The Secret of the Golden Flower: A Chinese Book of Life by Carl Gustav JungThe Secret of the Golden Flower: A Chinese Book of Life by Carl Gustav Jung

The Secret of the Golden Flower: A Chinese Book of Life

byCarl Gustav JungTranslated byRichard Wilhelm

Paperback | February 25, 1970

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The ancient Taoist text that forms the central part of this book was discovered by Wilhelm, who recognized it as essentially a practical guide to the integration of personality. Foreword and Appendix by Carl Jung; illustrations. Translated by Cary F. Baynes.A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book
C. G. Jung was, together with Freud and Adler, one of the three great pioneers in modern psychiatry. Dr. Jung died in 1961. Carl Gustav Jung was born in Kesswil, Switzerland. His father, Johannes Paul Achilles Jung (1842-1896), was a pastor - a profession that had traditions in the family. He married Emilie Preiswerk (1848-1923) in 187...
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Title:The Secret of the Golden Flower: A Chinese Book of LifeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:166 pages, 8 × 5.38 × 0.5 inPublished:February 25, 1970Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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ISBN - 10:0156799804

ISBN - 13:9780156799805

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from somewhat disappointed I tried really hard to get excited about this book, but it just didn't click with me. The choice of words used to translate the terms just didn't seem to fit, and overall it didn't speak much to me. Jung's interpretation was interesting, and there were some impressive sections, but overall, it didn't live up to my expectation.
Date published: 2013-09-09