By Mike W. Martin
Albert Schweitzer, thinker, health care professional, Nobel Peace Laureate, theologian, and musician, constructed a character-oriented ethics excited about self-realization, nature-centered spirituality, and ethical idealism which expected the present renaissance of advantage ethics. Schweitzer's concept 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 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 a person bankruptcy. Martin's therapy of his topic is sympathetic but serious and for the 1st time essentially locations Schweitzer's environmental ethics in the wider framework of his moral theory.
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