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FREE READ â Jung: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions Book 40) µ [Reading] ➺ Jung: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions Book 40) Author Join or create book clubs – Though he was a prolific writer and an original thinker of vast eruditThough he was a prolific Very Short MOBI #239 writer and an original thinker of vast erudition Jung lacked a gift for clear exposition and his ideas are less widely appreciated than they deserveIn this concise introduction Anthony Stevens Jung A PDFEPUB or explains clearly the basic concepts of Jungian psychology the collective unconscious complex archetype shadow persona anima animus and the individuation of the Self He examines Jungs vi. Jungian writers are usually complex beings with complex language a high level of education abstraction and symbolic understanding Probably that is why the attract like minded people but not everybody wanting to know a bit about Jung is prepared for the complexity and depth of Jungian everyday talk If you know nothing about Jungian Psychology and want to start from the foundations without having to go through bothersome highly complex language this is your bookThis basic introduction has everything you need to know about Jung the man how his life and personality shaped his contribution to Psychology and Science in general the basic concepts and themes of Jung's approach to the human psyche mental illness psychoanalytical practice his troublesome relationship with Freud and his supposed pro nazism The chapter on Dreams perhaps the weakest part mostly because the dreams chosen from Jung seem a bit complex and too symbolic for a book that tries to be approachable and addressed to the general publicThe language used is concise approachable with the bare minimum technicalities yet with enough depth to make you understand the basics on which to build your knowledge about Jung and Jungian PsychologyThis is a good Kindle edition with good uality photos but the final index is not linked unfortunately


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Jung A Very Short Introduction Very Short Introductions Book 40Ews on such disparate subjects as myth religion alchemy `sychronicity A Very Short ePUB #9734 and the psychology of gender differences and he devotes separate chapters to the stages of life Jungs theory of psychological types the interpretation of dreams the practice ofJungian analysis and to the unjust allegation that Jung was a Nazi sympathizer Finally he argues that Jungs visionary powers and profound spirituality have helped many to f. While I studied some of Jung as an undergraduate years ago and have recently read three books written by Jung this book has made Jung's theories the most concise and understandable to me I certainly recommend it as the first book you should read about his theories I would have understood of Jung's theories had I read this before plunging into his writings which are most often dense liberally peppered with Latin phrases and phrases and rarified mythologies As a retired college professor of English I give it an A