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C.G. Jung Speaking: Interviews and Encounters
A collection of journalistic interviews which span Jung's lifetime. This book captures his personality and spirit in more than 50 accounts of talks and meetings with him. They range from transcripts of interviews for radio, television, and film to memoirs written by notable personalities.
Paperback, 1st edition , 520 pages
Published February 1st 1987 by Princeton University Press (NJ)
(first published December 1977)
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So far this book is great if you want a piece of literature that's essentially a conglomeration of interviews done with the well-known Carl Jung, which is what this is. By reading this I was able to acquire a decent understanding of the psychiatrist, his methods, and even some tidbits of info on self-knowledge, which is probably what he inherited when he studied Alchemy. Being a person that studies the practice as well, I can say this will be a great read, for in every interview you learn someth ...more
Dec 18, 2013 Erik Graff rated it 3 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Recommends it for: those interested in Jung
Recommended to Erik by: no one
If you want to learn about analytical psychology, this book is not the place to start. If you know about analytical psychology and want to learn a bit more about Carl Gustav Jung, then this might be interesting. It is, of course, the material fit for public consumption.
Carl Gustav Jung (/jʊŋ/; German: [ˈkarl ˈɡʊstaf jʊŋ]; 26 July 1875 – 6 June 1961), often referred to as C. G. Jung, was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist who founded analytical psychology. Jung proposed and developed the concepts of extraversion and introversion; archetypes, and the collective unconscious. His work has been influential in psychiatry and in the study of religion, philosophy, ...moreMore about C.G. Jung...