Robert Segal

Professor Robert Segal is Chair of Religious Studies at the University of Aberdeen. He moved there from Lancaster University in 2006. He is a member of the editorial board of Religion. He has published widely on method and theory in the study of religion, and in particular the influence of early 20th century theorists including Jung, Frazer, William James and E. B. Tylor. He has also published research on psychoanalysis, mythology and gnosticism. An extensive list of his publications may be viewed here.

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Carl Jung

Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist. Initially a collaborator with Sigmund Freud, the two later split and Jung went on to found the Analytical Psychology school of psychotherapy. His approach focussed on what he called the process of individuation, ...



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