War Is Not Inevitable: On the Psychology of War and Aggression

War Is Not Inevitable: On the Psychology of War and Aggression

by Henri Parens

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780739195284
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 07/22/2014
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Henri Parens, FACPsa, is professor of psychiatry at Jefferson Medical College as well as training and supervising analyst at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Vamık D. Volkan
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction

PART I: FREUD’S ANSWER TO EINSTEIN WAS WRONG
Chapter 1: The Problem with Freud’s Answer to Einstein’s “Why War?”
Chapter 2: Why I Say Freud’s Answer Was “Wrong”

PART II: CONSCIOUS AND UNCONSCIOUS
PSYCHOLOGICAL DETERMINANTS OF HUMAN CONFLICT
Chapter 3: Human Narcissism
Chapter 4: Pathways from Narcissism to Human Conflict
Chapter 5: Determinants of Prejudice

PART III: REACTIVITIES, EXPLANATIONS & RATIONALIZATIONS
Chapter 6: Conflict-Causing Human Reactivities
Chapter 7: Post-Conflict Human Reactivities
Chapter 8: Explanations and Rationalizations

PART IV: WHAT WE CAN DO: DIRECTIONS OLD AND NEW
Chapter 9: What We Can Do–Part 1
Chapter 10: What We Can Do–Part 2

Addendum: Freud’s Evolving Theory of Aggression
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

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