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Leadership: Moral Sources

James L. Heft S.M.

in Catholic High Schools: Facing the New Realities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199796656
eISBN:
9780199919352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796656.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the moral dimensions of leadership in Catholic schools. The chapter unfolds in two steps. First, it offers a description of four moral virtues—prudence, justice, fortitude, ... More


Affirming Cosmopolitanism? Chineseness and the Chinese Museum of Queensland

Tseen Khoo

in China Abroad: Travels, Subjects, Spaces

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099456
eISBN:
9789882206687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099456.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

In this context of renewed, often parochial, assertions of Australian identity, examining racialized heritage sites allows the interrogation of the limits of the contemporary appreciation of ... More


Edifying Tales

Edward Larrissy

in The Blind and Blindness in Literature of the Romantic Period

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632817
eISBN:
9780748651696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632817.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter takes a look at the condition of the blind, and also examines some stories where blind characters demonstrate fortitude and dramatise ethical and spiritual questions. It notes that while ... More


Conclusion: Dignity

Perry N. Halkitis

in Out in Time: The Public Lives of Gay Men from Stonewall to the Queer Generation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190686604
eISBN:
9780190942151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686604.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The lives of gay men in the United States across time and generations are shaped by numerous burdens predicated on the challenge of coming out, a condition that permeates their lifetimes. After first ... More


Imfobe: The Reach for Moral Principles

Pamela Reynolds

in War in Worcester: Youth and the Apartheid State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823243099
eISBN:
9780823250790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243099.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

I suggest in this chapter that in order to lead the fight and sustain their commitment and interdependence, the young men had to hold to moral tenets and attain certain levels of consciousness that ... More


The princely head

Irene O'Daly

in John of Salisbury and the medieval Roman renaissance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526109491
eISBN:
9781526132338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109491.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter opens with a treatment of two of the cardinal virtues - fortitude and justice - virtues which have particular relevance for the prince. It suggests that, just as the good prince is ... More


The Economy of the Household

Albert Borgmann

in Real American Ethics: Taking Responsibility for Our Country

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226066349
eISBN:
9780226066356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226066356.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter analyzes the economy of Thomas Jefferson and Frank Lloyd Wright and the way it supported the virtues of their families, the virtues of friendship, wisdom, and grace. It argues that ... More


Epic and the Lexicon of Violence: Gregorio Hernández de Velasco’s Translation of Aeneid 2 and Cervantes’s Numancia

Stephen Rupp

in Virgil and his Translators

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198810810
eISBN:
9780191847950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810810.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter’s discussion of Hernández de Velasco’s Eneyda de Virgilio traducida en verso castellano provides an understanding of the role translations of ancient epics played in the Renaissance. ... More


Humility and Human Flourishing

Michael W. Austin

in Humility and Human Flourishing: A Study in Analytic Moral Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198830221
eISBN:
9780191869792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830221.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter explores several ways in which humility is conducive to human flourishing. It claims that humility is rational, benefits its possessor, and contributes to its possessor being good qua ... More


On Hope

Charles Pinches

in Virtues and Their Vices

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199645541
eISBN:
9780191744549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645541.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

As Aquinas notes, ‘hope’ names a natural passion shared with other animals; it moves us toward some future possible, but arduous, good. The related theological virtue builds on this, strengthening us ... More


Fortitude and the Conflict of Frameworks

Daniel McInerny

in Virtues and Their Vices

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199645541
eISBN:
9780191744549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645541.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This essay considers three versions of the virtue from three very different social milieus. First is the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf, which provides the defining characteristics of a pre-Christian or ... More


Fortitude: Living in the Light of Our Knowledge

Susan James

in Spinoza on Learning to Live Together

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198713074
eISBN:
9780191781438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198713074.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Philosophical understanding, as Spinoza conceives of it, enhances our capacity to live together by generating what Spinoza calls fortitude, the power to act as our understanding dictates. The essay ... More


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