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Introducing Jung

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Swiss-born Carl Gustav Jung (1875and#150;1961) was one of the pioneers of psychology, largely responsible for the introduction of now-familiar psychological terms such as and#147;introvert,and#8221; and#147;extrovert,and#8221; and and#147;collective unconscious.and#8221; But in spite of this, Jung has often remained on the fringes of academic discourse. Seeking to understand Jung in view of not only his life, but also in light of his extensive reading and prolific writing, this new biography reclaims Jung as a major European thinker whose true significance has not been fully appreciated.

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Paul Bishop follows Jung from his early childhood to his years at the University of Basel and his close relationshipand#151;and eventual breakand#151;with Sigmund Freud. Exploring Jungand#8217;s ideas, Bishop takes up the psychiatristand#8217;s suggestion that and#147;the tragedies of Goetheand#8217;sand#160;Faustand#160;and Nietzscheand#8217;sand#160;Thus Spoke Zarathustraand#160;. . . mark the first glimmerings of a breakthrough of total experience in our Western hemisphere,and#8221; engaging with Jungand#8217;s scholarship to offer one of the fullest appreciations yet of his distinctive approach to culture. Bishop also considers the role that theand#160;Red Book, written between 1914 and 1930 but not published until 2009, played in the progression of Jungand#8217;s thought, allowing Bishop to provide a new assessment of this divisive personality. Jungand#8217;s attempt to synthesize the different parts of human life, Bishop argues, marks the man as one of the most important theorists of the twentieth century.

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Providing a compelling examination of the life of this highly influential figure, the concise and accessibleand#160;Carl Jungand#160;will find a place on the shelves of students, scholars, and both clinical and amateur psychologists alike.

Synopsis:

Carl Gustav Jung (1875and#150;1961), as well as being one of the pioneers of psychology, is one of the most controversial of thinkers: in spite of being largely responsible for the introduction of now-familiar psychological terms such as and#147;extrovertand#8221; or and#147;introvertand#8221;, Jung has often been sidelined, remaining on the fringes of academic discourse. In this new account Paul Bishop reclaims Jung as a major European thinker whose true significance, even now, is not fully appreciated.

Taking into account the role of Jungand#8217;s recently published Red Book in the progression of his thought, Carl Jung re-assesses this divisive personality, reading Jung in terms not only of his biography, but also in light of his extensive reading and output. Jung once remarked that and#147;the tragedies of Goetheand#8217;s Faust and Nietzscheand#8217;s Thus Spoke Zarathustra [. . .] mark the first glimmerings of a breakthrough of total experience in our Western hemisphere.and#8221; In this critical biography Bishop takes up this suggestion and engages with Jungand#8217;s scholarship in order to offer one of the fullest appreciations yet of his distinctive approach to culture. He finds in Jungand#8217;s attempt to synthesize all the different parts of human life an enterprise that marks him out as one of the most important theorists of the twentieth century.

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About the Author

Paul Bishop holds the William Jacks Chair of Modern Languages at the University of Glasgow and is the author of Reading Goethe at Midlife: Ancient Wisdom, German Classicism, and Jung and Jung's "Answer to Job": A Commentary.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations

Introduction: Biography and/as Poetry/Truth

1. A Child of Goethe

2. Secrets: Manikins and Pencil-cases in the Loft

3. Science or Spiritism?

4. Occultism, Psychoanalysis, and Beyond

5. Out with the New, in with the (Very) Old: From Psychoanalysis to Analytical Psychology

6. Back to the Future: Bollingen and Alchemy

7. A Voyage of Discovery to the Other Pole of the World

Conclusion: Jungand#8217;s Death and the Legacy of Analytical Psychology

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References

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Acknowledgements

Photo Acknowledgements

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781874166054
With:
McGuinness, Michael
Publisher:
Reaktion Books
Author:
Hyde, Maggie
Author:
Bishop, Paul
Location:
Cambridge England
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Methodology
Subject:
Psychoanalysis
Subject:
Social Scientists & Psychologists
Subject:
Psychoanalysts
Subject:
Methodology x
Subject:
Scientists & Psychologists
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Reaktion Books - Critical Lives
Series Volume:
vol. III, no. 1
Publication Date:
20140415
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
30 halftones
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.88 x 5 x 0.7 in

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Carl Gustav Jung (1875and#150;1961), as well as being one of the pioneers of psychology, is one of the most controversial of thinkers: in spite of being largely responsible for the introduction of now-familiar psychological terms such as and#147;extrovertand#8221; or and#147;introvertand#8221;, Jung has often been sidelined, remaining on the fringes of academic discourse. In this new account Paul Bishop reclaims Jung as a major European thinker whose true significance, even now, is not fully appreciated.

Taking into account the role of Jungand#8217;s recently published Red Book in the progression of his thought, Carl Jung re-assesses this divisive personality, reading Jung in terms not only of his biography, but also in light of his extensive reading and output. Jung once remarked that and#147;the tragedies of Goetheand#8217;s Faust and Nietzscheand#8217;s Thus Spoke Zarathustra [. . .] mark the first glimmerings of a breakthrough of total experience in our Western hemisphere.and#8221; In this critical biography Bishop takes up this suggestion and engages with Jungand#8217;s scholarship in order to offer one of the fullest appreciations yet of his distinctive approach to culture. He finds in Jungand#8217;s attempt to synthesize all the different parts of human life an enterprise that marks him out as one of the most important theorists of the twentieth century.

and#160;

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