He found that his experiences tended to form themselves into persons, beginning with a wise old man and his companion, a little girl. He was the first surviving child of his parents Emilie Preiswerk and Paul Achilles Jung. So, he concluded, these phenomena must be connected with the human. As we get older, most of us come to be more comfortable with our different facets. He was at that time working under Eugen Bleuler, who was in close contact with neurologist Sigmund Freud.
And all people have different coping strategies. When we are young, the opposites will tend to be extreme, and so we tend to have lots of energy. George Boeree In Czech: translated by Barbora Lebedová In Malay: translated by Lynly Loh In Slovak: translated by Margareta Sliwka In Slovenian: translated by Sophi Spacilova In Polish: translated by Marek Murawski In Turkish: translated by Zoltan Solak Anyone who wants to know the human psyche will learn next to nothing from experimental psychology. He finally found a field to study, that included both spiritual and biological facts. His theory is based on several central postulates: the already mentioned collective unconscious as part of the division of the self, the existence of the Archetypes , The dynamics of psychism, synchronicity and personality profile centered on introversion and extroversion, added to the functions of that personality. In 1911, after a request of Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung had been elected as president of the International Psychoanalytic Society.
Archetypes pose the tendency for each person to experience reality in a specific way. But although this may seem a mystical idea, it is firmly tied to logic and science. The archetypes, at first glance, might seem to be Jung's strangest idea. People used to light bonfires and perform ceremonies to encourage the sun's return to them. Jung noticed that the dreams of the schizophrenics paralleled the themes of certain myths. They tend to do badly in school. Collected works, 9 1 , 42.
Children clearly emphasize differentiation -- separating one thing from another -- in their learning. Jung, Memories, Dreams, Reflections, recorded and edited by Aniela Jaffé, 1961, 1995. He allegedly had an affair with Sabina Spielrein and Toni Wolff. To the current of psychological thought that Carl Jung created is known as Deep psychology. I know only that I was born and exist, and it seems to me that I have been carried along. When you are older assuming you have been developing as you should , you focus a little deeper, on the self, and become closer to all people, all life, even the universe itself.
Unfortunately I cannot remember what I played; I recall only that I did not want to be disturbed. They are good at logic and math and make good philosophers and theoretical scientists, but not writers or salespeople. Lead is just a symbol for the impure soul and gold is a symbol for the perfected soul. Sometimes an individual's psyche tries to protect him from some difficult memory or thought, and for this he represses erases, forgets, places behind a mental reservoir such content. Freud remained puzzled and this incident raised his mistrust towards Jung.
He was an unusual child absorbed in fantasies and dreams, an outsider to his peers, and interested in mythic images and motifs. Carl Jung studied Astrology which he believed was related to mythology. He began to use sickness as an excuse, developing an embarrassing tendency to faint under pressure. Once again, Jung sees the transcendence of opposites as the ideal. Literature, cinema, the arts, mythology, philosophy, anthropology and even physics have taken advantage of the ideas of Carl Jung to expose new concepts, which have been set and are highly valued by many professionals. To study Carl Jung, then, is to study a mixture sometimes difficult to digest between science and mysticism. Besides most modern western European languages, Jung could read several ancient ones, including Sanskrit, the language of the original Hindu holy books.
Understanding something of his profound influence, however, is critical for anyone who wants to better understand the current state of Western culture. According to Jung, the persona may appear in dreams and take different forms. They are a part of an archetype called the shadow. These criticisms do not cut the foundation out from under Jung's theory. For Jung, this represented a warning about the dangers of the worship of glory and heroism which would soon cause so much sorrow all over Europe -- and a warning about the dangers of some of his own tendencies towards hero-worship, of Sigmund Freud! In the interior of the sideboard, in the cupboard containing the bread basket he found a bread knife, with its steel blade broken to pieces. A decade later, he went to United States once again, giving lectures in New York and New England.
At that moment the boy became serious. In 1903, Jung published his dissertation On the Psychology and Pathology of So-Called Occult Phenomena. The hero's faithful horse would be an example. He is widely considered one of the most important figures in the history of psychology. Before deciding to study medicine at the University of Basel, he had a first and brief approach to the archeology career. I have no definite convictions—not about anything, really. The essential Jung: selected and introduced by Anthony Storr.
Another is the God archetype, representing our need to comprehend the universe, to give a meaning to all that happens, to see it all as having some purpose and direction. Alexander Zeeman is Content Manager at ToolsHero where he focuses on Content production, Content management and marketing. During a 1909 trip to the United States, things soured and Freud broke off their relationship. The elder Jung started Carl on Latin when he was six years old, beginning a long interest in language and literature -- especially ancient literature. Anyone interested in creativity, spirituality, psychic phenomena, the universal, and so on will find in Jung a kindred spirit.
After graduating, he took a position at the Burghoeltzli Mental Hospital in Zurich under Eugene Bleuler, an expert on and the namer of schizophrenia. In 1905, Jung was appointed to the faculty at the University of Zurich where he worked until 1913. Putting it, then, in simpler words, the collective unconscious is the sum of all the personal unconscious, both of the living and of the dead, of all human cultures. The aim is to balance conscious and unconscious forces at work within the psyche. He also introduced functions of personality such as sensation, feeling, thinking and intuition.