Analytical Psychology

Heidegger and Jung: Dwelling Near the Source

Richard Capobianco, professor of philosophy at Stonehill College, explores how an understanding of the relation of opposites plays an important role in the thought of both Heidegger and Jung.  


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The Fall

In this article, David Cancilla ties together insanity, what he calls human conciousness, with the myth of Adam and Eve and the big bang and relates it back to Jung's idea of the collective unconcious.

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Remaking Men: Jungian Thought and the Post-Patriarchal Psyche

In this article on how to help men discover a new, post-patriarchal equilibrium, David Tacey uses mythological figures to reinforce the idea that traditional masculinity will "go on its consuming course...unless we break the cycle of power, conquest, and domination." Tacey poses the question "Is Jungian theory to be used to encourage change, or to escape from change?" and uses Jung's Psychological Types and other texts to explore that question.

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Finding the Truth in Men's Experience: Masculinity, Change and Healing

According to David Tacey,  professor of Jungian and Pscyhoanalytic Studies at La Trobe University, Melbourne, traditional masculinity is suffering from a crisis of confidence and if humanity is to be renewed, masculinity needs a makeover. In this article, Tacey argues on the side of restraint reform, suggesting that there is a New Man in the making, who is a mixture of the best of traditional masculinity and the sensitivity and emotional expressiveness required in today's environment.


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The Birth of the Bomb: Leo Szilard

Jungian analyst Donald Williams relfects on the birth of the atomic bomb as it relates to Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard, how the bomb started the arms race and how the use of atomic weapons directly relates to our evolution as human beings.

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