Temporality, Shame, and the Problem of Evil in Jungian Psychology: An Exchange of Ideas

Author(s) : Murray Stein, Author(s) : Elena Caramazza

Temporality, Shame, and the Problem of Evil in Jungian Psychology: An Exchange of Ideas

Book Details

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Published : October 2020
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 104
  • Category :
    Jung and Analytical Psychology
  • Catalogue No : 95321
  • ISBN 13 : 9780367465773
  • ISBN 10 : 9780367465

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In a unique epistolary style, authors Murray Stein and Elena Caramazza share their rich and reflective conversations surrounding the themes of temporality, shame, and evil through letters, essays, and email correspondence. Ignited by Wolfgang Pauli's "The Piano Lesson," Stein and Caramazza study the function of temporality and consider the importance of shame and evil to this relationship. In this book Stein shows how Pauli, as a result of his contact with C.G. Jung and analytical psychology, embarked on a thought experiment to merge two currents of scientific thought: quantum physics and depth psychology.

In his work of active imagination "The Piano Lesson," Pauli playfully brings together the former, which supplies a causal explanation of the mechanics of the material world, and the latter, which supplies an approach to meaning. The problem of how to merge the two currents in one language is presented in Pauli's symbolic solution, piano music, which combines the black and white keys in a single harmony. This music symbolizes a unified theory that combines the explanations of causality and the meaning delivered by synchronicity.

Presenting an original approach to synchronicity and dis-synchronicity, this interdisciplinary and innovative exchange concludes with a script written by Murray Stein, inspired by Pauli, as well as an afterword by influential Jungian scholars. This book will be a key reference for undergraduate and postgraduate courses and seminars in Jungian and post-Jungian studies, philosophy, psychoanalytic studies, psychology, and the social sciences.

About the Author(s)

Murray Stein is a training and supervising analyst at The International School of Analytical Psychology Zurich, Switzerland. He is the author of many articles and books.

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Elena Caramazza, MD and Pediatrician, is an IAAP member, AIPA preceptor and Jungian analyst. She has published several papers and reviews concerning Jungian thought and analytical psychology and practices privately as an analyst in Rome. She is the author, with Murray Stein, of Temporality, Shame, and the Problem of Evil in Jungian Psychology: An Exchange of Ideas. She is the author of the book Silenzio a Praga (Moretti e Vitali) and also wrote a chapter "L'Ombra" in Trattato di Psicologia Analitica.

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