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The courage of ignorance

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Published by E.P. Dutton & co., inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Courage.

  • About the Edition

    First Edition

    Edition Notes

    Statementby William Lyon Phelps.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1533.C8 P5 1933b
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Pagination59, [1] p.
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6297851M
    LC Control Number33033889
    OCLC/WorldCa2788328

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      I like the sense of courage as not the ignorance of fear or concern, but rather the awareness of something bigger than oneself, and acts (big . Such willful ignorance [on the part of McCandless] amounts to disrespect for the land, and paradoxically demonstrates the same sort of arrogance that resulted in the Exxon Valdez Spill—just another case of underprepared, over-confident men bumbling around out there and screwing up because they lacked requisite humility McCandless’s contrived asceticism and a pseudoliterary stance.

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This book contains William Lyon Phelps's philosophical essay on courage and ignorance. It explores the meaning and interpretation of the courage and of ignorance and how the two so often go hand in hand.

Full to the brim with wisdom, not just from Phelps himself, but with the aid of quotes and extracts from an array of well know authors such as Author: William Lyon Phelps.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Phelps, William Lyon, Courage of ignorance. New York, E.P. Dutton & co., inc. [] (OCoLC)   The term “Courage of an ignorant” is a Turkish expression which is used when someone does something without thinking about it too much.-How could you do that?-Oh it’s just courage of an ignorant Forgive me for not being able to translate it properly, and let me bring you the actual story.

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Prayer Books of the day were prayers to be said at the bedside of the sick and the dying. Catholic-Protestant Tension Catherine felt the burden of her own ignorance of religious truth beyond all but an elementary level.

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