A Testament to the Wilderness

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Daimon, 1985 - Psychology - 142 pages
In 1983, Swiss psychiatrist C.A. Meier delivered a fascinating paper at the 3rd World Wilderness Congress in Inverness, Scotland. Wilderness and the Search for the Soul of Modern Man addressed not only the tragedy of our vanishing natural wilderness and the need to preserve it, but also the necessity of preserving man's 'inner wilderness.' A Testament to the Wilderness consists of Meier's original address and thoughtful and provocative responses by nine concerned writers from around the world. (Laurens van der Post, Henderson, Wheelwright ...)
 

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Contents

Wilderness and the Search for the Soul of Modern Man i
19
The Four Eagle Feathers
37
Ndumu to Invernessthe Story of a Personal Journey
59
Nature Psyche and a Healing Ceremony of the Xhosa 7 5
75
The Ranch Papers 9 3
93
Appointment with a Rhinoceros
111
Nature Aphoristic with an excerpt from goethe 13 5
135
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Professor C.A. Meier has practiced as a psychiatrist and psychotherapist in Switzerland since 1936. A co-founder of the C.G. Jung Institute in Zurich, he also served as its first president. As successor to C.G. Jung, he held the Chair of Honorary Professor of Psychology at the Swiss Federal Technical Institute and co-founded the Clinic and Research Center for Jungian Psychology, Zurichberg, in 1964. His numerous books and articles have made unique contributions to the understanding and practice of psychotherapy through much of this century. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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