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Robert Moore, PhD. 5 hours 8 minutes. Audio.
Idealization and Evil: Perspectives from Jungian Psychoanalysis
What is happening when we so easily give away both our power and responsibility to others? Dr. Moore describes and analyzes the phenomena which we call idealizing transferences and projections. Dr. Moore discusses the role of idealization in the normal development of the self, and examines the nature and dynamics of pathological idealization. Attention is given to psychological, political, and spiritual implications of this phenomenon. Both lecture and experiential exercise are included.
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Dr. Robert Moore (1942-2016) was Distinguished Service Professor of Psychology, Psychoanalysis and Spirituality in the Graduate Center of the Chicago Theological Seminary where he was the Founding Director of the new Institute for Advanced Studies in Spirituality and Wellness. An internationally recognized psychoanalyst and consultant in private practice in Chicago, he served as a Training Analyst at the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago and was Director of Research for the Institute for Integrative Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy and the Chicago Center for Integrative Psychotherapy. Author and editor of numerous books in psychology and spirituality, he lectured internationally on his formulation of a neo-Jungian psychoanalysis and integrative psychotherapy. His publications include THE ARCHETYPE OF INITIATION: Sacred Space, Ritual Process and Personal Transformation; THE MAGICIAN AND THE ANALYST: The Archetype of the Magus in Occult Spirituality and Jungian Psychology, and FACING THE DRAGON: Confronting Personal and Spiritual Grandiosity.
© 1997 Robert Moore.Ⓟ 1998 CG Jung Institute of Chicago.