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Dutch

Wijsheid uit het Westen

Danielle Föllmi (author), Olivier Föllmi (author)
Een spirituele kijk op de wereld Wijsheid uit het Westen bevat een schat aan wijsgerige, literaire en religieuze gedachten uit de Westerse geschiedenis. Het is een bloemlezing uit teksten van wereldvermaarde filosofen, dichters, schrijvers en denkers, onder wie Eco, Plotinus, Vergilius, Augustinus, Montaigne, Rabelais, Rilke, Shakespeare, Franciscus van Assisi, Descartes, Spinoza, Voltaire, Goethe
Title
Wijsheid uit het Westen
Author
Danielle Föllmi Olivier Föllmi
Language
Dutch
Original language
French
Publisher
Tielt: Lannoo, 2016
278 p. : ill.
ISBN
9789401438117 (hardback)
Placing suggestion
761.2 (SISO) Bezinningsteksten (ZIZO)

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About Danielle Föllmi

Following a childhood spent in El Salvador and Central America, Danielle Pons-Föllmi arrived in France at the age of 17, where she began her medical studies. She became a doctor in anesthesiology and applied her medical experience on three continents. She is responsible for the intellectual and literary approach of the “Wisdoms of Humanity” project.

Biography

1980: Ph.D. in medicine at the Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital, in Paris, specializing in public health and tropical medicine

1981-1984: Missions in Panama, India, then with Doctors without Borders in Cambodia and Laos.

1984: Married the photographer Olivier Föllmi. Danielle continued to practice medicine and specialized in anesthesiology and resuscitation.

1991-1992: Danielle & Olivier Föllmi set off to live in India for two years with the exiled Tibetan community who, in 1992, entrusted them with the adoption of two children who would then come to…Read more on Wikipedia

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