Actually, the Domesday Book is five separate books, or at least that’s where it stands today.
Women come to appreciate that they are ‘mutilated’ (in the sense they do not have a penis) and thus they and their bodies are deficient.
In many ways, Jung considered Paracelsus, the founder of depth psychology.
The prize of all alchemical work was the philosopher’s stone which outwardly turned base metal into gold and inwardly turned the baseness inherent in man (having fallen from the Garden of Eden) into the state divine grace.
In this, Jung took the view from Jewish magic that ‘guardian angels’ could be pretty much the same thing as one’s daimon.
As Dr Liz Greene reminds us, not only was Carl Jung very familiar with Ficino’s work, but he relied on it extensively in his own work in the Liber Novus.
The primary text of Alexandrian Hermeticism is known as the Corpus Hermeticum, which itself is a collection of 17 different primarily philosophical treatises written in Greek in 2nd and 3rd centuries AD.
In line with the Persian philosophers whom he had studied, Corbin identified the human imagination as ‘an autonomous world of intermediaries, the mundus imaginals, where visions, apparitions, angels, and hierarchies occurred independently of any perceiving subject’.
Jung’s work with magic and astrology demonstrates not only is there a place for esoteric traditions in modern science but also if we are to become all that we as men and women can be an important link must be made between irrationalism and progressive rationalism.
Yet as Hillman also points out, Judy Garland may have grown up but she didn’t grow down, as is required for soul. Always, she held on to America’s most treasured drug – the myth of innocence – the psychology of denial.