Contribution to Book
Setting the Scene: The Rise and Coalescence of Heroism ScienceHandbook of Heroism and Heroic Leadership (2017)
This opening chapter of the Handbook of Heroism and Heroic Leadership offers insights and inspiration about the zenith of human behavior. The contributions to this volume offer a sturdy foundations for the development of a multidisciplinary and even transdisciplinary perspective on the antecedents and consequences of heroic behavior. In aggregate, these chapters chart the landscape of what we currently know about heroism-related phenomena, covering a panoply of human experiences. The chapters encompass such diverse topics as courage, empathy, resilience, hope, meaning, purpose, spirituality, morality, altruism, character strengths, wisdom, development, regeneration, and transformation.
- heroic leadership,
- positive psychology,
EditorS. T. Allison, G. R. Goethals, R. M. Kramer
Citation InformationScott T. Allison, George R. Goethals and Roderick M. Kramer. "Setting the Scene: The Rise and Coalescence of Heroism Science" New YorkHandbook of Heroism and Heroic Leadership (2017)
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