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The Development of Personality

(Jung's Collected Works #17)

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Papers on child psychology, education, and individuation, underlining the overwhelming importance of parents and teachers in the genesis of the intellectual, feeling, and emotional disorders of childhood. The final paper deals with marriage as an aid or obstacle to self-realization.
Published January 1st 1992 by Taylor & Francis Ltd (first published 1954)
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Akbar Madan
Aug 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
تطور الشخصية علم نفس الطفل

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يأتي كتاب تطور الشخصية علم نفس الطفل لكارل يونغ ضمن سلسلة مشروعه الخاص في علم النفس التحليلي ، وفي هذا الكتاب يستعرض آراءه وهي عبارة عن محاضرات ألقاها في أماكن متعددة تتعلق بالنفس الانسانية في تكوينها الغرائبي ، فكارل يختلف في نظرته لهذا العلم عن ما سبقوه ومن أتي بعده ، ومع انه من مدرسة فرويد في التحليل النفسي الا انه مايز فكره عن فرويد فلم يتصلّد عند نتاج فرويد كما فعل الفرويديون حينما أقصو الجوانب الروحية وبعد الغيبي عن النفسي وتمحورو حول العامل الجنسي في ت
Mar 19, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This has a lot of great information on child development to which we should still be paying attention--and a few really outdated ideas as well, especially on homosexuality. I was impressed, though, with his take on talent and genius, and how sometimes it takes years before these talents really manifest themselves. He also advocated NOT exposing all children to advanced math, but teaching some logic through other means. In our test-driven, one-size-fits-all school environment these days, his idea ...more
Dec 29, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is a good introduction into Jung's philosophy and his own therapy, the analytical psychology.
Although this book was supposed to be about the "birth" and "gain" of personality into the human spirit, not all the chapters are actually about this, but those who really talk about personality are quite interesting.
This is not bad after all because apart from that, Jung talks about his view on dreams "reading" and he explains why he doesn't agree with Freud in his "sexual" interpretations. Th
Nov 12, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: multiple-reads
This is both an excellent advanced introduction to Jung, for those new to his writing and thinking, and an excellent book to re-read when your Jungian understanding is more sophisticated. The ideas become deeper and richer with additional reads.

And sometimes I am in awe at the elegant power of his language!

To the extent that man is untrue to the law of his being and does not rise to personality, he has failed to realize his life's meaning. Fortunately, in her kindness and patience, Nature never
Aug 17, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The book was good - some really digestable, quotable Jung. Some of the topics, the reader could tell, were not Jung's specialty, and read differently than his stuff on Archetypes and the collective unconcious - but it was still an informative, approachable book. I particularly liked the segments on "Psychic conflict in a child", "Child Develoment adn Education," " "The significance of the unconscious in individual education," and "The development of Personality." A good recomendation for the Jun ...more
Oct 26, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction
Jung es en definitiva uno de mis favoritos. No es solo por sus teorías, que aunque ya tienen rato, para mi son aplicables a la vida de un simple mortal como yo. Y su combinación de tantas disciplinas habla de alguien que sabe que todo está conectado, nada es absoluto, ni las teorías, ni los ejemplos, ni las historias, todo se conecta, y tiene una explicación. Muy recomendable, pero me tomó años! Es lectura densa, pues.
Erik Graff
Feb 03, 2009 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Jungians
Recommended to Erik by: no one
Shelves: psychology
There is nothing particularly new, interesting or provocative about this collection of both published and unpublished essays having to do with developmental psychology. The central idea of Jung's developmental psychology is that of what he termed "individuation", a concept best explicated, I think, by his book Psychological Types (Collected Works 6).
Sep 07, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Good but ... maybe not for now...
Paulina St
Dec 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Прекрасна книга, която е хубаво да прочетат всички родители, учители и възпитатели.
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