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The roots of moral courage

Following through on moral and ethical decision-making (Practice M2) in the face of fear requires more than moral reasoning abilities. UC Irvine professor and Pulitzer Prize nominee Kristen Renwick Monroe describes moral courage as an outcome of empathy and altruism.

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   20 minutes

   By: Greater Good Science Center, Kristen Renwick Monroe

   Educator-prep | Lifelong learners


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