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Anatomy of the Psyche

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This book attempts to bring into visibility certain experiential modes or categories of the individuation process that appear in alchemical symbolism.

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Publisher's Synopsis
Edinger, who transited July 17, 1998, considered Anatomy of the Psyche his “most substantial, sustained and fully organized contribution.”

Edinger goes through seven alchemical operations in a particular order:
  1. Calcinatio 
  2. Solutio 
  3. Coagulatio 
  4. Sublimatio
  5. Mortificatio
  6. Separatio
  7. Coniunctio

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"Edinger has greatly enriched my understanding of psychology through the avenue of alchemy. No other contribution has been as helpful as this for revealing, in a word, the anatomy of the psyche and how it applies to where one is in his or her process. This is a significant amplification and extension of Jung's work. Two hundred years from now, it will still be a useful handbook and an inspiring aid to those who care about individuation."         ~Psychological Perspectives

Excerpt
"Heaven is the abode of eternal Platonic forms, the universals, the archetypal images."

Biography
Leading Jungian Analyst, EDWARD F. EDINGER, M.D. was a supervising psychiatrist at Rockland State Hospital in Orangeburg, N.Y., and later was a founding member of the C.G. Jung Foundation, in Manhattan, and the C.G. Jung Institute of New York. He was the institute's president from 1968 to 1979, when he moved to Los Angeles. There, he continued his practice for 19 years, becoming an analyst, supervisor and faculty member at the C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles.

Author Edinger, Edward F.
Book Type Trade Paperback
Page Count 284 pp.
Publisher Open Court 1993
Series Reality of the Psyche Series
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