By Paul Bishop

In this quantity, Paul Bishop investigates the level to which analytical psychology attracts on thoughts present in German classical aesthetics. It goals to put analytical psychology within the German-speaking culture of Goethe and Schiller, with which Jung was once good familiar.


Analytical Psychology and German Classical Aesthetics argues that analytical psychology appropriates lots of its valuable notions from German classical aesthetics, and that, whilst visible in its highbrow ancient context, the real originality of analytical psychology lies in its reformulation of key tenets of German classicism. even though the significance for Jung of German notion as a rule, and of Goethe and Schiller particularly, has often been stated, before it hasn't ever been tested in any designated or systematic method. via an research of Jung’s reception of Goethe and Schiller, Analytical Psychology and German Classical Aesthetics demonstrates the highbrow continuity inside analytical psychology and the filiation of rules from German classical aesthetics to Jungian concept. during this manner it means that a rereading of analytical psychology within the mild of German classical aesthetics deals an intellectually coherent knowing of analytical psychology.


By uncovering the philosophical assets of analytical psychology, this primary quantity returns Jung’s idea to its center highbrow culture, within the mild of which analytical psychology earnings new severe effect and clean relevance for contemporary notion. Written in a scholarly but available variety, this ebook will curiosity scholars and students alike within the components of analytical psychology, comparative literature, and the historical past of ideas.

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