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James Hillman (1926–2011)

Author of The Soul's Code: In Search of Character and Calling

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James Hillman was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey on April 12, 1926. He attended the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University for two years before joining the Navy's Hospital Corps in 1944. He studied English literature in Paris at the Sorbonne and graduated with a degree in mental and moral science from Trinity College in Dublin. In 1953, he moved to Zurich and enrolled at the C. G. Jung Institute. In 1959, he became the director of studies at the institute and stayed in that position for the next 10 years. He wrote over 20 books including Suicide and the Soul, Re-Visioning Psychology, and The Soul's Code. He died due to complications of bone cancer on October 27, 2011 at the age of 85. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Dream & the Underworld 303 copies, 3 reviews
Re-Visioning Psychology 293 copies, 1 review
A Blue Fire 280 copies, 3 reviews
A Terrible Love of War 243 copies, 5 reviews
Healing Fiction 136 copies, 1 review
Kinds of Power 135 copies, 1 review
Suicide and the Soul (Dunquin) 125 copies, 1 review
Dream Animals 67 copies, 1 review
Puer Papers 65 copies
Facing the Gods 48 copies, 1 review
Pan and the Nightmare 45 copies, 1 review
Puer aeternus 43 copies
Freud's Own Cookbook (Editor) 33 copies
Saggio su Pan 31 copies
Soul and Money 16 copies
El pensamiento del corazón 6 copies, 1 review
Presenze animali 4 copies, 1 review
Farewell welfare 3 copies, 1 review
Trame perdute 2 copies
Loose Ends 1 copy
Spring 1 copy
Le polythéisme de l'âme 1 copy, 1 review
Il potere 1 copy
Fragments (Foreword) 707 copies, 11 reviews
Kundalini: The Evolutionary Energy in Man (Commentary, some editions) 193 copies, 5 reviews
The New Polytheism (Afterword) 56 copies, 1 review

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