Jung--The Key Ideas: A Teach Yourself Guide

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More than 60 million Teach Yourself products sold worldwide
A simple way to understand the complex ideas of Jung

Jung--The Key Ideas will quickly familiarize you with the revolutionary thinking of this famous man. It will teach you all the essential concepts, from the collective unconscious to archetypes in dreams. Expressing Jung's sometimes complex ideas in simple terms, ...

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Overview

More than 60 million Teach Yourself products sold worldwide
A simple way to understand the complex ideas of Jung

Jung--The Key Ideas will quickly familiarize you with the revolutionary thinking of this famous man. It will teach you all the essential concepts, from the collective unconscious to archetypes in dreams. Expressing Jung's sometimes complex ideas in simple terms, and backed up with references to his own texts, this book gives you everything you need to know.

Includes:

  • One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started
  • Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience
  • Tests in the book to keep track of one's progress
  • Coverage of all the key ideas, from the anima and animus to the collective unconscious
  • Explanations of complex concepts in plain, simple terms

Topics includes: Jung's life and career; Early influences; Jung's inner world; Exploring the psyche; The journey of the psyche; Dreams and symbols; The personality and relationships; The esoteric and the paranormal; Religion and spirituality; Jung the visionary

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071754866
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/11/2011
  • Series: Teach Yourself Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 961,977
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.80 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Meet the Author

Ruth Snowden first became interested in the works of Jung while studying for her BSc degree in Psychology at the University of Birmingham. She went on to set up a complementary therapy practice offering personal development. In 1998, her first book, Working with Dreams, was published, her research for which led her back into the realms of Jung. She currently is a full-time writer.
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Table of Contents

Introduction/1. Jung's life and career/2. Early influences/3. Jung's inner world/4. Exploring the psyche/5. The journey of the psyche/6. Dreams and symbols/7. The personality and relationships/8. The esoteric and the paranormal/9. Religion and spirituality/10. Jung the visionary/Glossary/Taking it further
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