Animal Presences (James Hillman Uniform Edition Series #9)

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Since the 1980s James Hillman, the best-selling author and founder of

Archetypal Psychology has written and lectured extensively on the

presence of animals in our conscious and unconscious lives. Volume 9

of the Uniform Edition of the Writings of James Hillman unites, for

the first time, his papers and lectures on the subjects of animals,

including "Animal Kingdom in the Human Dream" (1982), "Dream

Animals" (1997), "Culture and the Animal Soul" (1994/1997), and

"Learning from Animals" (1999).

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780882145884
  • Publisher: Spring
  • Publication date: 2/28/2008
  • Series: James Hillman Uniform Edition Series, #9
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 1,032,180
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

The pioneering imaginative psychology of James Hillman that soon will span five decades has entered cultural history, affecting lives and minds in a wide range of fields. For the creativity of his thinking, the originator of Archetypal Psychology and author of A Terrible Love of War; The Soul's Code; and The Force of Character has received many honors, including the Medal of the Presidency of the Italian Republic. He has held distinguished lectureships at Yale, Princeton, Chicago, and Syracuse Universities, and his books have been translated into some twenty languages. The American public showed its appreciation of his approach to psychology by placing his book, The Soul's Code, at the top of the bestseller list of serious works of nonfiction. Of his many books, Spring
Publications has published Anima, Loose Ends, Archetypal Psychology:

A Brief Account, Pan and the Nightmare, Suicide and the Soul,

Insearch, Oedipus Variations (with Karl Kerényi), The Thought of the

Heart and the Soul of the World, Inter Views, and Lectures on Jung's

Typology (with Marie-Louise von Franz). He lives in Connecticut.

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Table of Contents

1 The Animal Kingdom in the Human Dream 9

2 Imagination is Bull 58

3 A Snake is not a Symbol 76

4 Horses and Heroes 80

5 The Rat 85

6 Lions and Tigers, or why there are two Great Cats 88

7 Going Bugs 93

8 The Elephant in The Garden of Eden 128

9 You Dirty Dog! 150

10 Human Being as Animal Being: A Correspondence with John Stockwell 161

11 Animal Presence: A Conversation with Jonathan White 170

12 Let the Creatures Be: A Conversation with Thomas Moore 181

13 Now You See Them, Now You Don't: A Conversation Between the Author and the Artist 188

Source Notes 197

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