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On Courage

Author : Geoffrey Scarre
ISBN : 9781136973314
Genre : Philosophy
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What is courage and why is it one of the oldest and most universally admired virtues? How is it relevant in the world today, and what contemporary forms does it take? In this insightful and crisply written book, Geoffrey Scarre examines these questions and many more. He begins by defining courage, asking how it differs from fearlessness, recklessness and fortitude, and why people are often more willing to ascribe it to others than to avow it for themselves. He also asks whether courage can serve bad ends as well as good, and whether it can sometimes promote confrontation over compromise and dialogue. On Courage explores the ideas of Aristotle, Aquinas and many later philosophers who have written about courage, as well as drawing on classic and recent examples of courage in politics and fiction, including the German anti-Nazi "White Rose Movement", the modern phenomenon of "whistle-blowing", and Stephen Crane’s The Red Badge of Courage.
Category: Philosophy

Return On Courage

Author : Ryan Berman
ISBN : 9781626346161
Genre : Business & Economics
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Unlock Courage What do an astronaut, a Navy SEAL, the cofounder of Method, the former VP of communications at Apple, and the president of Domino’s all have in common? Ryan Berman spent three years shadowing the most courageous people and leaders on the planet to find out what they have done to accomplish liberating personal or business feats. ​ Fifty-two percent of Fortune 500 companies from the year 2000 are now extinct, and 80 percent of all start-ups will fail within their first 18 months. Yet there’s a lack of urgency to address this callous reality across the board in most organizations. And the solution can be unlocked with courage. Return on Courage (ROC) is the go-to courage instructional manual that helps readers attack and shrink business fears head-on. They will learn how to relentlessly play offense, drive change, and transform into a Courage Brand®. ROC can be the secret weapon to innovating new products and services, maximizing ROI, and revolutionizing their industry.
Category: Business & Economics

Quotes On Courage

Author : Dr Purushothaman
Genre : Self-Help
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In this short volume “Quotes on Courage” the reader can find the most useful Quotes & Sayings about Courage in Life. Courage & Confidence are highly essential in Our Life. Without adequate courage, we cannot succeed in Our Life. The selected Qutoes on Courage, presented in this Book will definitely activate the Courage of the reader. With these few words we are presenting this title “Quotes on Courage” for everybody.
Category: Self-Help

On Courage

Author : The Sebastopol Project
ISBN : 9781472129185
Genre : History
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On Courage is a collection of twenty-eight moving and inspirational stories of valour displayed by recipients of the Victoria Cross and George Cross. WITH CONTRIBUTIONS FROM: Alexander Armstrong, Baroness Hale, Bear Grylls, Bill Beaumont, Bobby Charlton, Katherine Grainger, Kelly Holmes, Derek Jacobi, Eddie Redmayne, Frank Bruno, Geoffrey Palmer, Jeremy Irons, Joanna Kavenna, Joanna Lumley, John Simpson, Joseph Calleja, Julian Fellowes, Kate Adie, Ken Dodd, Margaret MacMillan, Mark Pougatch, Mary Berry, Michael Whitehall and Jack Whitehall, Miranda Hart, Richard Chartres, Tom Ward, Will Greenwood, and Willie Carson. From RAF flight engineer Norman Jackson, who climbed out onto the wing of a Lancaster bomber in flight to put out a fire, using a twisted parachute as a rope, on the night his first child was born; children's writer turned Assistant Section Officer Noor Inayat-Khan, who was the first female operator to infiltrate occupied France and refused to abandon what had become the most dangerous post in the country; to Irish seaman and Antarctic explorer Tom Crean, who struck out alone for a supply depot during Captain Scott's expedition to the South Pole to save the life of his ailing companion, these courageous men and women are an inspiration to us all. Written by leading historians and authors Tom Bromley, Saul David, Paul Garlington, James Holland and Dr Spencer Jones, these incredible accounts tell of the recipients' determination and selfless actions in times of war. Each story is introduced by a public figure, including Mary Berry, Bear Grylls, Sir Bobby Charlton, Joanna Lumley, Eddie Redmayne and the late Sir Ken Dodd.
Category: History

Bible Thoughts On Courage

Author : Agnes de Bezenac
ISBN : 9781623875268
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Beauty Bear learns a lesson on courage, as she experiences something new and different. "Be strong and of a good courage. Don’t be afraid, for God is with you." Deuteronomy 31:6. Suggested for ages 6 and under. For more kids products and free downloads, visit our website at www.icharacter.org
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Gifford On Courage

Author : Frank Gifford
ISBN : 0553106996
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Category: Biography & Autobiography

On Courage

Author : Eric Greitens
ISBN : OCLC:35009955
Genre : Courage
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Category: Courage

Washington On Courage

Author : George Washington
ISBN : 9781620873908
Genre : Self-Help
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George Washington was the senior officer of the colonial forces during the first stages of the French and Indian War, the commander in chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution, the man who presided over the Constitutional Convention that drafted the United States Constitution, and the first president of what became the United States of America; is it any wonder we look to this brave and forward-thinking man for inspiration on how to live with courage and honor? Including letters to friends and foes during the French and Indian War and the American Revolution, orders and instructions to the troops, and speeches he gave during his life, collected here are essays and advice by George Washington on living a courageous life.
Category: Self-Help

Civility Compassion And Courage In Schools Today

Author : Patricia Kohler-Evans
ISBN : 9781475809770
Genre : Education
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Using the authors’ “Model of Influence,” a four level hierarchy, they suggest that students can be taught to be more civil, compassionate, and courageous, and can move from developing a consciousness about these attributes into embracing influence and taking bold action.
Category: Education