One of the most important of Jung's longer works, and probably the most famous of his books, Psychological Types appeared in German in 1921 after a "fallow period" of eight years during which Jung had published little. He called it "the fruit of nearly twenty years' work in the domain of practical psychology," and in his autobiography he wrote: "This work sprang originally...more
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The erudition of Jung in making his argument is breathtaking, and demanding of multiple reads before the breadth and depth of his argument can be fully appreciated. This book influenced the history of my reading life more than any other. It inspired me to research many of the people and ideas he wrote about here. With Types I came to the realization that the real history of man is the history of the evolution ...more
"O homem sempre esquece, e volta sempre a esquecer, que o que foi bom uma vez nem sempre pode continuar a sê-lo por toda eternidade. Percorre ainda os antigos ...more
Some quotes from Psychological Types:
On why an irrational intuitive's creative efforts can have tro ...more
according to Gustav Jung Carl's psychological types:
introvert thinking(similar with deduction or deconstruction) is to deduce/extract from existing principles to some individual resultâ¦ and lawyers, manufacturing managers and quality managers are introvert thinking work.. for a manufacturing manager conducts his work in accordance with the existing manufacturing standards ...more
As a philosopher, I'm always looking for adequate ways to integrate old views and resolve ancient conflicts. The greatest of these may be the everlasting duel between the schools of Plato and Aristotle.
Here you have a philosophically unbiased account of empirical evidence for suggesting that this dichotomy of disagreement is perpetuated, not by truth or error per se, but by channels in the unconscious mind (especially the channels of introve ...more