Albert Schweitzer's social and ethical philosophy is best expressed in "The Philosophy of Civilization". Not widely available in recent years, this edition will give contemporary readers the opportunity to discover his prophetic thought.
Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965) was the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1952. A theologian, physician, musician, and philosopher, Schweitzer was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of Germany, and was educated at the University of Strasbourg. Known for his humanitarian works in Africa, he is the author of The Quest of the Historical Jesus, The Mysticism of Paul the Apostle, a two-volume work on the music of J. S. Bach, and many other works.