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Description - Jung on Astrology by C. G. Jung

Jung on Astrology brings together C. G. Jung's thoughts on astrology in a single volume for the first time, significantly adding to our understanding of Jung's work.

Jung's Collected Works, seminars, and letters contain numerous discussions of this ancient divinatory system, and Jung himself used astrological horoscopes as a diagnostic tool in his analytic practice. Understood in terms of his own psychology as a symbolic representation of the archetypes of the collective unconscious, Jung found in astrology a wealth of spiritual and psychological meaning and suggested it represents the "sum of all the psychological knowledge of antiquity."

The selections and editorial introductions by Safron Rossi and Keiron Le Grice address topics that were of critical importance to Jung-such as the archetypal symbolism in astrology, the precession of the equinoxes and astrological ages, astrology as a form of synchronicity and acausal correspondence, the qualitative nature of time, and the experience of astrological fate-allowing readers to assess astrology's place within the larger corpus of Jung's work and its value as a source of symbolic meaning for our time.

The book will be of great interest to analytical psychologists, Jungian psychotherapists and academics and students of depth psychology, Jungian and post-Jungian studies, as well as to astrologers and therapists of other orientations, especially transpersonal.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781138230729
ISBN-10: 1138230723
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Sep-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - C. G. Jung

Safron Rossi is a professor of mythology and depth psychology in the Jungian and Archetypal Studies specialization at Pacifica Graduate Institute, California. For many years she was Curator of the Joseph Campbell and James Hillman manuscript collections. She writes in the fields of archetypal psychology, mythology and astrology. Keiron Le Grice is a professor of depth psychology and program chair in the Jungian and Archetypal Studies specialization at Pacifica Graduate Institute, California, andã co-founder of the Institute of Transpersonal and Archetypal Studies (ITAS). He is the author of several books and a founding editor ofã Archai: The Journal of Archetypal Cosmology.

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