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Carl Jung’s Search for Permanence

Daniel M. Ogilvie

in Fantasies of Flight

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195157468
eISBN:
9780199894024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157468.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on the core of the story that led to Jung's vision of levitation, drawing on George Atwood and Robert Stolorow's Faces in a Cloud, Peter Homans' Jung in Context, and Jung's ... More


 Sources of Inspiration: From Native Americana to European Pagan Folklore

Andrei A. Znamenski

in The Beauty of the Primitive: Shamanism and Western Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172317
eISBN:
9780199785759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172317.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how Native Americana, perceived as a source of profound ecological and spiritual wisdom, has contributed to the formation of the neo-shamanism community in the West. The ... More


No Time to be Brief: A scientific biography of Wolfgang Pauli

Charles P. Enz

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198564799
eISBN:
9780191713835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564799.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This book, the first biography on the life of the physicist Wolfgang Pauli, analyses his scientific work and describes the evolution of his thinking. Pauli spent 30 years as a professor at the ... More


Parallel Paradigms

Terryl L. Givens

in When Souls Had Wings: Pre-Mortal Existence in Western Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195313901
eISBN:
9780199871933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313901.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Preexistence has survived through poetry, philosophy, and theology. In the contemporary world, the cultural work done by preexistence is now done by surrogates, scientific or quasi-scientific ... More


The personal crisis

Charles P. Enz

in No Time to be Brief: A scientific biography of Wolfgang Pauli

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198564799
eISBN:
9780191713835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564799.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter begins with a discussion of Pauli’s associations with Carl Jung. It then details his Handbuch Article on ‘The General Principles of Wave Mechanics’, which became a classic.


Modernity and the Dreaming

Gananath Obeyesekere

in The Awakened Ones: Phenomenology of Visionary Experience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153621
eISBN:
9780231527309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153621.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter focuses on Western dreaming from the early nineteenth century to our own times. It examines the somewhat discredited secularization thesis originally enunciated by Max Weber, who posited ... More


Spirit, Myth, and Cosmos: From Shamanism to Chaos Magick

Nevill Drury

in Stealing Fire from Heaven: The Rise of Modern Western Magic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199750993
eISBN:
9780199894871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199750993.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The idea that we all have within us a sacred potential is found in Gnosticism and Neoplatonism, and also in the early twentieth-century writings of Carl Jung, especially with regard to his concept of ... More


The Return of the Soul: Psychology and Modern Kabbalah

Jonathan Garb

in Yearnings of the Soul: Psychological Thought in Modern Kabbalah

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226295800
eISBN:
9780226295947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226295947.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This opening chapter follows and critiques the disappearance of the soul in modern philosophy, while calling attention to its continued presence in literature and popular culture and its remarkable ... More


May the Force Be with You

Daniel M. Ogilvie

in Fantasies of Flight

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195157468
eISBN:
9780199894024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157468.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on ideas regarding flight fantasies offered by Carl Jung. Jung's alternative to Freud's proposition regarding the meaning of flying fantasies is that they represent humankind's ... More


Psychological and Symbolical Theories of Magic

Ariel Glucklich

in The End of Magic

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195108798
eISBN:
9780199853434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195108798.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Illness is a cultural concept that travels poorly across boundaries. Even simple notions such as moodiness and depression, not to mention complex ideas like schizophrenia or paranoia, are bonded to ... More


What’s Missing from this Picture?

Daniel M. Ogilvie

in Fantasies of Flight

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195157468
eISBN:
9780199894024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157468.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Both J. M. Barrie and Carl Jung, at critical times in their development, experienced such traumatic discrepancies between their internal self-with-mother representations and what reality suddenly ... More


Clark Revisited: Reappraising Freud in America

Richard Skues

in After Freud Left: A Century of Psychoanalysis in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226081373
eISBN:
9780226081397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081397.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter uses a historical microscope to examine the iconic 1909 Clark conference and lectures. Carl Jung's presence in the American literature prior to 1909 gave his reputation in America a ... More


The Western Esoteric Traditions: A Historical Introduction

Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195320992
eISBN:
9780199852062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320992.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Western esotericism combines spirituality with an empirical observation of the natural world while also relating humanity to the universe through a harmonious celestial order. This introduction to ... More


Look but Don’t Touch: Therapizing Religion Approaches

Ira Helderman

in Prescribing the Dharma: Psychotherapists, Buddhist Traditions, and Defining Religion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648521
eISBN:
9781469648545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648521.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter introduces psychotherapists’ therapizing religion approaches to Buddhist traditions. In these approaches, therapists analyze religious traditions using not only psychological ... More


Spirituality and psychology: stories with differing limits

Rachel Stanworth

in Recognizing Spiritual Needs in People who are Dying

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198525110
eISBN:
9780191730504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525110.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses spirituality and psychology. It starts by discussing spiritual awareness, and then the writings of Carl Jung. Jung introduced the concept of the archetype, which easily ... More


Culture and Psyche: Selected Essays

Sudhir Kakar

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195696684
eISBN:
9780199080304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195696684.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Some analysts, led by Sigmund Freud, have addressed the issue of culture in psychoanalytic theory. Freud was interested not in the impact of cultural differences on the evolution of mental life, but ... More


In and Out

Jeffrey Burton Russell

in Paradise Mislaid: How We Lost Heaven and How We Can Regain It

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195334586
eISBN:
9780199851423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334586.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Few of the dominant intellectual trends of the twentieth century had any place for heaven. Darwinists, Marxists, Freudians, and almost all leading thinkers dismissed it from their various points of ... More


Stages of subjectivity

Frances Babbage

in Re-Visioning Myth: Modern and Contemporary Drama by Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067525
eISBN:
9781781701782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067525.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama

According to Hélène Cixous, the very concept of ‘character’ is a straitjacket: promising subtlety, it is in the end always a reductive puzzle whereby the subject exists in order ‘to be figured out, ... More


The Synchronicity Confusion

in The Gold Leaf Lady and Other Parapsychological Investigations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226071527
eISBN:
9780226071534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071534.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter, which analyzes the concept of synchronicity, or acausal meaningful coincidence, originally introduced by Carl Jung, shows that it is incorrect to claim that synchronicity is a principle ... More


Encounters of the Psychological Kind: Freud, Jung, and India *

Sudhir Kakar

in Culture and Psyche: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195696684
eISBN:
9780199080304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195696684.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Sigmund Freud's thought and psychoanalysis arrived early in India and was received by Indian intellectuals through the efforts of Girindrasekhar Bose, who studied medicine and practised as a ... More


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