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Albert Schweitzer's reverence for life : ethical idealism and self-realization

Author: Mike W Martin
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Albert Schweitzer's idea of 'reverence for life' underscores the contribution of moral ideals to self-realization. This book interprets Schweitzer's 'reverence for life' as an umbrella virtue,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Albert Schweitzer; Albert Schweitzer
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike W Martin
ISBN: 9781315566535 1315566532
OCLC Number: 948604898
Notes: Originally published 2007 by Ashgate Publishing.
Description: 1 online resource (113 pages)
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Ethics from within --
3. Ideals as guides --
4. Environmental ethics --
5. Authenticity : reverence for self --
6. Compassion : community of suffering --
7. Gratitude : good fortune obligates --
8. Justice as human rights --
9. Peace loving and non-violence --
10. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Mike W. Martin.

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