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The Resource From Humility to Hubris among Scholars and Politicians : Exploring Expressions of Self-Esteem and Achievement

From Humility to Hubris among Scholars and Politicians : Exploring Expressions of Self-Esteem and Achievement

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From Humility to Hubris among Scholars and Politicians : Exploring Expressions of Self-Esteem and Achievement
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From Humility to Hubris among Scholars and Politicians
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Exploring Expressions of Self-Esteem and Achievement
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eng
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Achievement meritorious enough to generate discussion covers considerable territory. This book concentrates on one part of it: that inhabited by scholars and politicians. In their world self-esteem flowing from achievement is founded on expertise related to ideas, their generation, and their implementation
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From Humility to Hubris among Scholars and Politicians : Exploring Expressions of Self-Esteem and Achievement
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From Humility to Hubris among Scholars and Politicians : Exploring Expressions of Self-Esteem and Achievement
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Contents
  • Front Cover -- From Humility to Hubris among Scholars and Politicians -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Introduction -- Definition of Key Terms -- When Discussion of Achievement Is Abrasive -- The Immense Scope of Uncivil, Self-Centered Discourse -- Studying the Expression of Self-Esteem In Situ -- Conclusions -- Notes -- 2 Self-Esteem and Achievement -- The Nature of Modesty, Pride, and Conceit -- Achievement and Conversational Etiquette -- Structural Conditions -- Situational Conditions -- Conclusions: Scholars and Politicians -- Notes -- 3 Individualism and Individuality -- What Is Individuality? -- The Serious Leisure Perspective -- Serious Pursuits -- Devotee Work -- Project-Based Leisure -- Casual Leisure -- Becoming Individuated through Leisure and Work -- Step 1: Setting Preferences -- Step 2: Using Agency -- Step 3: Acquiring the Necessities -- Step 4: Finding Fulfillment -- Step 5: Maintaining Authenticity -- Step 6: Finding an Individuated Identity -- Selfishness -- Conceit -- Conclusions -- Notes -- 4 Big-Picture vis-à-vis Small-Picture Thinking -- Thinking Big and Small in Theory -- Thinking Big and Small in Practice -- Contextual Thinking in Scholarship -- Contextual Thinking in Politics -- Conceit, Hubris, and Context -- Selfishness, Altruism, and the Big Picture -- The Nature of Selfishness -- Social Interaction -- Confrontation -- Character -- Conclusion: Political Selfishness and Contextual Fallout -- Notes -- 5 Tolerance and Compromise -- The Development of Tolerance -- The Nature of Tolerance -- What Is Tolerated? -- Types of Tolerance -- Tolerance and Indifference -- Why Tolerate? -- Tolerable Differences -- Compromise -- Tolerance and Compromise among Politicians -- Democracy without Tolerance and Compromise -- Tolerance and Compromise: Just How Passive? -- Conclusions -- Notes -- 6 Conclusions
  • Modesty, Pride, and Conceit -- Individualism and Individuality -- Self-Directed Learning -- Big Picture/Small Picture -- Politics -- Tolerance and Compromise -- 2017 and Beyond -- Notes -- References -- Index
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