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

By Mike W. Martin

Albert Schweitzer, thinker, health care provider, Nobel Peace Laureate, theologian, and musician, constructed a character-oriented ethics curious about self-realization, nature-centered spirituality, and ethical idealism which expected the present renaissance of advantage ethics. Schweitzer's thought 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 space among valuing lifestyles in its cohesion and valuing person organisms.

In this ebook Mike W. Martin translates Schweitzer's 'reverence for all times' as an umbrella advantage, drawing jointly all of the extra particular virtues, specifically: authenticity, love, compassion, gratitude, justice and peace loving, every one of which Martin discusses in someone bankruptcy. Martin's remedy 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.

Show description

Read Online or Download Albert Schweitzer's Reverence for Life: Ethical Idealism and Self-Realization PDF

Similar ethics & morality books

Haunting Legacies: Violent Histories and Transgenerational Trauma

From mass homicide to genocide, slavery to colonial suppression, acts of atrocity have lives that reach a long way past the bad second. They engender trauma that echoes via later generations, for these on each side of the act. Gabriele Schwab reads those legacies in a few narratives, basically throughout the writing of postwar Germans and the descendents of Holocaust survivors.

Literatur zur Einführung in die Ethik: Ein Vergleich (German Edition)

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2011 im Fachbereich Ethik, notice: 1,5, Pädagogische Hochschule Heidelberg (Philosophisch-Theologisches Seminar), Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Die Ethik sieht sich bereits seit einiger Zeit einer intensiven Betrachtung von Seiten der Öffentlichkeit ausgesetzt. Die Frage nach der guten und richtigen Lebensweise in einer Welt, die von Ungleichheiten, instabilen kulturellen Identitäten, traditionalistischen Gegen-bewegungen, Entwicklungen der Biotechnologie sowie ständigen globalen Veränderungen politischer und ökonomischer Natur geprägt ist, stellt sich als äußerst komplex dar und ist nicht ohne Weiteres sofort zu beantworten (vgl.

Against Absolute Goodness (Oxford Moral Theory)

Are there issues we should always price simply because they're, with no trouble, reliable? if this is the case, such issues could be acknowledged to have "absolute goodness. " they might be reliable simpliciter or complete cease - no longer strong for somebody, now not strong of a sort, yet still strong (period). they could even be known as "impersonal values.

Sem fins lucrativos: Por que a democracia precisa das humanidades (Portuguese Edition)

Neste livro, a célebre filósofa Martha Nussbaum defende que devemos resistir às tentativas de reduzir o ensino a uma ferramenta do Produto Interno Bruto, e nos esforçar para conectar novamente a educação às humanidades, a fim de dar aos estudantes a capacidade de ser verdadeiros cidadãos democráticos de seu país e do mundo.

Additional info for Albert Schweitzer's Reverence for Life: Ethical Idealism and Self-Realization

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.44 of 5 – based on 34 votes