What is moral courage? Definition, explication, and classification of a complex construct.

@inproceedings{Osswald2010WhatIM,
  title={What is moral courage? Definition, explication, and classification of a complex construct.},
  author={S. Osswald and Tobias Greitemeyer and Peter Fischer and D. Frey},
  year={2010}
}
Consider the following two instances of prosocial behavior. The first took place in Munich, Germany, January 13, 2001: About 20 Nazi skinheads harassed a young Greek and started to beat him up in a most brutal way. Five young Turks witnessed the situation and decided to intervene. Risking their own lives, they were able to save the disabled and blood-stained victim from being beaten to death. The second instance occurred in Asia: After the big tsunami wave in Southeast Asia in December 2004… Expand
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