A Biography

Book - 2003
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Baker & Taylor
Considers the prestigious thinker's achievements as the founder of analytical psychology, his strained professional relationship with Sigmund Freud, the widespread support for his ideas, and accusations that he was anti-Semitic, a misogynist, and guilty of falsifying data. 75,000 first printing.

Blackwell North Amer
One of the most influential thinkers of our time, Carl Gustav Jung has profoundly touched virtually all aspects of our modern culture, including medicine, religion, philosophy, literature, art, and, of course, the ever-evolving field of psychoanalysis. Born in Switzerland in 1875, this son of a poor country parson and his troubled wife would by the end of his life become an iconic figure, his vast body of writings and teachings known the world over. Through his pioneering theories of personality and the unconscious, Jung is responsible for many terms we now consider common: the archetype and the collective unconscious, introvert and extravert, anima and animus, synchronicity and individuation, and even New Age spirituality.
Jung was Sigmund Freud's "crown prince," handpicked by the elder father of psychoanalysis to become the first president of the International Psychoanalytic Association in 1910. However, in 1914 Jung abandoned Freud's theory to found his own system of analytical psychology. As Freud's influence has waned over the years, Jung's ideas - about dream interpretation, about the integration of the psyche as the goal of personal development, about the common roots of all human mythologies - have achieved an overwhelming ascendancy.
Drawing on unprecedented access to private archives, restricted interviews, analytic diaries, and early drafts of Jung's own writings, Bair addresses accusations and separates fact from myth and misconception, revealing surprising discoveries about Jung's personal and professional life. We learn the truth about Jung's role as "Agent 488," working for the U.S. government during World War II; about his relationships with the women in his life; and about the actual content of the papers that purportedly proved his scientific malfeasance.

& Taylor

Discusses the achievements of the founder of analytical psychology, his professional relationship with Sigmund Freud, the widespread support for his ideas, and accusations that he was anti-Semitic and guilty of falsifying data.

Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, c2003
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780316076654
Branch Call Number: B JUNG
Characteristics: xiii, 881 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm


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