Lectures on Jung's Aion (Polarities in the Psyche)
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Title:      Lectures on Jung's Aion (Polarities in the Psyche)
Categories:      Chiron
BookID:      6028
Authors:      Barbara Hannah, Marie-Louise Von Franz
ISBN-10(13):      9781888602289
Publisher:      Chiron Publications
Publication date:      2004-10-30
Number of pages:      0
Price:      18.21  USD
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Aion, a major work from Jung’s later years, has long been a source of fascination for a wide variety of scholars and thinkers. Presented here are two substantial commentaries on this rich and complex text by two important figures in Jung’s life and work: Barbara Hannah and Marie-Louise von Franz.

Hannah delivered these lectures in 1957 at the C.G. Jung Institute in Zürich. She addresses each chapter of Aion, providing detailed, in-depth analysis of selected passages, while suggesting resources for further study. Well-paced and thoughtfully planned, she scans the work from beginning to end, illuminating many subtle nuances.

In a private interview with Claude Drey in her home during the spring of 1965, Marie-Louise von Franz looks closely at chapter fourteen of Aion—"The Structure and Dynamics of the Self." Published here for the first time, von Franz offers a lively and free-flowing discussion of key passages in Jung's work.

This is the first volume in a new series edited by Emmanuel Kennedy-Xypolitas, "Polarities in the Psyche," focusing on the broad theme of the opposites in the psyche. The second volume will be The Archetypal Symbolism of Animals (also from Chiron Publications).