Self-Discovery

Overview

We all think we know ourselves, but how can we know ourselves when we are driven by psyche forces far beyond our understanding? This book is about discovering ourselves through a systematic and comprehensive presentation of Carl Jung's view of the human mind with empirical proof for the existence of the archetypes, a feat no has ever accomplished.

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Overview

We all think we know ourselves, but how can we know ourselves when we are driven by psyche forces far beyond our understanding? This book is about discovering ourselves through a systematic and comprehensive presentation of Carl Jung's view of the human mind with empirical proof for the existence of the archetypes, a feat no has ever accomplished.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781588510266
  • Publisher: Publish America
  • Publication date: 12/1/2000
  • Pages: 332
  • Product dimensions: 0.74 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction--The Jungian Perspective 11
1. The Unconscious 27
The Collective Unconscious 30
Archetypes as Patterns of Thinking 31
Instinct as Patterns of Behavior 35
The Personal Unconscious 37
The Complexes 38
The Unknown Psyche 40
Archetypal Numinousity 42
2. Psychic Images 55
Rational and Irrational Images 59
Psyche Existence 66
Psyche Energy 68
Empirical Evidence for the Archetypes 70
Virtual Psyche Images 76
3. The Conscious Ego 83
A Stream of Consciousness 86
The Original State 90
Possession 96
Projection of the Unconscious 98
Differentiation 101
Directedness 103
4. Individuation 109
The Purpose of Consciousness 114
Psychic Identity 118
Psychic Inflation 122
Symbols of the Self 123
The Self and Synchronicity 129
5. Conscious Orientation 137
The Attitude Types 139
The Function Types 141
The Sensation Function 144
The Feeling Function 148
The Thinking Function 152
The Intuition Function 155
The Modern Primitive 157
Interpersonal Relationships 164
6. The Dynamic Psyche 169
The Collaborating Unconscious 170
A Psyche of Opposites 173
The Compensating Unconscious 175
Dream Compensation 181
Compensation and the Attitude--Types 184
Compensation and the Function--Types 185
7. Psychic Turbulence 193
Dissociation 200
Psyche Neurosis 205
8. Our Persona 211
Identity With Roles 212
Mass Movements 217
Liberation from Family 219
Differentiation of the Functions 227
9. The Shadow 233
Inferiority 236
The Inferior Function 238
Anxiety and the Shadow 239
Community and Morality 242
Good and Evil 244
The Withdrawal of Projection 247
Integration of the Shadow 250
10. The Anima and Animus 257
Male/Female Opposites 258
The Soul--Image 263
The Negative Anima/Animus 266
The Positive Anima/Animus 270
11. The Hero 279
Abandonment and the Hero 281
The Hero as Warrior 283
The Feminine Hero 284
The Journey of the Hero 286
12. The Transcendent Function 295
Activity Imagination 296
An Inner Dialogue 299
Transcendent Transformation 303
References 313
Index 319
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