By Paul Bishop
In this quantity, Paul Bishop investigates the level to which analytical psychology attracts on innovations present in German classical aesthetics. It goals to put analytical psychology within the German-speaking culture of Goethe and Schiller, with which Jung used to be good familiar.
Analytical Psychology and German Classical Aesthetics argues that analytical psychology appropriates a lot of its critical notions from German classical aesthetics, and that, whilst obvious in its highbrow ancient context, the genuine originality of analytical psychology lies in its reformulation of key tenets of German classicism. even though the significance for Jung of German concept quite often, and of Goethe and Schiller specifically, has usually been said, previously it hasn't ever been tested in any exact or systematic means. via an research of Jung’s reception of Goethe and Schiller, Analytical Psychology and German Classical Aesthetics demonstrates the highbrow continuity inside of analytical psychology and the filiation of rules from German classical aesthetics to Jungian inspiration. during this approach 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 resources of analytical psychology, this primary quantity returns Jung’s proposal to its center highbrow culture, within the mild of which analytical psychology earnings new serious influence and clean relevance for contemporary suggestion. Written in a scholarly but obtainable kind, this publication will curiosity scholars and students alike within the parts of analytical psychology, comparative literature, and the historical past of ideas.
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