CICS 401 - International Studies Advanced Seminar
Section: 001 Psych Aspects of War and Peace
Term: WN 2008
Subject: International and Comparative Studies (CICS)
Department: LSA II: International Institute
Credits:
3
Enforced Prerequisites:
Junior standing or above.
Other Course Info:
CICS 401 can be counted only once for credit toward the Academic Minor in International Studies.
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This seminar is open to all international studies minors who are second-semester juniors or seniors. In 1933, Albert Einstein and Sigmund Freud exchanged letters on the topic, "Why War?" People have asked this question since the beginning of recorded history. Many academic disciplines have contributed to our understanding of why wars happen: for example: what is the "psychological meaning" or psychological significance of war? What motives drive countries, and people, thus to organize and attempt to kill each other? To what extent do wars result from mistakes of perception and misjudgments? And could our social relationships and cultural institutions somehow drive us to war? Can any or all of these psychological forces be controlled or "tamed"? How?

CICS 401 - International Studies Advanced Seminar
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