Ancient Greece, Modern Psyche: Archetypes Evolving

Thomas Singer


Between historical Greece and glossy psyche lies a divide of not just 3 thousand years, yet cultures which are worlds aside in paintings, know-how, economics and the accelerating flood of historic occasions. This detailed choice of essays from a global number of individuals deals compelling proof for the traditional connection and relevance of historical delusion to modern psyche, and emerges from the second one 'Ancient Greece, smooth Psyche' convention held in Santorini, Greece, in 2012.

This quantity is a robust homecoming for these looking a residing connection among the psyche of the ancients and our sleek psyche. This ebook appears to be like at everlasting topics corresponding to love, good looks, demise, suicide, desires, historical Greek myths, the Homeric heroes and the tales of Demeter, Persephone, Apollo and Hermes as they hook up with issues of the trendy psyche. The individuals suggest that that the hyperlink among them lies within the underlying archetypal styles of human behaviour, emotion, picture, idea, and memory.

Ancient Greece, glossy Psyche: Archetypes Evolving makes transparent that a necessary a part of decoding our dilemmas is living in a familiarity with Western civilization's oldest tales approximately our origins, our affliction, and the which means or meaninglessness in existence. will probably be of significant curiosity to Jungian psychotherapists, lecturers and scholars in addition to students of classics and mythology.

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