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Fradier, Georges

Works: 59 works in 302 publications in 9 languages and 1,653 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Translator, Author of introduction, Editor, Other, Collector
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Most widely held works by Georges Fradier
The human condition by Hannah Arendt( Book )

25 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in French and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A work of striking originality bursting with unexpected insights, The Human condition is in many respects more relevant now than when it first appeared in 1958. In her study of the state of modern humanity, Hannah Arendt considers humankind from the perspective of the actions of which it is capable. The problems Arendt identified then--diminishing human agency and political freedom, the paradox that as human powers increase through technological and humanistic inquiry, we are less equipped to control the consequences of our actions--continue to confront us today. This new edition, published to coincide with the fortieth anniversary of its original publication, contains an improved and expanded index and a new introduction by noted Arendt scholar Margaret Canovan which incisively analyzes the book's argument and examines its present relevance. A classic in political and social theory, The Human condition is a work that has proved both timeless and perpetually timely
East and West, towards mutual understanding? by Georges Fradier( Book )

25 editions published between 1959 and 1976 in 5 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mosaïques de Tunisie by André Martin( Book )

36 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About the quality of life by Georges Fradier( Book )

8 editions published in 1976 in 3 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Nachtwandler : das Bild des Universums im Wandel der Zeit by Arthur Koestler( Book )

18 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in French and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En undersøgelse af videnskaben og de videnskabelige idéers historie
Orient et Occident. Peuvent-ils se comprendre? by Georges Fradier( Book )

25 editions published between 1958 and 1963 in 4 languages and held by 97 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 )

10 editions published in 1963 in 3 languages and held by 70 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 50 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'
Les call-girls by Arthur Koestler( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1993 in French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fêtes et rencontres by Georges Fradier( Book )

12 editions published in 1963 in French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La treizième tribu : l'Empire khazar et son héritage by Arthur Koestler( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in French and held by 33 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
Le cri d'Archimède; l'art de la découverte et la découverte de l'art by Arthur Koestler( Book )

5 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La quête de l'absolu by Arthur Koestler( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in French and held by 32 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
Les renards jumeaux: pour 2010 by Georges Fradier( Book )

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

Carthage retrouvée by Abdelmajid Ennabli( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres by Henry Adams( Book )

4 editions published in 1955 in French and held by 28 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
Le lotus et le robot by Arthur Koestler( Book )

5 editions published between 1961 and 1964 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Pieds-de-Porc et autres saints by Georges Fradier( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dieu d'herbe : roman by Georges Fradier( Book )

5 editions published in 1967 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Frādī, Ǧūrǧ

Fradier, Georges 1915-1985

Fradier, Georges Albert 1915-1985

Frādyī, Jūrj

פראדיי, ז'ורז'

פרדיv, ז'ורז'

فرادييه، جورج