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Jung and Phenomenology

1st Edition

By Roger Brooke


224 pages

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Hardback: 9780415048576
pub: 1991-05-02
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Jung called himself a phenomenologist, yet the significance of this remark has been largely ignored. Brooke takes the fundamental concepts of analytical psychology and re-interprets them within a phenomenological framework in order to provide a new understanding of Jung's writings. Anyone with a serious interest in analytical psychology or existential phenomenology will need to take account of this book.


`This book is, quite simply, a brilliant and original phenomenological reading of Jungian psychology.' - The Humanistic Psychologist

`Brookes's book reveals a profound understanding of the spirit of Jung's thought.' - The San Francisco Institute Library Journal

`Brooke's work is a tremendous achievement … and must stand our as one of the few books in the vast plethora of recent Jungian literature to examine radically the basis of analytical psychology' - Harvest

Table of Contents

Chapter One Introduction Summary Outline of the book Chapter Two Overview of Jung's Psyhcology Chapter Three Jung's Method in the Light of Phenomenology Chapter Four A Critical Discussion of Jung's Experience in Africa Chapter Five Psyche, and the Structure of Experience Chapter Six The Self and Individuation Chapter Seven Conscious and Unconscious Chapter Eight Archetypes Chapter Nine A Clinical Study Chapter Ten An Integraiton of Themes Notes

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health
PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / Jungian