The first draft of nearly half this present volume was printed in the Psychological Bulletin (Vol. XV, No. 11). This part was somewhat radically revised, and the substance of the volume as it now stands was given in weekly lectures in Clark University during the year 1918-19.
I hope that this concise survey of these very diverse fields may be considered as a plea for a new and more inclusive standard of the evaluation of not only individuals but of human organizations, and I would fain hope it may be worthy of a place as a textbook in some of our higher institutions of learning, perhaps in place of the types of ethics now in use. Our ideals of conscience, honor, and morals generally have not accomplished all we have hoped for. Why not try the standard of Morale here suggested as more fitting for the conditions of modern life?
I have been much aided in this work by the Librarian of the University, Dr. Louis N. Wilson, who has collected for our Library some 7,700 books and pamphlets on the war, besides 2,200 not yet catalogued, 312 serials which are not complete, 253
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Publication information: Book title: Morale, the Supreme Standard of Life and Conduct. Contributors: G. Stanley Hall - Author. Publisher: D. Appleton. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1920. Page number: v.
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