Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 November 2016

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780198784227

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Albert Schweitzer

A Biography

Nils Ole Oermann

  • Provides a comprehensive scholarly biography of Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965).
  • Offers insight into the multifaceted life of Schweitzer as a the theologian and the philosopher, the musician and the physician, the husband and the director of a hospital in tropical Africa, the author of popular bestsellers as well as fundamental works on the philosophy of civilization.
  • Analyses newly uncovered personal papers which shed light on Schweitzer's political views—notably his dealings with the East German authorities and his role in the anti-nuclear movement.