1 National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” (Kyiv, Ukraine)
Received: October 4, 2019 / Accepted: October 25, 2019 / Published: November 10, 2019
The logic of forming a moral conceptcompares the ideas of “concordism” by Volodymyr Vynnychenko and Albert Schweitzer’s (1875-1965) concept of “reverence for life.” Arguably, unlike Vynnychenko, Schweitzer sought the highest philosophical truth, first of all, to turn it into realityhimself, to achieve a spiritual connection with the Universethrough the ethics of reverence for life. For Schweitzer, to become moral means to become truly thinking, to do good for the afflicted is an internal need, the leitmotif of his whole life.
Keywords: themoral position, Volodymyr Vynnychenko, Albert Schweitzer, eudaimonism, concordism, balance, new ethics, honesty with oneself, will, morality, reverence for life
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