Analytical Psychology in Exile: The Correspondence of C. G. by C. G. Jung, Erich Neumann

By C. G. Jung, Erich Neumann

C. G. Jung and Erich Neumann first met in 1933, at a seminar Jung used to be engaging in in Berlin. Jung used to be fifty-seven years outdated and the world over acclaimed for his personal model of psychotherapy. Neumann, twenty-eight, had simply complete his stories in drugs. the 2 males struck up a correspondence that will proceed until eventually Neumann’s loss of life in 1960. A lifelong Zionist, Neumann fled Nazi Germany along with his kin and settled in Palestine in 1934, the place he may turn into the founder of analytical psychology sooner or later nation of Israel.

Presented the following in English for the 1st time are letters that offer an extraordinary examine the advance of Jung’s mental theories from the Thirties onward in addition to the rising self-confidence of one other towering twentieth-century highbrow who used to be frequently defined as Jung’s so much gifted scholar. Neumann was once one of many few correspondence companions of Jung’s who was once in a position to problem him intellectually and in my view. those letters make clear not just Jung’s political perspective towards Nazi Germany, his alleged anti-Semitism, and his mental conception of fascism, but additionally his knowing of Jewish psychology and mysticism. They verify Neumann’s value as a number one psychologist of his time and paint a desirable photo of the mental effect of immigration at the German Jewish intellectuals who settled in Palestine and helped to create the kingdom of Israel.

Featuring Martin Liebscher’s authoritative creation and annotations, this quantity files essentially the most very important highbrow relationships within the heritage of analytical psychology.

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77 But The New Ethic was not the only book by Neumann that would be published by Rascher that year. Originally intended as a volume to be published on its own, The Origins and History of Consciousness had previously been chosen to become the first volume in the institute’s series Studien des C. G. Jung Instituts (Studies from the C. G. 78 This meant that it would now be published under the auspices of the institute. One has to call it at least unfortunate, that the institute’s vice president, C.

In autumn 1950 he was attacked by Meier and other members of the Curatorium for his interpretation of Amor and Psyche (see n. 518). 103 Curatorium des C. G. Jung Instituts Zürich to Neumann, October 1954 (NP). 104 Jacobi to Jung, 5 September 1955 (JA). 105 Jacobi to Jung, 22 August 1956 (JA). 106 A damning letter to Aniela Jaffé in 1959, written in the aftermath of this incident and apparently in a state of depression, shows that Neumann’s general reconciliation with the Zurich Jungians was not successful after all.

Anything but—­after the Ethic experience. 96 Even in Zurich Neumann earned the respect of some parts of the Jungian circle, especially through his Origins and History of Consciousness. Richard Hull, for instance, working on its translation, reversed Neumann to Olga Fröbe-­Kapteyn, 22 May [1949] (EA). For Kranefeldt see n. 531. See Neumann to Fröbe-­Kapteyn, 13 December [1949] and 11 [or 14] May [1949] (EA). 96 Neumann to Fröbe-­Kapteyn, 20 January 1951 (EA). 94 95 Introduction • li his previous judgment: Though the book was indeed a “modern myth,” he wrote in a letter to Herbert Read in 1951, it was an absolutely fantastic one.

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