Ego and Archetype: Individuation and the Religious Function of the Psyche

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Putnam, 1972 - Archetype (Psychology) - 304 pages
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I have rarely read anything containing as much unsubstantiated conjecture at Ego and Archetype. While some of the insights into individuation (particularly the fallacies) were useful, it would appear ... Read full review

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Ego and Archetype, is a book really written to be an aid in the individuals experience of the journey through life. It is really a mistake to read it only academically. It is meant to be referenced when a persons life experience coincides with the archetype. As Buddha said, "You must have the experience! " it's not something that can be taught, only suffered through, and meaning then becomes Real. Through my experience of 30 years with reading and re reading this book as I lived my life, it was like mana for me. Each time I read it, it revealed more.  

Contents

The Inflated Ego
3
2 INFLATION AND ORIGINAL WHOLENESS
7
3 ADAM AND PROMETHEUS
16
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