Albert Schweitzer's Reverence for Life: Ethical Idealism and by Mike W. Martin

By Mike W. Martin

Albert Schweitzer, thinker, healthcare professional, Nobel Peace Laureate, theologian, and musician, constructed a character-oriented ethics concerned about self-realization, nature-centered spirituality, and ethical idealism which expected the present renaissance of advantage ethics. Schweitzer's suggestion of 'reverence for all times' underscores the contribution of ethical beliefs to self-realization, connects ethics to spirituality with no spiritual dogma, and descriptions a pioneering environmental ethics that bridges the distance among valuing lifestyles in its cohesion and valuing person organisms. during this booklet Mike W. Martin translates Schweitzer's 'reverence for all times' as an umbrella advantage, drawing jointly all of the extra particular virtues, particularly: authenticity, love, compassion, gratitude, justice and peace loving, every one of which Martin discusses in somebody bankruptcy. Martin's remedy of his topic is sympathetic but severe and for the 1st time in actual fact locations Schweitzer's environmental ethics in the wider framework of his moral theory.

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