By Paul Bishop
In this quantity, Paul Bishop investigates the level to which analytical psychology attracts on recommendations present in German classical aesthetics. It goals to put analytical psychology within the German-speaking culture of Goethe and Schiller, with which Jung was once good familiar.
Analytical Psychology and German Classical Aesthetics argues that analytical psychology appropriates a lot of its important notions from German classical aesthetics, and that, while noticeable in its highbrow old context, the genuine originality of analytical psychology lies in its reformulation of key tenets of German classicism. even supposing the significance for Jung of German inspiration typically, and of Goethe and Schiller specifically, has often been stated, beforehand it hasn't ever been tested in any certain or systematic method. via an research of Jung’s reception of Goethe and Schiller, Analytical Psychology and German Classical Aesthetics demonstrates the highbrow continuity inside analytical psychology and the filiation of principles from German classical aesthetics to Jungian idea. during this means it means that a rereading of analytical psychology within the mild of German classical aesthetics deals an intellectually coherent knowing of analytical psychology.
By uncovering the philosophical assets of analytical psychology, this primary quantity returns Jung’s concept to its middle highbrow culture, within the gentle of which analytical psychology profits new serious effect and clean relevance for contemporary inspiration. Written in a scholarly but obtainable variety, this booklet will curiosity scholars and students alike within the components of analytical psychology, comparative literature, and the background of ideas.
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