Core Concepts in Heroism Science, Volume Two

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Core Concepts in Heroism Science, Volume Two

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The burgeoning science of heroism continues to evolve and illuminate the myriad ways that heroes are created and transform society. This volume sheds light on a set of core concepts about heroism. Adopting a psychological perspective, the authors of this volume—all senior psychology majors at the University of Richmond—provide a compelling analysis of the genesis of heroism, the socio-cultural underpinnings of heroism, and the sublime nature of heroism.

Among the core concepts investigated in this volume are moral modeling, anti-heroism, cultural influences, scientific heroism, heroic transformation, heroic mentorship, underdog heroism, martyrdom, contextual heroism, and tragic heroism.

ISBN

9798650178880

Publication Date

2020

Publisher

Palsgrove

City

Richmond

DOI

10.26736/sacore22020

Keywords

heroism, heroes, heroic leadership, heroic transformation, psychology of heroism

School

School of Arts and Sciences

Department

Psychology

Disciplines

Psychology | Sociology

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Read the introduction to the book by linking to the Look Inside link on Amazon.

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