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Jevons, F. B. (Frank Byron) 1858-1936

Overview
Works: 58 works in 390 publications in 5 languages and 4,960 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator
Classifications: BL41, 291
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Most widely held works about F. B Jevons
 
Most widely held works by F. B Jevons
An introduction to the history of religion by F. B Jevons( Book )

56 editions published between 1896 and 2015 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book the history of early religion is investigated on the principles and methods of anthropology, and in the belief that the interests of truth and religion are fundamentally identical. The work is intended primarily for students who require an introduction to the history of religion, but will also, it is hoped, prove interesting to students of folk-lore and anthropology, and to the wider circle of general readers"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
The idea of God in early religions by F. B Jevons( Book )

46 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the study of comparative religion by F. B Jevons( Book )

24 editions published between 1908 and 2013 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1916 work on "the science of religion" covers the evolution of religion from an objective point of view, and is concerned with factual history, not with what "ought to" have occurred. The author concerns himself with the value of different religions in comparison with one another. Topics include immortality, magic, fetishism, prayer, sacrifice, morality, and Christianity
A history of Greek literature: from the earliest period to the death of Demosthenes by F. B Jevons( Book )

43 editions published between 1886 and 1910 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparative religion by F. B Jevons( Book )

37 editions published between 1913 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A manual of Greek antiquities by Percy Gardner( Book )

17 editions published between 1895 and 1898 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthropology and the classics; six lectures delivered before the University of Oxford by R. R Marett( Book )

3 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophy: what is it? by F. B Jevons( Book )

24 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prehistoric antiquities of the Aryan peoples: a manual of comparative philology and the earliest culture. Being the "Sprachvergleichung und urgeschichte" of by Otto Schrader( Book )

17 editions published between 1890 and 1972 in English and Indonesian and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personality by F. B Jevons( Book )

16 editions published between 1913 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1913, Jevons' Personality marries the disciplines of philosophy and psychology in order to question the existence of personality and the arguments surrounding it. Intriguingly, Jevons suggests that if a person can question their own personality and existence, by extension they can also question the personality and existence of God. The book is arranged into four chapters based on a series of lectures delivered in Oxford in 1912: these discuss such areas as the relationship between science, psychology, and personality; the argument that ""there are changes, but no t
The makers of Hellas: a critical inquiry into the philosophy and religion of ancient Greece by F. B Jevons( Book )

6 editions published between 1903 and 2008 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evolution by F. B Jevons( Book )

11 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1900, this philosophical essay on Evolution questions how the acceptance of Evolution as scientific should influence the thoughts and actions of humankind from the perspective of morality and moral conduct. In his discussion, Frank B. Jevons deals with such subjects as pessimism and optimism towards evolutionary theory, the laws of motion and matter, and the importance of scientific evidence
Plutarch's Romane questions : with dissertations on Italian cults, myths, taboos, man-worship, aryan marriage, sympathetic magic and the eating of beans by Plutarch( Book )

10 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion in evolution by F. B Jevons( Book )

13 editions published between 1906 and 2015 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1906, these four lectures were originally delivered in the Vacation Term for Biblical Study at Cambridge. Evidence is derived from the native tribes of Australia in particular, whom Jevons compares for his discussion. The first lecture considers whether religion has evolved from, or was preceded by a pre-religion, or non-religious, stage of humankind. The following lectures discuss the science of religion and the theory of Evolution, and the relationship between the evolution of religion and the philosophy of religion. This is a fascinating text that will be of particular
Masks and acting by F. B Jevons( Book )

4 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The development of the Athenian democracy by F. B Jevons( Book )

6 editions published between 1880 and 1900 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'idea di Dio nelle religioni primitive by F. B Jevons( Book )

5 editions published between 1914 and 1987 in Italian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polytheism by F. B Jevons( Book )

1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romane Questions by Plutarch( Book )

1 edition published in 1892 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Manual of Greek Antiquities. Books I.-V. by P. Gardner ... Books VI.-IX. by F.B. Jevons ... Second edition. With illustrations by Percy Gardner( Book )

5 editions published between 1895 and 1898 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Jevons, F. B. 1858-1936

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Comparative religionThe makers of Hellas: a critical inquiry into the philosophy and religion of ancient Greece