In this extraordinary best seller, James Hillman presents a brilliant vision of our selves, and an exciting approach to the mystery at the center of every life that asks, “What is it, in my heart, that I must do, be, and have? And why?” Drawing on the biographies of figures such as Ella Fitzgerald and Mohandas K. Gandhi, Hillman argues that character is fate, that there is more to each individual than can be explained by genetics and environment. The result is a reasoned and powerful road map to understanding our true nature and discovering an eye-opening array of choices.
James Hillman's A Blue Fire burns through the entire range of his life's work in this lecture. Recorded during a seminar weekend in Rowe, Massachusetts, this talk is a conflagration of ideas. The result is Hillman revisions himself, his work, and archetypal psychology.
James Hillman was a past master of alchemical psychology. This field uses metaphors derived from ancient alchemy to elucidate deep structures in the creative imagination. Creative processes are not random. By studying alchemical psychology we come to understand ourselves and other humans in surprising ways that frequently diverge sharply from the habitual understandings we have unconsciously absorbed from the cultures in which we were raised.
James Hillman is a psychologist and author of The Soul's Code, recently at the top of the New York Times bestseller list. His essay "Going Bugs" is a classic exposition of the meaning of bugs in the human psyche. Hillman examines the role that bugs - insects and creepy-crawlies - play in dreams and how human reaction to them is symptomatic of larger concerns about animals and the natural world.
In this thought-provoking recording, internationally recognized Jungian teacher and theorist James Hillman, Ph.D., author of The Soul's Code and Re-Visioning Psychology, proposes the 21st Century's "new urbanism", one that integrates city and nature into a harmonious whole.
In this challenging and entertaining audio program, internationally recognized Jungian teacher and theorist James Hillman, Ph.D., presents the themes he writes about in his well-known book, The Soul's Code. The fantasy of the family remains the dominating theme of psychotherapy and psychotheory. In this recording, Dr. Hillman brings his critical eye, his wide eye - and often his absurd humor - to bear upon the myths that operate in our thoughts about family.
The Dilemma of Depth Psychology in Relation to Social Change
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Hillman refers to soul as “a perspective rather than a substance, a viewpoint toward things rather than a thing itself”. The value of seeing beneath, between, and beyond to achieve new perspectives for learning, integration, transformation, and growth was a personal challenge for Hillman, who claimed depth psychology can be summed up in one excerpt from Heraclitus: “You could not discover the limits of the soul (psyche), even if you traveled every road to do so; such is the depth…of its meaning."
In this thought-provoking recording, internationally recognized Jungian teacher and theorist James Hillman, PhD, author of The Soul’s Code and Re-Visioning Psychology, proposes the 21st century’s “new urbanism”, one that integrates city and nature into a harmonious whole.