Contribution to Analytical Psychology

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Contributions to Analytical Psychology By C.G. JUNG CONTENTS ON PSYCHICAL ENERGY I. General discussion of the energic viewpoint in psychology a Introduction b The possibility of measurement of psychic quantity 1. .The subjective system of values 2. The objective measure of quantity II. The application of the energic standpoint a The psychological theory of energy b The conservation of energy c Entropy d Energism and dynamism III. The fundamental concepts of the libidotheory a Progression and regression b Extraversion and introversion c The transformation of libido d Symbolmaking . IV. The primitive concept of libido SPIRIT AND LIFE . . . . 77 MIND AND THE EARTH . . ... . 99 ANALYTICAL PSYCHOLOGY AND WELTANSCHAUUNG . 141 WOMAN IN EUROPE......164 MARRIAGE AS A PSYCHOLOGICAL RELATIONSHIP . . 189 THE LOVEPROBLEM OF THE STUDENT . . .204 ON THE RELATION OF ANALYTICAL PSYCHOLOGY TO POETIC ART ........ 225 THE PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF BELIEF INSPIRITS ........250 INSTINCT AND THE UNCONSCIOUS . . . .270 THE QUESTION OF THE THERAPEUTIC VALUE OF ABREACTION.......282 PSYCHOLOGICAL TYPES......295 ANALYTICAL PSYCHOLOGY AND EDUCATION . .313 THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE UNCONSCIOUS IN INDI VIDUAL EDUCATION......383 INDEX.........403

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Carl Jung was born in Switzerland on July 26, 1875. He originally set out to study archaeology, but switched to medicine and began practicing psychiatry in Basel after receiving his degree from the University of Basel in 1902. He became one of the most famous of modern psychologists and psychiatrists. Jung first met Sigmund Freud in 1907 when he became his foremost associate and disciple. The break came with the publication of Jung's Psychology of the Unconscious (1912), which did not follow Freud's theories of the libido and the unconscious. Jung eventually rejected Freud's system of psychoanalysis for his own "analytic psychology." This emphasizes present conflicts rather than those from childhood; it also takes into account the conflict arising from what Jung called the "collective unconscious"---evolutionary and cultural factors determining individual development. Jung invented the association word test and contributed the word complex to psychology, and first described the "introvert" and "extrovert" types. His interest in the human psyche, past and present, led him to study mythology, alchemy, oriental religions and philosophies, and traditional peoples. Later he became interested in parapsychology and the occult. He thought that unidentified flying objects (UFOs) might be a psychological projection of modern people's anxieties. He wrote several books including Studies in Word Association, Flying Saucers: A Modern Myth of Things Seen in the Skies, and Psychology and Alchemy. He died on June 6, 1961 after a short illness.

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