This tribute by Alan Watts to Carl Jung shortly after his death focuses on a specific and core aspect of Jung’s teaching of the integration of opposites and the ‘shadow’, which have a great influence on how I approach my work.
Psychology magazine has retrieved the only known recording of Sigmund Freud, a statement in English taken by a BBC crew in December 1938 and deposited at the Library of Congress. This you must hear: Transcript: I started my professional activity as a neurologist trying to bring relief to my neurotic patients. Under the influence of an older… Read More »
Published on May 25, 2012 The anima and animus, in Carl Jung’s school of analytical psychology, are the two primary anthropomorphic archetypes of the unconscious mind, as opposed to both the theriomorphic and inferior-function of the shadow archetypes, as well as the abstract symbol sets that formulate the archetype of the Self. The anima and… Read More »
Two names are synonomous with the field of psychology/psychoanalysis, Freud and Jung. This is reputedly Jung’s last project/publication before his death in 1961 and is an excellent primer and synopsis of his work in the field. Jung edited this book and wrote the first chapter on the importance of symbols before unleashing writings from his… Read More »