The Wisdom of Albert Schweitzer

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Series: Wisdom (Philosophical Library) Series No: 1
Original Publish Date: Sep 07, 2010
Product Number: EB00127678
Released: Nov 27, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781453201312
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Reverence for Life—Albert Schweitzer's pivotal philosophyMusician, physician, humanitarian, and philosopher, Albert Schweitzer was a twentieth-century Renaissance man who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his "Reverence for Life" philosophy. The Wisdom of Albert Schweitzer explores this core philosophy, which inspired one of the world's great humanitarians. While traveling in Africa, Schweitzer recognized that all living creatures have a will to live and believed that through a "reverence for life" mankind had an ethical imperative to aid in the welfare of all living things, including the environment. His words have remained an inspiration for generations of humanitarians and environmentalists.

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