Albert Schweitzer's Reverence for Life: Ethical Idealism and Self-realization
Reverence for life, as Albert Schweitzer calls his moral perspective, is now widely appreciated in environmental ethics. The aim of this volume is to provide a fresh interpretation that reveals the importance of his moral philosophy while shedding new light on his environmental ethics.
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