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By Mike W. Martin

Albert Schweitzer, thinker, medical professional, Nobel Peace Laureate, theologian, and musician, constructed a character-oriented ethics keen on self-realization, nature-centered spirituality, and ethical idealism which expected the present renaissance of advantage ethics. Schweitzer's notion of 'reverence for all times' underscores the contribution of ethical beliefs to self-realization, connects ethics to spirituality with out spiritual dogma, and descriptions a pioneering environmental ethics that bridges the space among valuing lifestyles in its harmony and valuing person organisms.

In this ebook Mike W. Martin translates Schweitzer's 'reverence for all times' as an umbrella advantage, drawing jointly the entire extra particular virtues, specifically: authenticity, love, compassion, gratitude, justice and peace loving, each one of which Martin discusses in somebody bankruptcy. Martin's therapy of his topic is sympathetic but severe and for the 1st time basically areas Schweitzer's environmental ethics in the wider framework of his moral theory.

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