Medicine: Jungian Togetherness

By the strict letter of their own creed, some of the least likely people in the world to hold a convention are the followers of famed Analytical Psychologist Carl Gustav Jung (TIME, Feb. 14, 1955). Mostly professed introverts, they look disapprovingly on the modern world's passion for extraversion, "togetherness" and "other-directedness." But last week, 45 years after Founder Jung broke with Sigmund Freud, the Jungian school held its first international congress. The locale, inevitably, was Zurich, Jung's lifetime headquarters. There, 120 of the faithful gathered in the university's auditoriums for technical sessions on such topics as "The Problem of Dictatorship as...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!