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Projection and re-collection in Jungian psychology : reflections of the soul
Franz, Marie-Luise von, 1915-1998.
Publication Information:
La Salle, Ill. : Open Court, [1980]

Physical Description:
253 pages ; 21 cm.
General Note:
Translation of Spiegelungen der Seele: Projektion und innere Sammulung.

Includes index.
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"Marie Louise von Franz's Projection and Re-Collection is thorough in its wide-ranging exploration as both a map and a guide to the recognition and reclaiming of projection. Von Franz skillfully brings theory to life as she builds on and further develops C.G. Jung's research on projection." -- Julia Jewett Jungian Analyst "The book is stimulating in going to the core of psychotherapeutic work, and invites a response from psychotherapists in general and from Jungian analysts in particular." -- San Francisco Jung Institute Library Journal

Author Notes

Marie-Louise is one of the founders of the Jung Institute in Kusnacht, near Zurich, where she is now a training analyst.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
1 Definition of Projectionp. 1
Projection in Everyday Lifep. 1
The Five Stages in the Withdrawal of Projectionsp. 9
Projection and Projectilep. 19
Subjective Level and Objective Levelp. 25
Possession and Loss of Soulp. 28
2 The Withdrawal of Projections in Religious Hermeneuticsp. 35
The Approach of the Gods to Menp. 35
Allegory in the Gnosis and in Early Christianityp. 40
Typos in Origen and the Early Middle Agesp. 43
Signs of Schism in the Second Millenniump. 47
3 Projection and Scientific Hypothesesp. 53
The First Principlep. 53
The Infinite Sphere as God, Cosmos, and Soulp. 57
Particles, Elements, and Causalityp. 61
Energy and Field of Forcep. 66
Psyche and Matterp. 73
4 The Hypothesis of the Collective Unconsciousp. 77
The Modelp. 77
The Multiple Unity of the Collective Unconsciousp. 84
The Polar Nature of the Collective Unconsciousp. 89
5 The Evil Demonsp. 95
Exorcism of Devils or Integration of Complexes?p. 95
The Demons of Antiquityp. 107
The Demons in Christianityp. 111
The Problem of the Relation of the Archetypes to the Subjectp. 116
6 The Great Mediating Daimonsp. 122
Psyche and Eros in Apuleiusp. 122
The Masculine Companion in Woman's Psychep. 134
7 The Inner Companionp. 143
The Guardian Spiritp. 143
The Inner Companion in Hermetic Philosophy and in Alchemyp. 150
8 Consciousness and Inner Wholenessp. 160
The Returnp. 160
The Eye as Symbol of "Insight"p. 165
Re-Collectionp. 169
Individuation and Relatednessp. 174
9 Reflectionp. 179
The Original Meanings of Reflectionp. 179
Fourfold Mirroringp. 186
Mirroring of Psyche and Matter (Synchronicity)p. 189
Notesp. 200
Bibliographyp. 233
Indexp. 241