Modern Man in Search of a Soul

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Harcourt, Brace, Jun 1, 1955 - Psychology - 244 pages
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"Modern Man in Search of a Soul" is the basic introduction to the thought of Carl Gustav Jung, who, with Freud and Adler, was one of the chief founders of psychoanalysis.

In this book, Jung examines some of the most contested and crucial areas in the field of analytical psychology: dream analysis, the primitive unconcious, and the relationship between psychology and religion. In addition, Jung analyzes the differences between his theories and those of Freud.

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User Review  - Meghana - Goodreads

It took me nearly seven months to finish reading Jung's masterpiece. This is not a book for the faint of heart, but I would highly recommend it to dedicated students of psychology, comparative ... Read full review

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User Review  - Liam - Goodreads

What is this? Essentially eleven 40-page essays in which I see Jung essentially arguing that the fall of religion and rise of modern society has left us spiritually starved and that it is to some ... Read full review

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Jung studied medicine at Basel, and worked at the Burgholzli mental health clinic in Zurich (1900-1909). He met Freud in 1907, and became his leading collaborator. He became critical of Freud's approach in 1913, which caused a break between them.

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