Jung spends most of this volume discussing archetypes by using examples found in fairytales and religious imagery.
You will find that most of his complete works contain numerous profound and insightful essays, occasionally laced with the odd, specialized, highly esoteric essays.
Don't be put off by his sometimes tiresome prose - I guarantee there will be moments when your perception of reality will be beautifully challenged.
Not an easy read, but if you push through it, you will discover Jung's truly underappreciated theory of the collective unconscious. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Jacob Twain
He has insightful views on the ancient I Ching...he was a mystic as well as a scientistPublished 1 month ago by steven e whiston
This is a more in depth explanation of Jung's theories. If you're new to Jung and looking for something quicker, try Man and His Symbols- also excellent.Published 7 months ago by Tasha
I'm not going to go into detail on what Jung covered in this book. Forgive the cliche, but this book changed my life, or at least, it was the start of a significant change. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Andres
Look Jung was a towering figure of the 20th century. The archetypes are a foundation of Jungian Psychology. Read morePublished 8 months ago by William Hansn
If you read Jung and are able to understand him you will soon find out why Marx was right ("religion is an opiate for people"), why Nietzsche famously declared that... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Ryszard Wolny
My boy Jung gettin' his archetype on in this book and y'all ain't bought it yet? You should be ASHAMED of your uneducated self. Read morePublished 15 months ago by taylor holt
This is slow going for me, but I am able to understand some of it. Jung, of course, is way over my head when he writes about myths or dreams, still it is fascinating and I find... Read morePublished 18 months ago by LuLu