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Author Lewin, Nicholas Adam.

Title Jung on war, politics, and Nazi Germany : exploring the theory of archetypes and the collective unconscious / Nicholas Adam Lewin
Published London : Karnac Books, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (412 pages) : illustrations
Contents COVER; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; Phase One: The Political Jung; 1. CONCERNING FREUD AND JUNG ON INTERNATIONAL POLITICS AND WAR; 2. JUNG AND HIS POLITICS; 3. JUNG ON INTERNATIONAL POLITICS AND THE CAUSES OF WAR; Phase Two: Exploring the Theory; 4. FROM THE INDIVIDUAL TO 'THE COLLECTIVE': EXAMINING JUNG'S PROGRESSION FROM CLINICIAN TO GRAND THEORIST; 5. THE LAYERED MODEL OF THE COLLECTIVE UNCONSCIOUS; 6. ARCHETYPES: 'TOWARDS THE DISTANT GOAL OF A GENETIC PSYCHOLOGY'; 7. THE EFFECT OF THE ARCHETYPES IN THE POLITICAL ARENA; Phase Three: When Theory Meets History
Summary In the thirties Jung was at the height of his powers and found himself swept up in the international politics of his day. At this time he was president of what was to become the International General Medical Society for Psychotherapy. As a consequence of Hitler's rise, Jung and his ideas were placed in the centre of a whirlwind of theoretical and political controversy. These chaotic times led him to comment widely on political events and saw his most extensive attempt to explain these events in terms of his theories of the collective and his use of the archetype of Wotan to explain Nazi German
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 376-403) and index
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Subject Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961 -- Political and social views
Jung, C. G (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961
Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961.
Jung, Carl G.
Jungian Theory -- Germany
Jungian Theory.
National Socialism -- Germany
National Socialism.
Politics -- Germany
Politics.
Unconscious (Psychology)
Unconscious (Psychology) -- Germany
War -- Germany
Warfare.
Philosophy, German -- 19th century.
Philosophy, German -- 20th century.
Jungian Theory -- Germany
National Socialism -- Germany
National Socialism.
Politics -- Germany
Unconscious (Psychology) -- Germany
Warfare -- Germany
Warfare.
Germany -- Politics and government -- 1789-1900.
Germany -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Germany.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009289490
ISBN 1283134446
1780493576
1849408521
9781283134446
9781780493572
9781849408523