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Rud, A. G., 1953-
Albert Schweitzer's legacy for education : reverence for life / A.G. Rud
1st ed
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  LB775.S392 R83 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965
Subject(s) Education -- Philosophy
Physical Description xviii, 173 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-168) and index
Summary The first book devoted to the study of the thought and deeds of Albert Schweitzer in relation to education, this work examines the inspiration and insights Schweitzer's life and work offer for educational thought and practice in the twenty-first century.--[book cover]
Contents Part I: Schweitzer's life, influences, and convictions. A brief biography of early influences ; Schweitzer's philosophical and religious heritage ; An evolving relationship: Albert and Hélène ; To Africa: from thought to conviction and action ; Reverence for life -- Part II: Schweitzer and education. Practical reverence and education ; Schweitzer and moral education ; Icon, scoundrel, prophet, paradigm? A recovery project for the schools ; Conclusion: is the school the way?

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