C G Jung was a psychoanalyst who turned his attention to Eastern modes of thought. This book collects his writings on the subject, including his Psychological commentaries on the "I Ching" and "The Tibetan Book of the Dead". It also includes his thoughts on Buddhism and Islam and a travelogue of his first encounter with India in 1936.
Represents a decade of writing from a thinker who was at the peak of his powers as perhaps the leading post-war figure in developmental psychiatry. This book chronicles the complex inner lives of human beings, from the first encounter between mother and newborn, through the 'doldrums' of adolescence, to maturity.
Informed by clinical experience, and written with the author's humanity and lucidity, the lectures provide an introduction to John Bowlby's thought and work, as well as practical guidance of use both to parents and to members of the mental health professions. This selection of key lectures includes the seminal one that gives the volume its title.
Creativity is fundamental to human experience. In On Creativity David Bohm, the world-renowned scientist, investigates the phenomenon from all sides. This is a remarkable and life-affirming book by one of the most far-sighted thinkers of modern
David Bohm identified creative dialogue, a sharing of assumptions and understanding, as a means by which the individual, and society as a whole, can learn more about themselves and others and achieve a renewed sense of purpose.
Acknowledgements. Introduction. Transitional Objects and Transitional Phenomena. Dreaming, Fantasying, and Living: A Case-history Describing a Primary Dissociation. Playing: A Theoretical Statement. Playing: Creative Activity and the Search for the Self. Creativity and its Origins.
In this remarkable book, regarded by Russell as one of the most important of his career, he argues that power is man's ultimate goal and is, in its many guises, the single most important element in the development of any society.
In this book Fromm set out to identify 'what man is, how he ought to live, and how the tremendous energies within man can be released and used productively.' It makes for exciting, illuminating, even life-changing reading.