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Jung on Mythology
Selected and introduced by Robert A. Segal

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Introduction
Ch. 1. Jung vis-a-vis Freud on Myth
a. Jung's Freudian Interpretation of Myth
From "The Theory of Psychoanalysis"
From "The Theory of Psychoanalysis"
b. Jung's Rejection of Freud's Theory of Myth
From "The Significance of the Father in the Destiny of the Individual"
From "Introduction to Kranefeldt's 'Secret Ways of the Mind'"
From "The Concept of the Collective Unconscious"
From C. G. Jung Speaking
Ch. 2. The Origin of Myth
a. The Similarities among Myths
From "Schiller's Ideas on the Type Problem"
From "On the Psychology of the Unconscious"
From "The Relations between the Ego and the Unconscious"
From "Commentary on 'The Secret of the Golden Flower'"
From "The Philosophical Tree"
From "Fundamental Questions of Psychotherapy"
b. Independent Invention Rather Than Diffusion as the Source of the Similarities
From "The Significance of Constitution and Heredity in Psychology"
From "The Psychology of the Child Archetype"
c. Rejection of the Experience of the External World as the Source of Independent Invention
From "General Description of the Types"
From "Definitions"
From "On Psychic Energy"
From "Archetypes of the Collective Unconscious"
From "Flying Saucers: A Modern Myth"
From "Marginalia on Contemporary Events"
Letter to Baroness Tinti (10 January 1936)
d. Independent Invention as the Projection of the Unconscious onto the External World
From "Symbols of the Mother and of Rebirth"
From "The Dual Mother"
From "The Type Problem in Poetry"
From "On the Psychology of the Unconscious"
From "On the Psychology of the Unconscious"
From "The Structure of the Psyche"
e. Independent Invention as the Projection of the Collective Rather Than the Personal Unconscious onto the External World
From "Flying Saucers: A Modern Myth"
From "The Psychology of Eastern Meditation"
From "The Philosophical Tree"
f. Myths and Archetypes
From "Archetypes of the Collective Unconscious"
From "The Psychology of the Child Archetype"
Ch. 3. The Function of Myth
a. Revealing the Unconscious
From "The Psychology of the Child Archetype"
From "The Dual Mother"
From "A Psychological Approach to the Dogma of the Trinity"
b. Encountering the Unconscious
From "Background to the Psychology of Christian Alchemical Symbolism"
From "Paracelsus as a Spiritual Phenomenon"
From "The Conjunction"
From "Principles of Practical Psychotherapy"
c. Making Life Meaningful
From "The Psychology of the Child Archetype"
From "The Archetype in Dream Symbolism"
From "The Function of Religious Symbols"
From Memories, Dreams, Reflections
d. Abetting Therapy
From "Schizophrenia"
From "The Aims of Psychotherapy"
From "Foreword to the First Volume of Studies from the C. G. Jung Institute"
e. Providing Models for Behavior
From C. G. Jung Speaking
Ch. 4. Myths and Dreams/Fantasies
From "The Theory of Psychoanalysis"
From "The Theory of Psychoanalysis"
From "The Role of the Unconscious"
From "Analytical Psychology and Education"
From "The Tavistock Lectures: Lecture II"
From "Foreword to Perry: The Self in Psychotic Progress"
From C. G. Jung Speaking
Ch. 5. Myth as a Way of Thinking
From "Two Kinds of Thinking"
Ch. 6. Kinds of Myths
a. Myths of the Child
From "The Psychology of the Child Archetype"
b. Myths of the Hero
From "The Origin of the Hero"
From "The Origin of the Hero"
From "Symbols of the Mother and of Rebirth"
From "Symbols of the Mother and of Rebirth"
From "The Dual Mother"
From "The Dual Mother"
From "The Dual Mother"
From "The Dual Mother"
From "On the Psychology of the Unconscious"
From "Religious Ideas in Alchemy"
From "The Conjunction"
From "The Tavistock Lectures: Lecture III"
c. Personal Myths
From Memories, Dreams, Reflections
From Memories, Dreams, Reflections
Ch. 7. Myths and Primitives
From "Two Kinds of Thinking"
From "Psychological Aspects of the Mother Archetype"
From "The Psychology of the Child Archetype"
From "A Psychological View of Conscience"
Ch. 8. Myths and Moderns
a. The Demythicizing of the External World
From "The Philosophical Tree"
b. The Continued Existence of Traditional Myths
From "Psychology and Literature"
c. The Revival of Traditional Myths
"Wotan"
From "The Fight with the Shadow"
d. The Creation of Distinctively Modern Myths
From "Flying Saucers: A Modern Myth"
e. Myth as Never Superseded
From "Two Kinds of Thinking"
Ch. 9. Earlier Psychological Interpretations of Myth
From "The Personification of the Opposites"
From "The Conjunction"
Ch. 10. Myth and Religion
From "The Undiscovered Self (Present and Future)"
From "The Undiscovered Self (Present and Future)"
From "Psychology and Religion"
From "Foreword to White's God and the Unconscious"
From "Answer to Job"
From "Rex and Regina"
From "Jung and Religious Belief"
From Memories, Dreams, Reflections
From Letter to Dorothee Hoch (23 September 1952)
From Letter to Upton Sinclair (7 January 1955)
From Letter to Pastor Tanner (12 February 1959)
Ch. 11. Erich Neumann
Introduction to The Origins and History of Consciousness
Ch. 12. Marie-Louise von Franz
From Patterns of Creativity Mirrored in Creation Myths
Ch. 13. James Hillman
From Re-Visioning Psychology
Index

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