Colin Wilson

Biography

Colin Wilson, novelist, critic, historian and philosopher, was born in Leicester in 1931. His novels and non-fiction books share a common interest in consciousness and the meaning and purpose of existence. His philosophy, which he called “New Existentialism,” is built on an optimistic approach to “Old Existentialism.” His first book, The Outsider, was internationally acclaimed and became an instant bestseller. Wilson’s work has been translated into more than thirty languages. He died in Cornwall in 2013.

Books

Religion and The Rebel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 131,530. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017 by Aristeia Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
An outstanding and enjoyable book that combines philosophical analysis, historical interest, and religious insight. Examining the lives and works of Nietzsche, Kierkegaard, Rilke, Shaw, Pascal, and Scott Fitzgerald, among others, Wilson explores the main existential questions and shows how these remarkable men faced their need for transcendence.

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