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EO-10205-69

Wartburg College (Waverly, IA 50677-2200)
Robert Dell (Project Director: 06/01/1969 to present)

Experimental General Education Course in War and Peace

Interdisciplinary course on War and Peace to be team-taught by 3 professors, representing natural science, the social sciences, and the humanities. ABSTRACT: Development of an interdisciplinary course on War and Peace to be team-taught by 3 professors, representing the natural science, the social sciences, and the humanities. Moving from microcosm to macrocosm, man and animals will be studied in the light of psychological insight into frustration, aggression, and conflict. Sociological theory will then be added to see whether conflict is "built into" the institution and society which man constructs. Historical study of contemporary wars, scientific date on thermonuclear and biological warfare, the "just war" concept, and non0violent alternatives to war will all be studied. Course consist of weekly lectures and discussion sections. Course to be required of all students; taken during junior or senior years. Funds for salaries, travel, supplies, consultant fees.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Institutional Planning and Development

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$6,030 (approved)
$6,030 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1969 – 8/31/1969