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The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious

2nd Edition

By C.G. Jung

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480 pages

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Description

The concept of 'Archteypes' and the hypothesis of 'A Collective Unconscious' are two of Jung's better known and most exciting ideas. In this volume - taken from the Collected Works and appearing in paperback for the first time - Jung describes and elaborates the two concepts.

Three essays establish the theoretical basis which are then followed by essays on specific archetypes. The relation of these to the process of individuation is examined in the last section. The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious is one of Jung's central works. There are many illustrations in full colour.

Reviews

An eloquent witness to Jung's greatness of mind and heart. His idea of th archetype involves profound attitudes towards man's existence and intimates values through which very many people have found a new significance in their lives. - Journal of Analytical Psychology

Table of Contents

Archetypes of the Collective Unconscious. The Concept of the Collective Unconscious. Concerning the Archetypes, with Special Reference to the Anima Concept. Psychological Aspects of the Mother Archetype. Concerning Rebirth. The Psychology of the Child Archetype. The Psychological Aspects of the Kore. The Phenomenology of the Spirit in Fairytales. On the Psychology of the Trickster-figure. Conscious, Unconscious, and Individuation. A Study in the Process of Individuation. Concerning Mandala Symbolism.

About the Series

Collected Works of C.G. Jung

The Collected Works of C. G. Jung is a multi-volume work containing the writings of psychiatrist Carl Jung.

Volume 1: Psychiatric Studies

Volume 2: Experimental Researches

Volume 3: Psychogenesis of Mental Disease

Volume 4: Freud and Psychoanalysis

Volume 5: Symbols of Transformation

Volume 6: Psychological Types

Volume 7: Two Essays on Analytical Psychology

Volume 8: Structure and Dynamics of the Psyche

Volume 9/1: The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious

Volume 9/2: Aion

Volume 10: Civilisation in Transition

Volume 11: Psychology and Religion

Volume 12: Psychology and Alchemy

Volume 13: Alchemical

Volume 14: Mysterium Coniunctionis

Volume 15: The Spirit of Man in Art and Literature

Volume 16: The Practice of Psychotherapy

Volume 17: The Development of Personality

Volume 18: The Symbolic Life

Volume 19: Bibliography

Volume 20: Index

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health
PSY045060
PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / Jungian