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The Origins and History of Consciousness (Paperback, With a Foreword)

Erich Neumann; Translated by R.F.C Hull; Foreword by C. G. Jung

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"The Origins and History of Consciousness" draws on a full range of world mythology to show how individual consciousness undergoes the same archetypal stages of development as human consciousness as a whole. Erich Neumann was one of C. G. Jung's most creative students and a renowned practitioner of analytical psychology in his own right. In this influential book, Neumann shows how the stages begin and end with the symbol of the Uroboros, the tail-eating serpent. The intermediate stages are projected in the universal myths of the World Creation, Great Mother, Separation of the World Parents, Birth of the Hero, Slaying of the Dragon, Rescue of the Captive, and Transformation and Deification of the Hero. Throughout the sequence, the Hero is the evolving ego consciousness.

Featuring a foreword by Jung, this Princeton Classics edition introduces a new generation of readers to this eloquent and enduring work.

General

Imprint: Princeton University Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2014
First published: August 2014
Authors: Erich Neumann
Translators: R.F.C Hull
Foreword by: C. G. Jung
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 40mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 493
Edition: With a Foreword
ISBN-13: 978-0-691-16359-8
Categories: Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Myths & mythology
Books > Social sciences > Psychology > The self, ego, identity, personality
Books > Reference & Interdisciplinary > Interdisciplinary studies > Cultural studies > History of ideas, intellectual history
Books > Social sciences > Psychology > Cognition & cognitive psychology > General
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social institutions > Customs & folklore > Folklore
Books > Religion & Spirituality > Myths & mythology
LSN: 0-691-16359-6
Barcode: 9780691163598

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