Psychological complex is a term used primarily in depth psychology
, but today it can found in mainstream culture.
First, this dialogue shows how phenomenology and depth psychology
both arise at nearly the same time at the beginning of the 20th century as a critical response to the world-view of the natural sciences and its technological applications.
Though Roberts was responsible for bringing depth psychology
and Christianity theology into direct dialogue, the psychology of religion was not destined to morph into a sub-set of Christian thought.
The book's weakest passages, however, are its repeated forays into depth psychology
Yet depth psychology
indicates the important role that consciousness of sin may play in masking more specific concerns.
MacLaren is currently working on his doctorate in mythology and depth psychology
Ruth now lives in California teaching history and has just gained a doctorate in depth psychology
Chapters teach the reader about Kundalini Yoga and the 7 "chakras" along the spinal column; Interior Castle and the 7 "dwelling places" of the aspiring soul, as told in the famous work by Christian mystic Teresa of Avila; depth psychology
that integrates the conscious and unconscious, as discussed by Carl Jung; and much more.
The Human Being is a virtuoso combination of historical and literary criticism, of ethics, philosophy (Ludwig Feuerbach has an entire chapter), of spirituality, etymology, of Geistesgeschichte (which means not only the history of ideas but also the history of the strong cross-cultural currents that move in the human psyche), of depth psychology
, and even a touch of neurophysiology.
This gets confusing at times: why does the chapter entitled "Home: The unhappy housewife" include lengthy sections on the scandalous conditions of insane asylums, the advent of federal mental health initiatives and the adoption of depth psychology
techniques by advertisers?
His experience as a therapist and physicist and his clear writing ability makes this book a must-read for students and lay persons interested in the ever-growing field of depth psychology
He next compares Jung's depth psychology
and therapeutic technique of active imagination to the Buddhist practice of emptiness meditation.
His book contains nothing on Wordsworth's depth psychology
This discussion is itself prefaced by a chapter that provides an erudite but concise history of depth psychology
, particularly the ideas of psychic polycentricity and the drives as found in the writings of Lichtenberg, Herder, Kant, Schiller, and Fichte.
Girard draws on the insights of depth psychology
and history of religions: Jung and Eliade are primary influences on the work.