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Carl Gustav Jung

(1875—1961) Swiss psychologist

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Androgynes

Androgynes  

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Androgynes (from the Greek andros, meaning “man,” and gune, meaning “woman”) are half male and half female. In mythology they can appear as hermaphrodites—usually with female breasts and male ...
collective unconscious

collective unconscious  

In analytical psychology, a part of the unconscious (2) additional to the personal unconscious, containing memories, instincts, and experiences that are shared by all people. According to Carl Gustav ...
Comparative mythology

Comparative mythology  

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To study comparative mythology is to study myth as a philological, religious, psychological, or philosophical phenomenon, usually by way by way of explicit or implicit comparisons of mythologies or ...
Diffusion and Parallelism

Diffusion and Parallelism  

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Mythologists have long been aware of the fact that certain motifs or archetypes and even whole plots are found in cultures that are not geographically connected. Some thinkers—the psychiatrist Carl ...
dreams

dreams  

Dream of a funeral and you hear of a marriage an illustration of the general proverbs dreams go by contraries; saying recorded from the mid 17th century.dream team a team of people perceived as the ...
Heroic monomyth

Heroic monomyth  

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Moses, Jesus, Muhammad, Theseus, Glooskap, and King Arthur are heroes to their cultures; they are, to varying extents, culture heroes. But as Joseph Campbell has demonstrated, when we consider heroes ...
James George Frazer

James George Frazer  

(1854–1941)British anthropologist and classical scholar. He was knighted in 1914 and appointed to the OM in 1925.Frazer was born in Glasgow and took his MA at Glasgow University (1874) before winning ...
Jung, Carl Gustav

Jung, Carl Gustav (1875–1961)   Reference library

The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

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The psychiatrist, psychoanalyst and self-named “analytical psychologist” Carl Gustav Jung was born on 26 July 1875 and died on 6

Jung, Carl Gustav

Jung, Carl Gustav (1875–1961)   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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(1875–1961).

Psychiatrist and analytical psychologist, whose views have been thought by some to be more sympathetic to religion

Literary analysis and myth

Literary analysis and myth  

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“Myth criticism,” “archetypal criticism,” and “myth and ritual school” are a few of the terms referring to scholars who use myth and the components of myth as a basis for ...
New mythology

New mythology  

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Mythologists are always asked about myth today. If, as Carl Jung, Joseph Campbell, Mircea Eliade, and others have claimed, mythical consciousness and mythmaking are so important to our individual and ...
persona

persona  

1 In analytical psychology, the mask or face that a person presents to the world, often derived from a sense of gender identity (as when a woman plays the role of a loyal wife), or a stage of ...
psychology

psychology  

(sy-kol-ŏji)the science concerned with the study of behaviour and its related mental processes. The different schools of psychology include behaviourism, cognitive psychology, psychoanalysis, and ...
psychology of religion

psychology of religion  

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A modern field of study in which the concepts and methods of psychology are applied to religious experience and behaviour. One of the first to investigate such possible applications of psychology was ...
Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud  

(1856–1939)Austrian psychiatrist and founder of psychoanalysis. Freud developed important theories about the structure and functioning of the mind and the desires, conflicts, and motives in human ...

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