On Jung

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Anthony Stevens explores each phase of Jung's life, linking his personal and professional development with his theories of the life cycle, dream symbolism and the collective unconscious. He shows how, in all important respects, the analytical psychology devised by Jung grew out of his own psychology, and he examines such aspects as: the biological basis of Jung's ideas; the earlier psychologists who formed the background to his thought; the crucial but tormented relationship with Freud; Jung's model of the ...
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Overview

Anthony Stevens explores each phase of Jung's life, linking his personal and professional development with his theories of the life cycle, dream symbolism and the collective unconscious. He shows how, in all important respects, the analytical psychology devised by Jung grew out of his own psychology, and he examines such aspects as: the biological basis of Jung's ideas; the earlier psychologists who formed the background to his thought; the crucial but tormented relationship with Freud; Jung's model of the psyche; and the significance of archetypes like the anima and animus, the shadow and the Self. In a new chapter for this second edition, Anthony Stevens rebuts the well-publicized criticisms of Jung and Jungian analysis voiced in some recent publications.
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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Carl Jung's mother withdrew into depressive illness; his father, a pastor, lost his faith and suffered feelings of spiritual impotence. These influences, writes Stevens, made Jung ``a lifelong gnostic,'' an introspective quester who was driven to seek out forceful father-figures like Freud. Jung's love-at-first-sight encounter with his future wife, Emma Rauschenbach, was ``a classic case of anima projection.'' Stevens, a Jungian analyst and author of The Roots of War , sees Jung's midlife breakdown, a four-year descent into madness, as an archetypal journey of isolation, initiation and return. Brimming with fresh insights, this Jungian biography of Jung throws sharp light on the inner recesses of his psyche, showing how his personal makeup shaped the therapeutic system he created. Jung's ``psychology was also a cosmology,'' ascribing to the individual's life a divine or cosmic significance. Stevens relates Jung's ideas on individuation and the collective unconscious to this larger perspective. Photos. (July)
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Jungian analyst Stevens shows how the disciplines of analytical psychology grew, in all significant respects, out of Jung's own psychology. He outlines the basic principles of Jungian psychology, and uses Jung's life to illustrate the theories of psychological development and such basic concepts as the archetype, persona, shadow, anima, animus, the collective unconscious, and the individuation of the Self. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The Times Literary Supplement - John-Raphael Staude
In On Jung, Anthony Stevens offers an informative and clear explanation of the basic principles of Jungian psychology.... Stevens skillfully employs object relations theory in his analysis.... His treatment of the history of Jung's family and the impact of its dynamics on Jung's personality is refreshingly honest.
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In On Jung, Anthony Stevens offers an informative and clear explanation of the basic principles of Jungian psychology.... Stevens skillfully employs object relations theory in his analysis.... His treatment of the history of Jung's family and the impact of its dynamics on Jung's personality is refreshingly honest."—John-Raphael Staude, The Times Literary Supplement
The Times Literary Supplement
In On Jung, Anthony Stevens offers an informative and clear explanation of the basic principles of Jungian psychology.... Stevens skillfully employs object relations theory in his analysis.... His treatment of the history of Jung's family and the impact of its dynamics on Jung's personality is refreshingly honest.
— John-Raphael Staude
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780140124941
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/3/1991
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.68 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures vii
Preface ix
Acknowledgements xi
PART I: JUNG'S PSYCHOLOGY
1 The personal equation 3
2 The unconscious 11
3 Metapsychology: Jung's model of the psyche 27
4 Personal development and the stages of life 54
PART II: FROM BIRTH TO MATURITY
5 Childhood 77
6 Adolescent transition 117
7 Early maturity 145
8 Mid-life transition 164
PART III: FROM MID-LIFE TO DEATH
9 Middle age 183
10 Late-life transition 221
11 Late maturity 225
12 Conclusion 255
Afterword Jung's Adversary: Richard Noll 275
Postscript 293
Bibliography 295
Index 301
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