From depth psychology to depth sociology: Freud, Jung, and Lévi-Strauss

  title={From depth psychology to depth sociology: Freud, Jung, and L{\'e}vi-Strauss},
  author={John Raphael Staude},
  journal={Theory and Society},
  • J. Staude
  • Published 1 September 1976
  • Psychology
  • Theory and Society
ConclusionIn conclusion, I would like to consider some of the common themes in the writings of Freud, Jung, and Lévi-Strauss, and to offer some observations on their historical significance. Firstly, all three theorists were historical pessimists. While it may be true that their historical pessimism reflected their class position as bourgeois social theorists in the age of mass society, I think it is equally important to recognize that utilization of the theory of the unconscious itself creates… 

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