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By Mike W. Martin

Albert Schweitzer, thinker, medical professional, Nobel Peace Laureate, theologian, and musician, constructed a character-oriented ethics taken with self-realization, nature-centered spirituality, and ethical idealism which expected the present renaissance of advantage ethics. Schweitzer's proposal 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 distance among valuing lifestyles in its cohesion and valuing person organisms. during this publication Mike W. Martin translates Schweitzer's 'reverence for all times' as an umbrella advantage, drawing jointly the entire extra particular virtues, particularly: authenticity, love, compassion, gratitude, justice and peace loving, every one of which Martin discusses in anyone bankruptcy. Martin's therapy of his topic is sympathetic but severe and for the 1st time basically locations Schweitzer's environmental ethics in the wider framework of his moral theory.

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