Tag: Aphrodite

Archetypal Psychology and Aphrodite (2)

Last timeĀ I discussed the archetypal psychologist James Hillman’s comments about ancient myths of Aphrodite and pornography today. This time I’d like to focus on modern ritual. The connection between these topics, for me as for Hillman, is that polytheistic religion provides resources for addressing…

Archetypal Psychology, Aphrodite, and Sexual Pathology

Archetypal Psychology is one of the most influential strands in contemporary post-Jungian therapies. It’s also an important interlocutor for this project, since James Hillman, one of its founders, constantly returns to Greek and Roman polytheisms. In this he aims to “re-vision” psychology, which he…