By C. G. Jung, Erich Neumann, Martin Liebscher, Heather McCartney
C. G. Jung and Erich Neumann first met in 1933, at a seminar Jung was once accomplishing in Berlin. Jung was once fifty-seven years previous and across the world acclaimed for his personal model of psychotherapy. Neumann, twenty-eight, had simply accomplished his experiences in medication. the 2 males struck up a correspondence that will proceed until eventually Neumann’s demise in 1960. A lifelong Zionist, Neumann fled Nazi Germany together with his relatives and settled in Palestine in 1934, the place he could turn into the founder of analytical psychology sooner or later nation of Israel.
Presented right here in English for the 1st time are letters that supply a unprecedented examine the improvement of Jung’s mental theories from the Thirties onward in addition to the rising self-confidence of one other towering twentieth-century highbrow who was once frequently defined as Jung’s such a lot proficient scholar. Neumann was once one of many few correspondence companions of Jung’s who was once in a position to problem him intellectually and in my view. those letters make clear not just Jung’s political angle towards Nazi Germany, his alleged anti-Semitism, and his mental concept of fascism, but in addition his knowing of Jewish psychology and mysticism. They verify Neumann’s value as a number one psychologist of his time and paint a desirable photograph of the mental effect of immigration at the German Jewish intellectuals who settled in Palestine and helped to create the nation of Israel.
Featuring Martin Liebscher’s authoritative advent and annotations, this quantity files probably the most vital highbrow relationships within the historical past of analytical psychology.