Drives Toward War

TitleDrives Toward War
Year for Search1942
AuthorsTolman, Edward Chace (1856-1959)
Date Published1942
PublisherD. Appleton-Century Co
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Essay but includes a short conclusion called a utopia (100-12) describing the society necessary, from the point of view of a psychologist, for avoiding war. This society must not frustrate basic biological needs, encourage identification with “acceptable authority figures,” and create a “supranational state” to which people will feel more loyalty than to their nation-state (102).

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Author Note

The author (1856-1959) was Professor of Psychology at the University of California.

Full Text

1942 Tolman, Edward Chace (1856-1959). Drives Toward War. New York: D. Appleton-Century Co. MoU-St, PSt

Essay but includes a short conclusion called a utopia (100-12) describing the society necessary, from the point of view of a psychologist, for avoiding war. This society must not frustrate basic biological needs, encourage identification with “acceptable authority figures,” and create a “supranational state” to which people will feel more loyalty than to their nation-state (102). The author was Professor of Psychology at the University of California.