Different individuals have had particular impacts on human history and thinking. This unique book considers the contributions of eight people, and shows how they can be considered representative of one or several aspects of human nature and human striving. The book includes chapters on Moses, Grunewald, Goethe, Nietzsche, Oscar Wilde, Kafka, Eckstein and Rudolf Steiner.
T. H. Meyer was born in Switzerland in 1950. He is the founder of Perseus Verlag, Basel, and is editor of the monthly journal Der Europaer. He has written numerous articles and is the author of several books, including Reality, Truth, and Evil (2005) and major biographies of D.N. Dunlop and Ludwig Polzer-Hoditz. He also edited Light for the New Millennium (1997) describing Rudolf Steiner's association with Helmuth and Eliza von Moltke.