Sigmund Freud's Drive Theory Analysis
87). Jung was a reader of philosophy, which included Kant, Carus, von Hartmann, and Leibniz. Jung increased is understanding of the unconscious he needed to meet different cultures and societies (2012, p. …show more content…
The levels of consciousness include three levels, the conscious level, being the level individuals know directly, the personal unconscious, made up of thoughts, feelings, and perceptions stored in a person unconscious, and collective unconscious, which contrasts with personal unconscious. Jung has places emphasis on understanding symbols of unconscious material, which leads to labeling of archetypes and symbols.
Jung believed, “Archetypes are pathways from the collective unconscious to the conscious, which may lead to an action” (2012, p. 88). The archetypes of personality are persona, meaning mask, anima and animus represent quality of the opposite sex, shadow is the unacceptable personal impulses, and self is the energy. Symbols are the content and outward expression of archetypes. Jung amplified the meaning of symbols in dreams to apply meaning.
Personality attitudes and functions are dimensions are both conscious and unconscious. These can be seen in extraversion and introversion personalities. Extroverts are concerned with the outside world, while, introverts, are more concerned with their thoughts and