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Jung in the 21st Century Volume Two

Synchronicity and Science, 1st Edition

By John Ryan Haule


248 pages | 10 B/W Illus.

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This second volume explores Jung’s understanding of synchronicity and argues that it offers an important contribution to contemporary science. Whilst the scientific world has often ignored Jung’s theories as being too much like mysticism, Haule argues that what the human psyche knows beyond sensory perception is extremely valuable.

Divided into two parts, areas of discussion include:

  • shamanism and mastery
  • border zones of exact science
  • meditation, parapsychology and psychokinesis

Jung in the 21st Century Volume Two: Synchronicity and Science will, like the first volume, be an invaluable resource for all those in the field of analytical psychology, including students of Jung, psychoanalysts and psychotherapists with an interest in the meeting of Jung and science.

Table of Contents

Jung’s Challenge to Science. Part I: Shamanism and the Mastery of Altered States. Jung on the Mastery of Altered States. The Nature of Shamanism. Mastery of Shamanic States of Consciousness. Shamanic Mastery: Ayahuasqueros in the Amazon. Meditation and Mastery. Part II: The Border Zones of Exact Science. The Lawful Irrationality of Synchronicity. The Promise of Parapsychology. Seeing at a Distance and Its Mastery. Psychokinesis: Mind and Matter. A Crisis of Metaphysics. Darwin’s Dilemma: Evolution Needs a Psychoid Principle. Sketches of a Universal Psychoid Field. Vision and Reality.


About the Author

John Ryan Haule is a Jungian Analyst in private practice in Boston and a training analyst at the C.G Jung Institute, Boston.

Subject Categories

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