Carl Jung 1875-1961
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Originator of Analytical Psychology
Theory of Personality


“One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, and
with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The
curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the
vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child. “
Carl Jung

Fundamental Concepts:
Individuation, incorporating opposites; including
conscious and unconscious, while still maintaining
autonomy, necessary to become a whole person
Major Psyche divided into 3 parts
Ego, the conscious mind
Personal unconscious, individual,
what is not presently conscious
Collective unconscious, universal,
represented in spiritual and mythological symbols,
influences all experiences and behaviors
Archetypes, reflected in images
Major Archetypes
Mother, Mana, the shadow, the persona, anima & animus
Father, family, child, hero, maiden, animal, trickster,
original man (Adam), God, hermaphrodite, self, mandala

Major Works:
Analytic Psychology: Its Theory and Practice (1970)
The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious (1934-1954)
The Basic Writings of C. C. Jung (1959)
The Collected Works of Carl G. Jung (1967)
Man and His Symbols (1964)
Memories, Dreams, Reflections (1962)
Psychological Types (1921)
Psychology of the Unconscious (1912)
Synchronicity: An Acausal Connecting Principle (1952)

Learning Transfer:
The concepts of Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious are
important to learning transfer in analogical reasoning and metaphor.

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Wallace, W. S. (2007). Transformative learning theory.
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