TITLE

THREE TYPES OF COURAGE

AUTHOR(S)
BENESCH, PHILIP
PUB. DATE
August 2013
SOURCE
Vital Speeches of the Day;Aug2013, Vol. 79 Issue 8, p254
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Speech
ABSTRACT
The article presents a commencement address by Philip Benesch, associate professor of political science at Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pennsylvania, at the college's May 11, 2013, graduation ceremony. He discusses liberal arts education and the nature of active global citizenship, citing three forms of courage that he says are necessary, the courage to criticize existing knowledge and ask questions, the courage to change oneself, and the courage of political dissent.
ACCESSION #
90424605

 

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