Possession: Jung's Comparative Anatomy of the Psyche

Possession: Jung's Comparative Anatomy of the Psyche

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Title: Possession: Jung's Comparative Anatomy of the Psyche
Author: Stephenson, Craig E
ISBN: 9780415446525
Publisher: Routledge
Published: 2009
Binding: Quality
Language: English
Condition: Used: Good
Moderate edge wear. Binding good. May have marking in text. Dust jacket included if issued with one. We sometimes source from libraries. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.

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Publisher Description:

This illuminating study, addressed both to readers new to Jung and to those already familiar with his work, offers fresh insights into a fundamental concept of analytical psychology.

Anatomizing Jung's concept of possession reinvests Jungian psychotherapy with its positive potential for practice. Analogizing the concept - lining it up comparatively beside the history of religion, anthropology, psychiatry, and even drama and film criticism - offers not a naive syncretism, but enlightening possibilities along the borders of these diverse disciplines.

An original, wide-ranging exploration of phenomena both ancient and modern, this book offers a conceptual bridge between psychology and anthropology, it challenges psychiatry to culturally contextualize its diagnostic manual, and it posits a much more fluid, pluralistic and embodied notion of selfhood.