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Other Books in Series
This is book number 24 in the Philemon Foundation series.
- #8: The Question of Psychological Types: The Correspondence of C. G. Jung and Hans Schmid-Guisan, 1915-1916 (Philemon Foundation #8) (Hardcover): Email or call for price.
- #10: Analytical Psychology in Exile: The Correspondence of C. G. Jung and Erich Neumann (Philemon Foundation #10) (Hardcover): Email or call for price.
- #12: On Psychological and Visionary Art: Notes from C. G. Jung's Lecture on Gérard de Nerval's Aurélia (Philemon Foundation #12) (Hardcover): Email or call for price.
- #17: Dream Symbols of the Individuation Process: Notes of C. G. Jung's Seminars on Wolfgang Pauli's Dreams (Philemon Foundation #17) (Hardcover): Email or call for price.
- #18: History of Modern Psychology: Lectures Delivered at Eth Zurich, Volume 1, 1933-1934 (Philemon Foundation #18) (Hardcover): Email or call for price.
- #27: Jung on Ignatius of Loyola's Spiritual Exercises: Lectures Delivered at Eth Zurich, Volume 7: 1939-1940 (Philemon Foundation #27) (Hardcover): Email or call for price.
- #28: On Theology and Psychology: The Correspondence of C. G. Jung and Adolf Keller (Philemon Foundation #28) (Hardcover): Email or call for price.
- #29: Psychology of Yoga and Meditation: Lectures Delivered at Eth Zurich, Volume 6: 1938-1940 (Philemon Foundation #29) (Hardcover): Email or call for price.
Jung's lectures on consciousness and the unconscious--in English for the first timeBetween 1933 and 1941, C. G. Jung delivered a series of public lectures at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. Intended for a general audience, these lectures addressed a broad range of topics, from dream analysis and yoga to the history of psychology. They are at the center of Jung's intellectual activity in this period and provide the basis of his later work. Here for the first time in English is Jung's introduction to his core psychological theories and methods, delivered in the summer of 1934. With candor and wit, Jung shares with his audience the path he himself took to understanding the nature of consciousness and the unconscious. He describes their respective characteristics using examples from his clinical experience as well as from literature, his travels, and everyday life. For Jung, consciousness is like a small island in the ocean of the unconscious, while the unconscious is part of the primordial condition of humankind. Jung explains various methods for uncovering the contents of the unconscious, in particular talk therapy and dream analysis. Complete with explanations of Jungian concepts and terminology, Consciousness and the Unconscious painstakingly reconstructs and translates these talks from detailed shorthand notes by attendees, making a critical part of Jung's work available to today's readers.
About the Author
Ernst Falzeder is senior editor and translator at the Philemon Foundation and a former research scholar in the School of European Languages, Culture, and Society at University College London. His books include Psychoanalytic Filiations and History of Modern Psychology (Princeton). He lives in Salzburg, Austria.