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Psychology and alchemy

Author: C G Jung; R F C Hull
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 1993, ©1980.
Series: Collected works of C.G. Jung, v. 12.; Bollingen series, XX.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d ed. completely revView all editions and formats
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A study of the analogies between alchemy, Christian dogma, and psychological symbolism.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C G Jung; R F C Hull
ISBN: 0691097712 9780691097718 0691018316 9780691018317
OCLC Number: 43679114
Notes: 1st Princeton/Bollingen Paperback printing.
Description: xxxiv, 571 pages : 270 illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: *FrontMatter, pg. i*Prefatory Note to The English Edition, pg. v*Editorial Note to the First Edition, pg. vii*Editorial Note to the Second Edition, pg. viii*Translator's Note, pg. ix*Foreword to the Swiss Edition, pg. x*Table of Contents, pg. xi*List of Illustrations, pg. xv*Note of Acknowledgment, pg. xxxv*I. INTRODUCTION TO THE RELIGIOUS AND PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEMS OF ALCHEMY, pg. 1*1. INTRODUCTION, pg. 39*2. THE INITIAL DREAMS, pg. 47*I. CONCERNING THE MANDALA, pg. 95*II. THE MANDALAS IN THE DREAMS, pg. 103*III. THE VISION OF THE WORLD CLOCK, pg. 203*IV. THE SYMBOLS OF THE SELF, pg. 215*1. BASIC CONCEPTS OF ALCHEMY, pg. 225*2. THE PSYCHIC NATURE OF THE ALCHEMICAL WORK, pg. 242*3. THE WORK, pg. 288*4. THE PRIMA MATERIA, pg. 317*I. THE RENEWAL OF LIFE, pg. 345*II. EVIDENCE FOR THE RELIGIOUS INTERPRETATION OF THE LAPIS. a. Raymond Lxilly, pg. 357*II. EVIDENCE FOR THE RELIGIOUS INTERPRETATION OF THE LAPIS. b. Tractatas aureus, pg. 358*II. EVIDENCE FOR THE RELIGIOUS INTERPRETATION OF THE LAPIS. c. Zosimos and the Doctrine of the Anthropos, pg. 360*II. EVIDENCE FOR THE RELIGIOUS INTERPRETATION OF THE LAPIS. d. Petrus Bonus, pg. 373*II. EVIDENCE FOR THE RELIGIOUS INTERPRETATION OF THE LAPIS. e. "Aurora consurgens" and the Doctrine of Sapientia, pg. 376*II. EVIDENCE FOR THE RELIGIOUS INTERPRETATION OF THE LAPIS. f. Melchior Cibinensis and the Alchemical Paraphrase of the Mass, pg. 396*II. EVIDENCE FOR THE RELIGIOUS INTERPRETATION OF THE LAPIS g. Sir George Ripley, pg. 406*II. EVIDENCE FOR THE RELIGIOUS INTERPRETATION OF THE LAPIS. h. The Epigoni, pg. 423*6. ALCHEMICAL SYMBOLISM IN THE HISTORY OF RELIGION, pg. 432*EPILOGUE, pg. 473*BIBLIOGRAPHY, pg. 485*INDEX, pg. 525
Series Title: Collected works of C.G. Jung, v. 12.; Bollingen series, XX.
Other Titles: Psychologie und Alchemie.
Responsibility: C.G. Jung ; translated by R.F.C. Hull.

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