On Divination and Synchronicity: The Psychology of Meaningful Chance

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With penetrating insight Marie-Louise von Franz examines the psychological background to time, number, and methods of divining fate such as the I Ching, astrology, Tarot cards, palmistry, dice, random patterns, etc. Contrasting Western scientific attitudes with those of the Chinese and so-called primitives, she explains and illustrates Jung's ideas on archetypes, projection, psychic energy, and synchronicity.

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Author: Marie-Louise von Franz
No. Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780919123021

Marie-Louise von Franz, for many years a coworker with C.G. Jung, is an acknowledged authority on the psychological interpretation of fairytales, dreams, myths, and alchemy.  In this book, originally a series of lectures at the Jung Institute in Zurich, she turns her attention to the meaning of the irrational.

With penetrating insight she examines the psychological background to time, number, and methods of divining fate such as the I Ching, astrology, Tarot cards, palmistry, dice, random patterns, etc.  Contrasting Western scientific attitudes with those of the Chinese and so-called primitives, she explains and illustrates Jung’s ideas on archetypes, projection, psychic energy, and synchronicity.