Lectures - Lectures Introduction to Myth: Carl Jung = Swiss...

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Lectures Introduction to Myth: Carl Jung = Swiss psychiatrist, an influential thinker and founder of analytical psychology o Jung's unique approach to psychology has been influential in the field of depth psychology and in countercultural movements across the globe. He emphasized understanding the psyche through exploring the worlds of dreams , art , mythology , world religion and philosophy . Although he was a theoretical psychologist and practicing clinician, much of his life's work was spent exploring other areas, including Eastern and Western philosophy, alchemy , astrology , sociology , as well as literature and the arts. His most notable ideas include the concept of psychological archetypes , the collective unconscious and synchronicity . Archetypes = paradigms of thought o an original model of a person, object, or concept from which similar instances are derived, copied, patterned, or emulated. In psychology, an archetype is a model of a person, personality, or behavior. Universal subconscious
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2010 for the course MBIO 4406 taught by Professor Jeter during the Fall '09 term at Texas Tech.

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