The Wit and Wisdom of Schweitzer

Medizin- und Pharmazie / Medizingeschichte / Albert Schweitzer

Joy, Charles R.
Nuggets from the writings of the philosopher-theologian-musician-physician
Edited by Charles R. Joy

Signatur: M002-B680-D001-A009
Autor: Joy, Charles R.
Buchart: Hardcover
Verlag: The Beacon Press, Boston (Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika)
Veröffentlichung: 2022
Auflage: 1.Auflage
Sprache: Englisch
Seiten: 104
Format: gr. 8°
Größe (HxBXT): 24,1 x 16,0 cm x 1,5 cm
The Wit and Wisdom of Schweitzer
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0. Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Key to Abbreviations; 3. The Wit and Wisdom of Albert Schweitzer (Thought, Truth, Beauty, Jesus, Paul, Christianity; God; Optimism; Character; Civilization; Religion; Mysticism; Ethics; Life; Reverence); 4. Biographical Data; 5. Bibliography


Textpassagen (Auszüge):
"An Aphorism is the last link in a long chain of thought," said Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, the Viennese writer. In this book we have a collection of the aphorisms of one of the world's consecrated thinkers. They have been piled together - these sayings, and maxims, and apothegms, these incisive comments upon the great problems of life and destiny . in fifteen little gleaming heaps. [...]"