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Psychology and Alchemy

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Collected works . Volume 12. 2nd ed.

Alchemy is central to Jung's hypothesis of the collective unconscious. In this volume he begins with an outline of the process and aims of psychotherapy, and then moves on to work out the analogies between alchemy, Christian dogma and symbolism and his own understanding of the analytic process. Introducing the basic concepts of alchemy, Jung reminds us of the dual nature of alchemy, comprising both the chemical process and a parallel mystical component. He also discusses the seemingly deliberate mystification of the alchemists. Finally, in using the alchemical process as providing insights into individuation, Jung emphasises the importance of alchemy in relating to us the transcendent nature of the psyche.

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Item details

Author(s):
C.G. Jung
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
155 mm x 235 mm x 812 g
Edition:
1993
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415034523
ISBN-13:
9780415034524
Number of pages:
281
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
Psychology and Alchemy

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Collected works . Volume 12. 2nd ed.

Alchemy is central to Jung's hypothesis of the collective unconscious. In this volume he begins with an outline of the process and aims of psychotherapy, and then moves on to work out the analogies between alchemy, Christian dogma and symbolism and his own understanding of the analytic process. Introducing the basic concepts of alchemy, Jung reminds us of the dual nature of alchemy, comprising both the chemical process and a parallel mystical component. He also discusses the seemingly deliberate mystification of the alchemists. Finally, in using the alchemical process as providing insights into individuation, Jung emphasises the importance of alchemy in relating to us the transcendent nature of the psyche.

No inscriptions.

Author(s):
C.G. Jung
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
155 mm x 235 mm x 812 g
Edition:
1993
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415034523
ISBN-13:
9780415034524
Number of pages:
281
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
Psychology and Alchemy

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