"Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes": Finely Bound Set of the Works of Carl Jung

  • The Works of Carl Jung.
  • The Works of Carl Jung.
  • The Works of Carl Jung.
  • The Works of Carl Jung.
  • The Works of Carl Jung.
  • The Works of Carl Jung.

The Works of Carl Jung.

$5,000.00

Item Number: 75980

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1960-1994.

Finely bound set of the work of Carl Jung. Octavo, 21 volumes, bound in three quarters morocco, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, top edge gilt. Edited by Herbert Read and others. In fine condition.

Carl Jung was a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology. Jung's work was influential in the fields of psychiatry, anthropology, archaeology, literature, philosophy, and religious studies. Jung worked as a research scientist at the famous Burghölzli hospital, under Eugen Bleuler. During this time, he came to the attention of Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis. The two men conducted a lengthy correspondence and collaborated, for a while, on a joint vision of human psychology. Freud saw the younger Jung as the heir he had been seeking to carry on his "new science" of psychoanalysis. Freud even named him the first head of his newly founded International Psychoanalytic Association. Jung's research and personal vision, however, made it impossible for him to bend to his older colleague's doctrine, and a schism became inevitable. This division was personally painful for Jung, and it was to have historic repercussions lasting well into the modern day. Among the central concepts of analytical psychology is individuation—the lifelong psychological process of differentiation of the self out of each individual's conscious and unconscious elements. Jung considered it to be the main task of human development. He created some of the best known psychological concepts, including synchronicity, archetypal phenomena, the collective unconscious, the psychological complex, and extraversion and introversion.

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