Jung's principle interest was in the psychology of Western men and women. The son of a pastor, he was also deeply interested in their religious life and development. This selection of his writings enables us to understand his interpretation of Western religion as central to his psychological...
Published December 2nd 2013 by Routledge
Essays on the Myth of the Divine Child and the Mysteries of Eleusis, 2nd Edition
Series: Routledge Classics
When Carl Jung and Carl Kerenyi got together to collaborate on this book, their aim was to elevate the study of mythology to a science. Kerenyi wrote on two of the most ubiquitous myths, the Divine Child and The Maiden, supporting the core 'stories' with both an introduction and a conclusion. Jung...
Published October 11th 2001 by Routledge
At least three major questions can be asked of myth: what is its subject matter? What is its origin? What is its function? Theories of myth may differ in the answers they give to any of these questions, but more basically they may also differ on which of the questions they ask. C.G. Jung's theory...
Published September 24th 1998 by Routledge
Unavailable for many years the famous Freud/Jung Letters are now back in print. As historical documents the letters reflect the early struggles of Freud and Jung in gaining acceptance for analysis. The two exchange candid opinions on their colleagues, plan strategies for the advancement of their...
Published January 5th 1995 by Routledge
Notes of the Seminar given in 1934-1939 by C.G.Jung
As a young man growing up near Basel, Jung was fascinated and disturbed by tales of Nietzsche's brilliance, eccentricity, and eventual decline into permanent psychosis. These volumes, the transcript of a previously unpublished private seminar, reveal the fruits of his initial curiosity: Nietzsche's...
Published October 5th 1989 by Routledge
Jung was by temperament sympathetic to the Eastern attitude of introversion and to the idea of 'the God inside'. He understood the Eastern emphasis on detachment and inner vision, and his lifelong interest in Eastern religion and philosophy is clear from his earliest work. This selection presents...
Published October 23rd 1986 by Routledge
An Acausal Connecting Principle
To Jung, synchonicity is a meaningful coincidence in time, a psychic factor which is independant of space and time. This revolutionary concept of synchronicity both challenges and complements the physicist's classical view of casualty. It also forces is to a basic reconsideration of the meaning of...
Published September 19th 1985 by Routledge
Series: Collected Works of C.G. Jung
Alchemy is central to Jung's hypothesis of the collective unconscious. In this volume he begins with an outline of the process and aims of psychotherapy, and then moves on to work out the analogies between alchemy, Christian dogma and symbolism and his own understanding of the analytic process....
Published December 31st 1980 by Routledge