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Alchemical Active Imagination Revised Edition

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ISBN-10: 0877735891

ISBN-13: 9780877735892

Edition: Revised 

Authors: Marie-Louise von Franz

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Although alchemy is popularly regarded as the science that sought to transmute base physical matter, many of the medieval alchemists were more interested in developing a discipline that would lead to the psychological and spiritual transformation of the individual. C. G. Jung discovered in his study of alchemical texts a symbolic and imaginal language that expressed many of his own insights into psychological processes. In this book, Marie-Louise von Franz examines a text by the sixteenth-century alchemist and physician Gerhard Dorn in order to show the relationship of alchemy to the concepts and techniques of analytical psychology. In particular, she shows that the alchemists practiced a…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/2/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Origins of Alchemy: Extraverted and Introverted Traditions
Divine Power in Matter
The Problem of the Body and the Redemption of the Christian Shadow
Mind and Body in the Castle of Philosophical Love
Medieval Magic and Modern Synchronicity
Vir Unus / Unus Mundus
Notes