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THE PSYCHOLOGY OF WAR: Comprehending Its Mystique and Its Madness

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Psychotherapist LeShan (The Dilemma of Psychology, 1990, etc.) digs into the causes of—and cures for—war. LeShan rejects all conventional explanations for the existence of war, including those based on genetic inheritance (as championed by Robert Ardrey), innate destructive tendencies (Freud), lust for power (Nietzsche), or economic gain (Marx). War, LeShan believes, springs from the tension ... Read full review

The Psychology of War: Comprehending Its Mystique and Its Madness

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The author of 11 books on psychology, including the recent Cancer as a Turning Point ( LJ 4/15/89), Shan turns here to the question of war. He centers his explanation on the psychological phenomenon ... Read full review


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