WorldCat Identities

Fradier, Georges

Overview
Works: 57 works in 259 publications in 9 languages and 1,486 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Pictorial works  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, Editor, Collector
Classifications: DC20, 301
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Georges Fradier
The human condition by Hannah Arendt( Book )

22 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in French and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'auteur commence ici sa réflexion sur le sens du monde contemporain et sur l'originalité radicale de notre époque
East and West, towards mutual understanding? by Georges Fradier( Book )

20 editions published between 1959 and 1976 in 5 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About the quality of life by Georges Fradier( Book )

7 editions published in 1976 in English and French and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sleep walkers; a history of man's changing vision of the universe by Arthur Koestler( Book )

17 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this masterly synthesis Arthur Koestler cuts through the sterile distinction between 'sciences' and 'humanities' to bring to life the whole history of cosmology from the Babylonians to Newton." -- Back cover
Mosaïques romaines de Tunisie by Georges Fradier( Book )

22 editions published between 1964 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encounters and celebrations; notes on some aspects of the mutual appreciation of Eastern and Western cultural values by Georges Fradier( Book )

8 editions published in 1963 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orient et Occident. Peuvent-ils se comprendre? by Georges Fradier( Book )

15 editions published between 1958 and 1963 in French and Italian and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mosaïques de Tunisie by Georges Fradier( Book )

8 editions published in 1976 in French and Arabic and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ghost in the machine by Arthur Koestler( Book )

9 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The phrase 'the ghost in the machine' was coined by Gilbert Ryle in his 1949 book The Concept of Mind, and was intended to point out the absurdity of traditional Cartesian mind-body dualism; presumably there was also an attempt to echo the phrase deus ex machina, or "god from the machine", i.e. an artificial solution to a complex problem. Koestler, in writing The Ghost in the Machine in 1967, appropriated Ryle's phrase, although he had a pretty low opinion of Ryle himself -- he dismissed him as a 'snickering' Oxford don with no knowledge of any of the sciences that would have given his ideas more weight. Ryle nevertheless had the philosopher's gift for analogy, and used a number of metaphors for the mind-body problem, all of which could have supplied titles: they included 'the sealed signal box', 'the two parallel theatres' and 'the horse in the locomotive'
The call-girls : a tragi-comedy by Arthur Koestler( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1993 in French and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een aantal vrouwen, topgeleerden van de internationale academische wereld, wordt van congres naar congres gedirigeerd
Fêtes et rencontres by Georges Fradier( Book )

10 editions published in 1963 in French and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les renards jumeaux: pour 2010 by Georges Fradier( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bricks to Babel : a selection from 50 years of his writings, chosen and with new commentary by the author by Arthur Koestler( Book )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le lecteur dispose désormais d'un moyen efficace pour aborder, ou se remémorer, une oeuvre importante qui ne comporte pas moins de 9000 pages. En puisant dans cette masse, Koestler a composé la présente anthologie. Il a relié par un fil conducteur les divers textes sélectionnés et procédé à un classement. Une première partie intitulée "A la recherche d'utopie" regroupe les textes politiques, et une seconde partie, "A la recherche d'une synthèse", rassemble des textes consacrés aux sciences et à la philosophie
The thirteenth tribe : the Khazar empire and its heritage by Arthur Koestler( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'histoire de ce peuple à l'origine de la tradition juive ashkénaze, des origines jusqu'à l'effondrement, met en lumière son influence sur le développement du judaïsme russe et européen. Les Khazars furent à l'origine d'un vaste empire, entre la mer Noire et la Caspienne. Cette entité politique et religieuse est le seul exemple concret d'un Etat juif avant la fondation de l'Israël contemporain
Carthage retrouvée by Abdelmajid Ennabli( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orient und Okzident : Wege zu gegenseitiger Verständigung by Georges Fradier( Book )

4 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The act of creation by Arthur Koestler( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Koestler affirms that all creatures have the capacity for creative activity. He suggests that we are at our creative best when rational thought is suspended, as in dreams and trance-like states
Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres by Henry Adams( Book )

4 editions published in 1955 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Back Cover: Mont Saint Michel and Chartres is a record not of a literal journey but of a meditative journey across time and space into the medieval imagination. Using the architecture, sculpture, and stained glass of the two locales as a starting point, Adams breathes life into what others might see merely as monuments of a past civilization. With daring and inventive conceits, Adams looks at the ordinary people, places, and events in the context of the social conventions and systems of thought and belief of the thirteenth century, turning the study of history into a kind of theater. As Raymond Carney discusses in his introduction, Adam's freedom from the European traditions of study lends exuberance-and puckish wit-to his writings
Jean Pieds-de-Porc et autres saints by Georges Fradier( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lotus and the robot by Arthur Koestler( Book )

4 editions published between 1961 and 1964 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schrijver geeft op grond van ervaringen, opgedaan tijdens een reis door India en Japan, antwoord op de vraag of de oosterse levensbeschouwing een oplossing kan bieden voor de groeiende geestelijke armoede in het Westen, veroorzaakt door de mechanisering
 
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Frādī, Ǧūrǧ

Fradier, Georges Albert 1915-1985

Frādyī, Jūrj

פראדיי, ז'ורז'

פרדיv, ז'ורז'

فرادييه، جورج

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