The significance of unasked questions in the study of conflict

Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 7 (1-4):318 – 327 (1964)
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Abstract

It is imperative that creative techniques be designed for the conduct of active conflict. The failure to explore alternatives to violent force is fostered by an inbred literature which is preoccupied with descriptive analyses of small group conflict or with policy and the implications of nuclear warfare. An entirely new concept is required based upon the union of technique with theory. Psychoanalytic experience with intrapsychic conflict should be brought to bear upon problems of large-scale conflict in a manner not yet attempted. The central questions and their answers may require the fielding of an experimental corps to refine constructive techniques for engaging in conflict.

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