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Psychological Reflections: A New Anthology of His Writings 1905-61
C.G. Jung was one of the great thinkers of our time. In the course of his long medical practice he reflected deeply on human nature and human problems, and his profile writings bear witness to his wisdom and insight. This anthology of his writings, containing nearly thirteen hundred quotations is the perfect introduction to jung's works.
Hardcover, 408 pages
Published December 1st 1970 by Princeton University Press/Bollingen
(first published 1945)
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In all of my psychology training, I think Jung came up once. With psychology having moved from psychoanalysis, to the reductionalist approach of behaviorism, then to the study of cognition in the 1960s, and now being propelled by neuroscience/neuropsychology, it might be easy to dismiss Jung's work as archaic. But his insights read more like poetry than any experimental science. Often deep, insightful reflections that add clarity to lofty topics. His reflections here are categorized into section ...more
Dec 18, 2013 Erik Graff rated it it was ok · review of another edition
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I rather dislike these collections of extracts, especially if they are marketed, as this one was, as a means to comprehend the person quoted. Without being thoroughly familiar with the author a reader cannot ascertain the prejudices of the all-powerful editors of such things.
Carl Gustav Jung (/jʊŋ/; German: [ˈkarl ˈɡʊstaf jʊŋ]), 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, archeology, anthropology, l ...moreMore about C.G. Jung...