DEPTH PSYCHOLOGY AND MODERN MAN by Ira Progoff

DEPTH PSYCHOLOGY AND MODERN MAN

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KIRKUS REVIEW

In expanding the domain of psychology from the strictly medical, the author of this book heralds a new era in which psychology, expanded to a broader field, gives modern man the spiritual support he craves. By the terms stated here, depth psychology is not a clinical measure, nor a means of adapting man to a chaotic environment. It is the means of achieving a rapport between man and the ultimate creative principles of the cosmos. Employing psychological techniques--the interpreting of dreams and symbols--within a framework of broader metaphysical and philosophical speculation, the author indicates that a ""holistic"" view of the universe may be achieved, one in which man, like Ghandi and other pioneers in self scrutiny, will achieve the peak of his potency. This process, Ira Progoff states, is at once stimulated by the complexity of modern life and facilitated by it. A difficult but often arresting book for those readers to some extent conversant with formal philosophy.

Pub Date: June 22nd, 1959
Publisher: Julian Press