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By Mike W. Martin

Albert Schweitzer, thinker, doctor, Nobel Peace Laureate, theologian, and musician, built 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 space among valuing existence in its harmony and valuing person organisms.

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

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