4. Freud's and Jung's Very Twentieth Century View of Myth

Explaining Myth - Robert A Segal

Robert A Segal [+-]
University of Aberdeen
Sixth Century Chair in Religious Studies University of Aberdeen

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Freud and Jung are invariably pitted against each other but this chapter argues that they are far more akin than opposed. Their real nemesis is less each other than the nineteenth century view of myth as the primitive counterpart to modern science - the view of EB Tylor and JG Frazer.

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Segal, Robert. 4. Freud's and Jung's Very Twentieth Century View of Myth. Explaining Myth. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. Oct 2021. ISBN 9781781798645. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=37558. Date accessed: 17 Jun 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.37558. Oct 2021

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