The Undiscovered Self

Category: Book
By (author): Jung, Carl G.
Subject:  PSYCHOLOGY / General
  PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / Jungian
Publisher: New American Library
Published: February 2006
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 6.75in x 4.19in x 0.38in
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From The Publisher*In his classic, provocative work, Dr. Carl Jung-one of psychiatry's greatest minds-argues that the future depends on our ability to resist society's mass movements. Only by understanding our unconscious inner nature-"the undiscovered self"-can we gain the self-knowledge that is antithetical to ideological fanaticism. But this requires facing the duality of the human psyche-the existence of good and evil in us all. In this seminal book, Jung compellingly argues that only then can we cope and resist the dangers posed by those in power.


From The Publisher*In his classic, provocative work, Dr. Carl Jung, one of the world’s greatest psychiatrists, reveals how to embrace our own humanity and resist the pressures of an ever-changing world in this still-timely and fascinating work. Revised reissue.
Biographical NoteCarl Gustav Jung was, together with Freud and Adler, one of the three great pioneers in modern psychiatry. He was born in 1865 in Switzerland, where he studied medicine and psychiatry and later became one of Sigmund Freud's early supporters and collaborators. Eventually, serious theoretical disagreements (among them Jung's view of the religious instinct in man) led to a doctrinal and personal break between the two famed psychiatrists. Dr. Jung was the author of many books, and he lived and practiced for many years in his native Zurich. He died in 1961.