Reverance for Life: The Ethics of Albert Schweitzer for the Twenty-First Century / Edition 1

Reverance for Life: The Ethics of Albert Schweitzer for the Twenty-First Century / Edition 1

by Kurt Bergel
     
 

ISBN-10: 081562977X

ISBN-13: 9780815629771

Pub. Date: 11/28/2002

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

This collection of essays builds on the contributions of Albert Schweitzer's philosophy of "Reverence for Life" as it pertains to our world today.  See more details below

Overview

This collection of essays builds on the contributions of Albert Schweitzer's philosophy of "Reverence for Life" as it pertains to our world today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815629771
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Series:
Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
519,326
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Albert Schweitzer, frontispiece
Preface
Introduction
Pt. 1The Vision of Reverence for Life
1Albert Schweitzer at the Beginning of the Millennium3
2Affirming Reverence for Life22
Pt. 2Albert Schweitzer on Reverence for Life
3Letters, 1902-190539
4First Sermon on Reverence for Life62
5The Philosophy of Civilization70
6Memoirs of Childhood and Youth91
7Out of My Life and Thought108
8The Ethics of Reverence for Life124
Pt. 3Assessing Reverence for Life
9Albert Schweitzer's Reverence for Life141
10The Assessment of the Life and Thought of Albert Schweitzer in Germany and Africa146
11The Significance of Reverence for Life Today159
12Rethinking Reverence for Life166
13Jainism and Ethics184
14Albert Schweitzer, Jainism, and Reverence for Life207
15The Legacy of Albert Schweitzer's Quest of the Historical Jesus246
16The Sermon on the Mount256
Pt. 4Reverence for Life and Education
17Teaching Reverence for Life271
18Student Essays on Albert Schweitzer and Reverence for Life282
Notes309
Bibliography325
Index333

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