The Value of Courage

Nordic Academic Press (2003)
Abstract
Combining in-depth analysis with strikingly apt examples of the role that courage plays in the life of human beings, this major contribution to moral philosophy argues that courage is necessary to personal achievement as well as to the common good of a civic community. Bauhn insists that courage is necessary for reinforcing people's understanding of themselves as autonomous agents, which is in turn necessary for countering widespread feelings of alienation and depression. He defines courage as the ability to confront fear, but crucially distinguishes a variety of fears that give rise to different types of courage
Keywords Courage  Ethics
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Call number BJ1533.C8.B35 2003
ISBN(s) 9189116623
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Matthew Pianalto (2012). Moral Courage and Facing Others. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 20 (2):165-184.
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