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credit the book shies from any overarching definition of evil that gets to the root the book shies from any overarching definition of evil that gets to the root the problem It practices instead struggle with the concept which many of its sources suggest is the best any of us can do with evil Gordon also refuses to talk about evil people which would be dangerous focusing instead on evil acts As a model for intellectual struggle with evil these fieldnotes succeed in their sincerityI already plan on uoting from this book in work I am writing currently It s well worth a look to anyone curious about this problem. Ld a real and practical definition of evil and assessing their dialogues as a metaphor for Jung's views of the transcendent function Fieldnotes from a Depth Psychological Exploration of Evil will be essential reading for academics and students of Jungian and post Jungian studies sociology criminology and philosophy It will also be a key resource for Jungian analysts and psychotherapists interested in the study of evil and its impact on society
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This book is true to its title in that it is a collection of fieldnotes exploring the problem of evil It very much reads like a collection of curious findings in the course of conducting research which if you re a researcher too brings a feeling of fellowship The impetus for Robin Gordon came out of er fascination with a series of
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JOURNEY FOR GORDON IS A RABBITfor Gordon is a rabbit on the subject of evil and many galleries therein which she explored are presentedGiven er expertise in Jungian psychology it is the theoretical framework most often returned to in this record of the rocks she turned over A great many connection are shared from the Milgram experiments to Star Trek and Syd Barrett s experience leaving Pink Floyd to Robert Bly s Bag of internalized rules and Donald Kalsched s self care system Things eventually steer back to Khan s individuation and the Ch ang Ch un s dialogues but not in great depth Again true to the title this book stands. Ngs We learn what depth psychology Mismatch has said about evil and the shadow part of our psyches and examine examples ofuman behaviour throughout Going All the Way Planning for a Marriage That Goes the Distance history to understand the etymological philosophical andistorical understandings and definitions of evil Gordon's own relationship with er work and the feelings that arise when researching the psychological framework of Nazi doctors genocide in Rwanda Bosnia and Syria and the functionality of serial killers are interrogated We then return to functionality of serial killers are interrogated We then return to Khan's and Ch'ang Ch'un's relationship attempting to bui. .