Jung and the Making of Modern Psychology: The Dream of a Science

Jung and the Making of Modern Psychology: The Dream of a Science

by Sonu Shamdasani
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521831458

ISBN-13: 9780521831451

Pub. Date: 12/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

After decades of myth making, C.G. Jung remains one of the most misunderstood figures in Western intellectual history. This comprehensive study of the origins of his psychology provides a new perspective on the rise of modern psychology and psychotherapy. It reconstructs the reception of Jung's work in the human sciences, and its impact on the social and intellectual…  See more details below

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After decades of myth making, C.G. Jung remains one of the most misunderstood figures in Western intellectual history. This comprehensive study of the origins of his psychology provides a new perspective on the rise of modern psychology and psychotherapy. It reconstructs the reception of Jung's work in the human sciences, and its impact on the social and intellectual history of the twentieth century. The book creates a basis for any future discussion of Jung by opening new vistas in psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521831451
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2003
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
List of abbreviations
Note on translations
Prologue: "The most cursed dilettante"1
1The individual and the universal29
2Night and day100
3Body and soul163
4The ancient in the modern271
References353
Index378

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