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Jung’s “Psychology with the Psyche” and the Behavioral Sciences

School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3WT, UK
Behav. Sci. 2013, 3(3), 408-417;
Received: 26 June 2013 / Revised: 9 July 2013 / Accepted: 10 July 2013 / Published: 18 July 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Analytical Psychology: Theory and Practice)
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The behavioral sciences and Jung’s analytical psychology are set apart by virtue of their respective histories, epistemologies, and definitions of subject matter. This brief paper identifies Jung’s scientific stance, notes perceptions of Jung and obstacles for bringing his system of thought into the fold of the behavioral sciences. The impact of the “science versus art” debate on Jung’s stance is considered with attention to its unfolding in the fin de siècle era. View Full-Text
Keywords: Carl Gustav Jung; science versus art debate; history of psychology Carl Gustav Jung; science versus art debate; history of psychology
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