By Frances Gray

How have you learnt whatever is right? What relation is there among my psyche and your psyche, does one exist? will we doubt every thing or are a few things indubitable? What does Jung need to say approximately physique and psyche, physique and mind?


Cartesian Philosophy and the Flesh is an research and critique of interpretations of Cartesian philosophy in analytical psychology. It specializes in readings of Descartes that experience very important implications for realizing Jung, and analytical and existential psychology ordinarily. Frances Gray's ebook increases questions about the 'place' of the physique in a thought of the human psyche and approximately what sort of psyche, if any, is key to options of person. grey claims that the debates round Descartes and metaphysical dualism were oversimplified and that this has had a profound influence on conceptualizing an on-going relation among psyche and physique. The publication additionally explores the connection among Jung's notion of the phenomenological perspective and that of Edmund Husserl and Maurice Merleau-Ponty.


Cartesian Philosophy and Flesh brings jointly Descartes’ notion of self-interrogation and self-reflection and Jung's venture in The purple Book, the perform of religious routines is the underpinning orientation of either males. It recommends comparable practices to a person drawn to the truths in their personal dwelling. Gray’s ebook may be of curiosity to Jung students, and people with an curiosity in Jungian stories, Analytical Psychologists and Philosophers.

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