Evil became a central issue for Jung as he grew older. His early investigations of the place of evil in the mental processes of the severely disturbed led him to consider the concept of evil in greater depth when exploring the role of analysis in ethical and cultural transformation.
Jung on Evil brings together his important writings on good and evil. It includes his attempts to comprehend the worst excesses of the Second World War, as well as discussions about moral choices, conscience and the continual ethical reflection that is necessary for all of us.
Leading analyst Murray Stein provides a clear and concise introduction that gives an accessible account of Jung's ideas about evil. It will be invaluable to all those interested in the problems of ethics, religion and psychology in the modern world.
1. What is the source of evil? 2. What is the nature of evil? 3. What is the relation between good and evil? 4. How should human beings deal with evil? 5. Selections
In the Jung On series, leading scholars and analysts bring together a key selection of Jung’s writings on a broad range of topics. Books in the series establish a clear framework and include the most significant passages from across Jung’s oeuvre, enabling the reader to get the most out of the contents.