from Alcibiades (of the honeyed thighs) and William Henry Appleton, the great 19th century American publisher, to Socrates himself appear with surprises in every chapter, Paul Levinson has outdone himself in The Plot to Save Socrates
The silk code by Paul Levinson( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and Polish and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trio of stories featuring detective Phil D'Amato. In one story he investigates a series of deaths in Pennsylvania and discovers lamps powered by butterflies, in a second story he probes the death of a man who appears to be a Neanderthal, but who only died recently, indicating the Neanderthals are still around
In pursuit of truth : essays on the philosophy of Karl Popper on the occasion of his 80th birthday( Book )

9 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays over de in Oostenrijk geboren Engelse wijsgeer (geb. 1902)
New new media by Paul Levinson( Book )

26 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the publisher. For more than 60 years, instructors and their students have looked to Penguin trade paperbacks for state-of-the-art scholarship, accessibility, and fair prices. Allyn & Bacon, Penguin's sister company, aims to meet those same expectations with textbooks in our series, Penguin Academics. We've created the Penguin Academics series with ease of use in mind-the books are conveniently portable and highly readable, with engaging typefaces and interior designs. Concise yet thorough in their coverage of the basics, Penguin Academics titles are ideal for use either by themselves or in combination with other books
The consciousness plague by Paul Levinson( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Polish and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Phil D'Amato, a forensic specialist with the NYPD, investigates the growing number of individuals who have suffered bizarre losses of memory, he discovers evidence of a strange organism living deep within all human brains since the beginning of time
Borrowed tides by Paul Levinson( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first interstellar space ship is launched from Mars to embark on a risky voyage to the star nearest to Earth, and returns to Earth before it left
The pixel eye by Paul Levinson( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a near-future New York City where terrorist attacks abound and skyscrapers are cherished statements of defiance, NYPD forensic detective Dr. Phil D'Amato discovers a technology that is transmitting what animals see and hear to an unknown adversary
Realspace : the fate of physical presence in the digital age, on and off planet by Paul Levinson( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is planet earth the end of the line, or is space itself the next stop?Cyberspace. It's incredible, taking us to any part of the planet we want to visit. But as Paul Levinson shows in his brilliant new book, when it comes to transport, we're still stuck in the past, preferring to take our bodies with us. Whether it's trains, yachts, scooters or pogo-sticks, we're compelled to keep moving, our movements curtailed only by the earth itself. In our imaginations however, we soar way past the limits of current technology. With a lucid but reflective style that takes in everything from rob
Mind at large : knowing in the technological age by Paul Levinson( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plot to save Socrates by Paul Levinson( )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2042, Sierra, a young graduate student in Classics is shown a new dialog of Socrates, recently discovered, in which a time traveler tries to argue that Socrates might escape death by travel to the future! Thomas, the elderly scholar who has shown her the document, disappears, and Sierra immediately begins to track down the provenance of the manuscript, with the help of her classical scholar boyfriend, Max
The consciousness plague by Paul Levinson( Recording )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Phil D'Amato, a forensic specialist with the NYPD, investigates the growing number of individuals who have suffered bizarre losses of memory, he discovers evidence of a strange organism living deep within all human brains since the beginning of time
The essential Sopranos reader( Book )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sopranos is recognized as the most successful cable series in the history of television. The Washington Post has called the popular series, winner of twenty-one Emmys and five Golden Globes, "the television landmark that leaves other landmarks in the dust." In every aspect-narrative structure, visual artistry, writing, intertextuality, ensemble acting, controversial themes, dark humor, and unflinching examinations of American life-The Sopranos has had few equals. Offering a definitive final assessment of the series, The Essential Sopranos Reader aims to comprehensively examine the show's th
Learning cyberspace : essays on the evolution of media and the new education by Paul Levinson( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Touching the face of the cosmos : on the intersection of space travel and religion by Paul Levinson( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays and short stories about space travel and religion. Touching the Face of the Cosmos explores the desire, essentially spiritual, to understand more about our place in the universe, how our lives on Earth are inextricably part of that bigger picture. Drawing on scientists, religious thinkers, and science fiction writers, Paul Levinson and Michael Waltemathe have assembled a volume that combines space travel and religion for anyone interested in outer space, theology, and philosophy
Aladdin by Walt Disney( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aladdin discovers the Magic Lamp, but it is stolen and the princess kidnapped by an evil magician, so Aladdin sets off to rescue them
Electronic chronicles : columns of the changes in our time by Paul Levinson( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantastic voyage : the evolution of sci-fi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantastic Voyage charts a course of discovery through the history of science fiction, from its origins in the changing world of the Industrial Revolution through the explosion of genre magazines like Amazing Stories and onto the silver screen. See how the stories have evolved and matured over the years, and see sci-fi filmmaking unfold through clips from classics like A Trip to the Moon, King Kong, and Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Author Greg Bear, directors Robert Wise (Star Trek) and Roger Corman (The Pit and the Pendulum, Little Shop of Horrors) and Captain Kirk himself, William Shatner, are among the many insiders interviewed for this fascinating survey of a genre that continues to inspire, challenge and entertain us
 
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The soft edge : a natural history and future of the information revolution
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Paul Levinson Amerikaans auteur

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The soft edge : a natural history and future of the information revolutionCellphone : the story of the world's most mobile medium and how it has transformed everything!The plot to save SocratesThe silk codeNew new mediaThe consciousness plagueBorrowed tidesThe pixel eye