Archetypal Process: Self and Divine and Whitehead, Jung and Hillman

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Archetypal Process is a pioneering study linking the ideas of process philosophy, as developed by Alfred North Whitehead and Charles Hartshorne, with the archetypal psychology of C. G. Jung and James Hillman. This is the first work to examine the interconnections of these two modes of thought.

Archetypal Process examines the importance of cosmological thinking and the need to ground archetypal psychology in a metaphysical, philosophical framework. It treats the necessity for ...

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Overview


Archetypal Process is a pioneering study linking the ideas of process philosophy, as developed by Alfred North Whitehead and Charles Hartshorne, with the archetypal psychology of C. G. Jung and James Hillman. This is the first work to examine the interconnections of these two modes of thought.

Archetypal Process examines the importance of cosmological thinking and the need to ground archetypal psychology in a metaphysical, philosophical framework. It treats the necessity for symbol and myth, the nature of the spirit, and language as a metaphorical vehicle of thought, and finally, it adds a much-needed feminist perspective to the debate.

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This book continues the publisher's tradition of presenting serious essays on Jung's ideas and his school of analytic psychology. Nine major essays, solid treatment over a broad range of topics; includes book reviews. Highly recommended. Links the ideas of process philosophy, as developed by Alfred North Whitehead and Charles Hartshorne, with the archetypal psychology of C.G. Jung and James Hillman. Many of the 17 essays are from a March 1983 conference on process studies. Paper edition (unseen), $14.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780810108165
  • Publisher: Northwestern University Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1990
  • Pages: 290
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author


David Ray Griffin (born 1939) is an American retired professor of philosophy of religion and theology. Along with John B. Cobb, Jr., he founded the Center for Process Studies in 1973, a research center of Claremont School of Theology which seeks to promote the common good by means of the relational approach found in process thought.
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Table of Contents

Preface

Abbreviations

1. Introduction    Archetypal Psychology and Process Philosophy: Complementary Postmodern Movements
DAVID RAY GRIFFIN

2. Jung and Whitehead on Self and Divine: The Necessity for Symbol and Myth
GERALD H. SLUSSER

3. The Necessity for Symbol and Myth: A Literary Amplification
J'NAN MORSE SELLERY

4. Inspiration and Creativity: An Extension
GERALD H. SLUSSER

5. Once More: The Cavern beneath the Cave
STANLEY R. HOPPER

6. Eternal Objects and Archetypes, Past and Depth: A Response to Stanley Hopper
JOHN B. COBB, JR

7. Language as Metaphorical: A Reply to John Cobb
STANLEY R. HOPPER

8. Psychocosmetics and the Underworld Connection
CATHERINE KELLER

9. Psychocosmetics: A Jungian Response
ROBERT L. MOORE

10. Reconnecting: A Reply to Robert Moore
CATHERINE KELLER

11. The Mystique of the Nonrational and a New Spirituality
JAMES W. HEISIG

12. Imaginal Soul and Ideational Spirit: A Response to James Heisig
CHARLES E. WINQUIST

13. A Riposte
JAMES W. HEISIG

14. Back to Beyond: On Cosmology
JAMES HILLMAN

15. Back of "Back to Beyond" and Creeping Dichotomism
EDWARD S. CASEY

16. A Metaphysical Psychology to Un-Locke Our Ailing World
DAVID RAY GRIFFIN

17. Responses
JAMES HILLMAN

Notes on Contributors

Notes

Index

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