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Understanding Jung Understanding Yourself

1st Edition

By Peter O'Connor


196 pages

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First published in 1985 this was the first introduction to Jung which related his theories to our everyday lives.

Discover through this highly readable book that Jung’s views provide a full understanding of the concerns and anxieties of today. Sigmund Freud spoke to the generations who experienced the anxiety of sexual guilt and repression. Carl Jung speaks to our generation, who seek self-knowledge and a deeper understanding of life. This book outlines Jung’s theories and how we experience them in our personal relationships, marriages and dreams. It describes Jung’s eight psychological types and his thinking on the Self, alchemy, archetypes and the collective unconscious.

Imperative for those who wish to gain insight into Jung and their own psyche.

Table of Contents

Preface. Abbreviations 1. Carl Gustav Jung and the Jungian Perspective 2. The Nature and Structure of the Psyche. Part 1: The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious 3. The Nature and Structure of the Psyche Part 2: Personal Unconscious 4. Psychological Types 5. Self and the Individuation Process 6. Alchemy 7. Anima and Animus 8. Marriage 9. Dreams and Symbols 10. Conclusion. Suggestions for Further Reading. Index.

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Jung

Routledge Library Editions: Jung brings together as one set, or individual volumes, a series of previously out-of-print titles, originally published between 1927 and 1993. Covering a variety of areas this set reflects the continued interest in Jung and analytical psychology, showing how Jungian theory can have influence in many walks of life. It provides in one place a number of reference sources from a range of authors, showing the development of Jung’s theories over time.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / Jungian