2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Oct 24, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PL 240 - Philosophical Perspectives: The Psychology of War and Peace

(3.00 cr.)

Taking its bearings from the psychoanalytic theory of the unconscious, this course explores key features of war and peace. Topics include the frequently excessive character of violence, the blind obedience to authority, the demonization of enemies, the roles of gender and national identity in warfare, and the special psychological challenges of making peace.

Prerequisite: PL 201 .
Interdisciplinary Studies: IPJ

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