Books by C.G. Jung

The Undiscovered Self: The Dilemma of the Individual in Modern Society

In this challenging and provocative work, Dr. Carl Jung—one of history’s greatest  minds—argues that civilization’s future depends on our ability as individuals to resist the collective forces of society. Only by gaining an awareness and understanding of one’s unconscious mind and true, inner nature—“the undiscovered self”—can we as individuals acquire the self-knowledge that is antithetical …

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The Red Book

The most influential unpublished work in the history of psychology. When Carl Jung embarked on an extended self-exploration he called his “confrontation with the unconscious,” the heart of it was The Red Book, a large, illuminated volume he created between 1914 and 1930. Here he developed his principle theories—of the archetypes, the collective unconscious, and the …

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The Red Book: A Reader’s Edition

A portable edition of the famous Red Book text and essay. The Red Book, published to wide acclaim in 2009, contains the nucleus of C.G. Jung’s later works. It was here that he developed his principal theories of the archetypes, the collective unconscious, and the process of individuation that would transform psychotherapy from treatment of the sick …

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The Spirit in Man, Art, & Literature (Collected Works of C.G. Jung Vol. 15)

Nine essays, written between 1922 and 1941, on Paracelsus, Freud, Picasso, the sinologist Richard Wilhelm, Joyce’s Ulysses, artistic creativity generally, and the source of artistic creativity in archetypal structures.


The Symbolic Life: Miscellaneous Writings (Collected Works of C.G. Jung Vol. 18)

This volume is a miscellany of writings that Jung published after the Collected Works had been planned, minor and fugitive works that he wished to assign to a special volume, and early writings that came to light in the course of research.


Two Essays on Analytical Psychology (Collected Works of C.G. Jung Vol. 7)

This volume has become known as perhaps the best introduction to Jung’s work. In these famous essays. “The Relations between the Ego and the Unconscious” and “On the Psychology of the Unconscious,” he presented the essential core of his system. Historically, they mark the end of Jung’s intimate association with Freud and sum up his …

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Synchronicity: An Acausal Connecting Principle

Jung was intrigued from early in his career with coincidences, especially those surprising juxtapositions that scientific rationality could not adequately explain. He discussed these ideas with Albert Einstein before World War I, but first used the term “synchronicity” in a 1930 lecture, in reference to the unusual psychological insights generated from consulting the I Ching. A …

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The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious (Collected Works of C.G. Jung Vol. 9 Part 1)

Essays which state the fundamentals of Jung’s psychological system: “On the Psychology of the Unconscious” and “The Relations Between the Ego and the Unconscious,” with their original versions in an appendix.


The Development of Personality (Collected Works of C.G. Jung Vol. 17)

Papers on child psychology, education, and individuation, underlining the overwhelming importance of parents and teachers in the genesis of the intellectual, feeling, and emotional disorders of childhood. The final paper deals with marriage as an aid or obstacle to self-realization.


The Practice of Psychotherapy: Essays on the Psychology of the Transference and Other Subjects (Collected Works of C.G. Jung Vol. 16)

Essays on aspects of analytical therapy, specifically the transference, abreaction, and dream analysis. Contains an additional essay, “The Realities of Practical Psychotherapy,” found among Jung’s posthumous papers.

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