The Undiscovered Self

The Undiscovered Self

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Written three years before his death, The Undiscovered Self combines acuity with concision in masterly fashion and is Jung at his very best. Offering clear and crisp insights into some of his major theories, such as the duality of human nature, the unconscious, human instinct and spirituality, Jung warns against the threats of totalitarianism and political and social propaganda to the free-thinking individual. As timely now as when it was first written, Jung's vision is a salutary reminder of why we should not become passive members of the herd.


With a new foreword by Sonu Shamdasani.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 133 x 197 x 5.59mm | 113g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0415854741
  • 9780415854740
  • 12,995

Table of contents

Foreword to the Routledge Great Minds Edition 1. The Plight of the Individual in Modern Society 2. Religion as the Counterbalance to Mass-Mindedness 3. The Position of the West on the Question of Religion 4. The Individual's Understanding of Himself 5. The Philosophical and the Psychological Approach to Life 6. Self-Knowledge 7. The Meaning of Self-Knowledge
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About Carl Gustav Jung

Carl G. Jung, geb. am 26. Juli 1875 in Kesswil in der Schweiz, studierte Medizin und arbeitete von 1900-09 an der psychiatrischen Klinik der Universität Zürich (Burghölzli). 1905-13 war er Dozent an der Universität Zürich, 1933-42 Titularprofessor an der ETH und 1943 Ordentlicher Professor für Psychologie in Basel. Jung gehört mit Sigmund Freud und Alfred Adler zu den drei Wegbereitern der modernen Tiefenpsychologie. Er entwickelte nach der Trennung von Sigmund Freud (1913) die eigene Schule der Analytischen Psychologie. C. G. Jung starb am 6. Juni 1961 in Küsnacht.
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