The Complex: Path of Transformation from Archetype to Ego

The Complex: Path of Transformation from Archetype to Ego

by Erel Shalit

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780919123991
Publisher: Inner City Books
Publication date: 02/01/2002
Series: Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.94(w) x 8.66(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

Preface7
1The Complex in the History of Psychoanalysis10
Introduction10
A Plenitude of Complexes14
Jung's Personal Complexes16
2Complex Psychology22
Introduction22
The Complex as Path and Vessel of Transformation26
Core, Cluster and Tone32
Archetype and Ego37
3Oedipus and the Archetypal Complex42
Freud, Jung and Oedipus42
The Myth of Oedipus44
Hero and Complex46
Mars and Eros: The Drive of the Complex48
Mother Self--Father Ego49
The Primal Scene51
The Sword and the Shield53
The Complex Path: From Archetype to Ego54
The Wounding of Oedipus56
Oedipus' Journey58
From Delphi to Thebes61
Patricide at the Cleft Way Crossroad62
The Riddle of the Sphinx64
The Cancerous Complex66
4The Complex in the Shadow68
The Autonomous Complex68
The Complex and the Call78
The World Parents81
The Abandoned Child85
A Mother Complex88
Franz Kafka's Letter to Father92
Inflation, Hubris and the Tower of Babel103
Inflation103
Hubris104
The Tower of Babel105
Inflated Ego--Emptied Self107
Integration of the Complex113
Castration at the Gateway to Individuation117
Bibliography119
Index123

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