1st Edition

Living Archetypes The selected works of Anthony Stevens

By Anthony Stevens Copyright 2016
    210 Pages
    by Routledge

    210 Pages 5 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    This book presents papers from the course of Anthony Stevens' career, highlighting episodes in the progress of his quest to place archetypal theory on a sound scientific foundation. It is an invaluable resource for Jungian psychotherapists, psychologists, academics and students.

    General introduction 1. Personal introduction to Archetype: A Natural History of the Self (1982) 2. Attachment behaviour, separation anxiety, and stranger anxiety in polymatrically reared infants, from The Origins of Human Social Relations, edited by H.R. Schaffer (1971) 3. The mother, from Archetype: A Natural History of the Self (1982) 4. On the frustration of archetypal intent, from Archetype: A Natural History of the Self (1982) 5. Attenuation of the mother-child bond and male initiation into adult life, Journal of Adolescence (1981) 6. The stages of life, Chapter 3 of Jung: A Very Short Introduction (1994/2001) 7. From The Two Million-Year-Old Self (1993) 8. Jungian therapy in theory and practice, excerpt from The Talking Cure (2013) 9. The poetry machine, from Private Myths: Dreams and Dreaming (1995) 10. Dreams in therapy, from Private Myths: Dreams and Dreaming (1995) 11. From Ariadne’s Clue: A Guide to the Symbols of Humankind (1998) 12. From The Archetypes, Chapter 3 of The Handbook of Jungian Psychology: Theory, Practice and Applications, edited by Renos K. Papadopoulos (2006) 13. From The Roots of War and Terror (2004) 14. Personal afterword, from Archetype Revisited (2002) 15. Towards a science of humanity, from Evolutionary Psychiatry (2000)


    Anthony Stevens has spent his professional life working as a Jungian analyst, psychiatrist, and writer. He is a graduate of Oxford University and in addition to a Doctorate in Medicine has two degrees in Psychology. He is a Senior Member of the Independent Group of Analytical Psychologists and a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. His previous books include Archetype Revisited: An Updated Natural History of the Self and Evolutionary Psychiatry: A New Beginning, with John Price.