HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

The Symbolic Quest Basic Concepts of…
Loading...

The Symbolic Quest Basic Concepts of Analytical Psychology (1969)

by Edward C. Whitmont

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
134None141,600 (4)None
This book explores the use and development of man's symbolizing capacities-those qualities that make him distinctly human. Dr. Whitmont describes the symbolic approach to a dream, which takes into account a symptom's meaning in reference to an unfolding wholeness of personality. He then presents the view that the instinctual urge for meaning is served by the symbolizing capacities, and that this urge has been repressed in our time. In the field of psychology, this symbolic approach is most fully exemplified by the theories of C. G. Jung. The author's contribution includes many differentiations and speculations, especially concerning the problems of relatedness.… (more)

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

No reviews
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Twentieth century psychology, in its concern with depth analysis, and twentieth century physics have begun to direct man's attention toward the use of symbols as a helpful means of comprehending and making use of the non-rational and intuitive realms of functioning.
Quotations
Last words
(Click to show. Warning: May contain spoilers.)
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language
Canonical DDC/MDS

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

No library descriptions found.

Book description
In this highly acclaimed work Edward C. Whitmont explores C.G. Jung's revolutionary discoveries about the archetypal world and the self, offering practical insights into the process of healing and transformation. Describing life as a dramatic story in which all our experiences take on meaning, Whitmont stresses the need to encounter that story's symbolic underpinnings not only intellectually but also emotionally. He has added material amplifying the importance of one's relationship to collectivity and community and conveying new interpretations of classical Jungian thinking on gender archetypes.
Haiku summary

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (4)
0.5
1
1.5
2
2.5
3 2
3.5 1
4 2
4.5 1
5 2

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 142,325,679 books! | Top bar: Always visible