A classic in the field of psychology, From India to Planet Mars (1900) depicts the remarkable multiple existence of the medium H?l?ne Smith, who claimed to be the reincarnation of Marie Antoinette, of a Hindu princess from fifteenth-century India, and of a regular visitor to Mars, whose landscapes she painted and whose language she appeared to speak fluently. Through a psychological interpretation of these fantasies, which consisted in the subliminal elaboration of forgotten memories, Th?odore Flournoy vastly extended the scope and understanding of the unconscious, and in particular, of its creative and mythopoetic capacities. In the introduction to this work, Soriu Shamdasani evokes the rich cultural and intellectual setting which Flournoy published his findings, and discusses their impact on Freud, Jung, and other pioneers psychology.
Originally published in 1994.
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|Size: ||38.8 MB|
|Publisher: ||Princeton University Press|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781400872831 (DRM-PDF)|
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