The Myth of Meaning in the Work of C.G. Jung

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Daimon, 1986 - Psychology - 186 pages
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Aniela Jeffé explores the subjective world of inner experience. In so doing, she follows the path of the pioneering Swiss psychologist C.G. Jung, whose collaborator and friend she was through the final decades of his life. Frau Jaffé shows that any search of meaning ultimately leads to the inner "mythical" realm and must be understood as a limited subjective attempt to answer the unanswerable. Any conclusion drawn from such a quest is one's very own - its formulation is one's own myth.

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THis is a beautiful and well put, but most importantly approachable formalization of Jung's beliefs regarding meaning, soul, and Man's innate nature. Its approachable and a good read, but not ... Read full review


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Jungs Method and Style
Inner Experience
Good and Evil
Answer to
The Individuation of Mankind
Man in the Work of Redemption
The One Reality
The Individual

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One of the most distinguished interpreters of C.G. Jung's ideas, Aniela JaffA(c) was born in Berlin and studied psychology at the University of Hamburg. With the outbreak of World War II, she emigrated to Switzerland and soon began to train with the psychiatrist C.G. Jung. Frau JaffA(c)'s reputation as a lucid and authoritative writer was established through her collaboration with Jung on his autobiographical "Memories, Dreams, Reflections," her editing of his collected "Letters," and numerous independent works, including "The Myth of Meaning." She practiced as an analyst in Zurich until her death in 1991.

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