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Life as Art

Deleuze and Psyche 1

Kant, Nietzsche, Freud and Jung

Carl Gustav Jung by unknown author, Public Domain, from Wikimedia Commons

The Unified Psyche

Instinct, habit and intuition are governed by reason.

The Fractured Psyche

The psyche is a battleground of warring forces and perspectives.

The Open Psyche

Consciousness is a contingent matter, a reflexive quality of the mind.

The Structured Psyche

The id, representing unconscious instinctual drives; the super-ego, representing conscience and the internalization of societal norms and morality; and the ego, integrating the drives of the id with the prohibitions of the super-ego.

Psychic Energies

For Jung, the unconscious is multiple, there are many instincts and they take the form of archetypes.


The archetypes are images that evolve and are immanent to human experience; they have no transcendent or mystical origin.



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Tomas Byrne

Tomas Byrne


Jagged Tracks Music, Process Philosophy, Progressive Ethics, Transformative Political Theory, Informed Thrillers, XLawyer