Depth Psychology and Symbolic Anthropology: Toward a Depth Sociology of Psychocultural Interaction

  title={Depth Psychology and Symbolic Anthropology: Toward a Depth Sociology of Psychocultural Interaction},
  author={Erik Goodwyn},
  journal={The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion},
  pages={169 - 184}
  • E. Goodwyn
  • Published 10 June 2014
  • Psychology
  • The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion
Early psychologists and anthropologists worked more closely in the early 20th century than they have subsequently. However, more recent scholarship has shown that the work of Freud, and even more so Jung, is receiving renewed interest from some interpretive anthropologists. In this article, some of the challenges inherent in the comparison of the depth psychology of Freud and Jung and the anthropology of Durkheim, Lévy-Brühl, Lévi-Strauss, Geertz, and Rappaport are summarized. An underlying… 

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