Technology and the Soul: From the Nuclear Bomb to the World Wide Web

Author(s) : Wolfgang Giegerich

Part of The Collected English Papers of Wolfgang Giegerich series - more in this series

Technology and the Soul: From the Nuclear Bomb to the World Wide Web

Book Details

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Published : July 2020
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Category :
    Psychoanalysis
  • Catalogue No : 95213
  • ISBN 13 : 9780367485337
  • ISBN 10 : 9780367485

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C. G. Jung famously declared that it is not the psyche that is in us, but rather we who are in the psyche. Updating this insight, the second volume of Wolfgang Giegerich's Collected English Papers examines what must be regarded as the most all-encompassing presence of our lives today: technological civilization. Living within technology, we now find that what we had formerly regarded as psychological phenomena-our feelings and emotions, images and dreams-have been superseded by phenomena bearing the predicates "artificial," "manufactured," and "virtual." Television, the World Wide Web, and the nuclear bomb are cases in point.

Far from being mere things among things, each of these has transformed the whole of man's world-relation. Though deplored by many as soulless on this account, these phenomena, it may be argued, are the real gods, the real archetypes, of the soul today. Psychologically it is not what we think and feel about them that counts, but what they think, what they feel.

About the Author(s)

Wolfgang Giegerich is a Jungian analyst, now living in Berlin, and the author of numerous books, among them What Is Soul? and Neurosis: The Logic of a Metaphysical Illness. Giegerich's Collected English Papers include The Neurosis of Psychology (Vol. I). Technology and the Soul (Vol. 2)

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