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A Library Guide to Jung's Collected Works

Explore Jungian psychology resources available from the Pacifica Graduate Library

Reference publications: Self

Jung on the Self

Jung's essays on the Self from the Collected Works:

Suggested readings adapted from Hopcke's (1999) A guided tour of the collected works of C. G. Jung, pp. 96-99.

Additional resources on the Self

Book chapters:

Brooke, R. (2009). The self, the psyche and the world: A phenomenological interpretation. The Journal of Analytical Psychology, 54(5), 601–618.


Beyerle, T. J., & Beyerle, S. L. (2018). The birth of the higher self in anthroposophic and analytical thought. Jung Journal: Culture & Psyche, 12(2), 68–90.


Corbett, L., & Whitney, L. (2016). Jung and non-duality: Some clinical and theoretical implications of the self as totality of the psyche. International Journal of Jungian Studies, 8(1), 15–27.

       Brill Journals

Dobson, M. D.-S. (2015). Transcendent dimensions of the self: A spiritual home for self psychology? International Journal of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology, 10(1), 1–13.


Edinger, E. F. (1960). The Ego-Self paradox. The Journal of Analytical Psychology, 5(1), 3.


Redfearn, J. W. (1983). Ego and self: Terminology. The Journal of Analytical Psychology, 28(2), 91–106.


Redfearn, J. W. (1977). The self and individuation. The Journal of Analytical Psychology, 22(2), 125–141.


Urban, E. (2005). Fordham, Jung and the self: A re-examination of Fordham’s contribution to Jung’s conceptualization of the self. The Journal of Analytical Psychology, 50(5), 571–594.


Weisstub, E. (1997). Self as the feminine principle. The Journal of Analytical Psychology, 42(3), 425–452.