Corpus Alchemicum Arabicum
Book of the Explanation of the Symbols Kitab Hall Ar-Rumuz by Muhammad Ibn Umail - Psychological Commentary by Marie-Louise Von Franz: v. 1A
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|Format: ||Hardback, 241 pages|
|Published In: ||Switzerland, 05 September 2007|
This is the last manuscript of Dr Marie-Louise von Franz, dictated during the final years of her life. If not only contains a brilliant historical survey of alchemy since Egyptian times, but above all, a profound comment on a newly translated Arabic alchemical text from the 10th Century which is a 'Summa' of her entire life's experience and work.
Table of Contents
The Religious Eros in the Arab Culture; The Loss of the Dimension of Divine Matter; The Transition of Alchemy into the Western World; The Modern View of Eros; The Life and Work of Muhammad ibn Umail; General Reflections; Commentary on the Hall ar-Rumuz; Ending of Manuscript G; Apparatus.
About the Author
Theodor Abt was born in Zurich, Switzerland in 1947. He has a Ph.D. from the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich 1977. Since 1975 he has been a Jungian analyst in private practice. From 1983 through 1988 he was a member of the board of the C G Jung Institute, Zurich. Since 1990 he has been professor for rural sociology at the ETH. He has been a member of the board of the Research and Training Centre for Depth Psychology according to C G Jung and M-L von Franz in Zurich since 1995, and president of the Society of the Friends of the Royal Tombs of Egypt since 1988. His research focuses on the relationship of the outer world with the needs of the inner unconscious world.
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