Key concept: Synchronicity

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Reference publications:

Dictionary definitions:

Beebe, J. (2005). Synchronicity (Analytical Psychology). In A. de Mijolla (Ed.), International dictionary of psychoanalysis (pp. 1719-1720). Detroit, MI: Macmillan Reference. Retrieved from https://www.gale.com.

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Samuels, A., Shorter, B., & Plaut, F. (1986). Synchronicity. In A critical dictionary of Jungian analysis (pp. 146-147). London, England: Routledge.

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Sharp, D. (Ed.). (1991). Synchronicity. In Jung lexicon: A primer of terms & concepts. http://www.cgjungpage.org/learn/jung-lexicon#synchronicity

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Encyclopedic overviews:

Campbell, F. (2010). Synchronicity. In D. A. Leeming, K. Madden, & S. Marlan (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion (888-889). Retrieved from https://www.gale.com

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Guidebook:

Hopcke, R. H. (1999). Synchronicity. In A guided tour of the collected works of C. G. Jung (2nd ed., pp. 72-75). Boston, MA: Shambhala.

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Index to the Collected Works:

Forryan, B., & Glover, J. M. (1979). Synchronicity [index term]. In H. Read et al. (Eds.), The collected works of C. G. Jung (Vol. 20). Retrieved from http://www.proquest.com.

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Jung on Synchronicity

Suggested readings adapted from Hopcke's (1999) A guided tour of the collected works of C. G. Jung, pp. 72-75.

Jung, C. G. (1966). Richard Wilhelm: In memoriam (R. F. C. Hull, Trans.). In H. Read et al. (Eds.), The collected works of C. G. Jung (Vol. 15, pp. 53-62). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. (Original work published 1957)

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Jung, C. G. (1969). Synchronicity: An acausal connecting principle (R. F. C. Hull, Trans.). In H. Read et al. (Eds.), The collected works of C. G. Jung (Vol. 8, 2nd ed., pp. 417-519). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. (Original work published 1952)

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Jung, C. G. (1969). On Synchronicity (R. F. C. Hull, Trans.). In H. Read et al. (Eds.), The collected works of C. G. Jung (Vol. 8, 2nd ed., pp. 520-531). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. (Original work published 1952)

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Jung, C. G. (1969). Foreword to the "I-Ching" (C. F. Baynes, Trans.). In H. Read et al. (Eds.), The collected works of C. G. Jung (Vol. 11, 2nd ed., pp. 589-608). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. (Original work published 1950)

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Jung, C. G. (1976). An astrological experiment. In H. Read et al. (Eds.), The collected works of C. G. Jung (Vol. 18, pp. 494-501). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. (Original work published 1964)

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Jung, C. G. (1976). Letters on synchronicity. In H. Read et al. (Eds.), The collected works of C. G. Jung (Vol. 18, pp. 502-509). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. (Original work published 1964)

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Related resources available from the library:

Books:

Beitman, B. D., Celebi, E., & Coleman, S. L. (2010). Synchronicity and healing. In D. A. Monti & B. D. Beitman (Eds.), Integrative psychiatry. (pp. 445–483). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

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Browne, L. (2017). The Composition of Synchronicity. In The Many Faces of Coincidence (pp. 1–40). Bedfordshire, England: Andrews UK.

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Cambray, J. (2004). Synchronicity as emergence. In J. Cambray & L. Carter (Eds.), Analytical psychology: Contemporary perspectives in Jungian analysis. (pp. 223–248). New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group. (2012-15245-009).

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Cambray, J. (2009). Synchronicity: Nature and psyche in an interconnected universe. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press.

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Gieser, S. (2004). Synchronicity: Jung’s Spiritual Testament. In The Innermost Kernel: Depth Psychology and Quantum Physics: Wolfgang Pauli’s Dialogue with C. G. Jung. Berlin, Germany: Springer.

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Haule, J. R. (2011). The lawful irrationality of synchronicity. In Jung in the 21st century. Vol. 2: Synchronicity and science (pp. 68–85). New York, NY: Routledge.

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Hopcke, R. H. (1997). There are no accidents: Synchronicity and the stories of our lives. New York: Riverhead Books.

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Main, R. (2014). The rupture of time synchronicity and Jung’s critique of modern Western culture. London, England: Routledge.

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Roesler, C. (2014). Investigating synchronistic events in psychotherapy. In H. Atmanspacher & C. A. Fuchs (Eds.), The Pauli-Jung conjecture and its impact today. (pp. 241–254). Charlottesville, VA: Imprint Academic.

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Stein, M. (2016). Moments of meaning: Synchronicity and individuation. In Soul: Treatment and recovery: The selected works of Murray Stein (pp. 181–188). New York, NY: Routledge.

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von Franz, M.-L. (1980). On divination and synchronicity: The psychology of meaningful chance. Toronto, Canada: Inner City Books.

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Zabriskie, B. (2014). Time and Tao in synchronicity. In H. Atmanspacher & C. A. Fuchs (Eds.), The Pauli-Jung conjecture and its impact today. (pp. 307–326). Charlottesville, VA: Imprint Academic.

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Articles:

Cambray, J. (2019). Enlightenment and individuation: Syncretism, synchronicity and beyond. The Journal of Analytical Psychology, 64(1), 53–72. https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-5922.12467

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Colman, W. (2011). Synchronicity and the Meaning-Making Psyche. Journal of Analytical Psychology, 56(4), 471–491. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-5922.2011.01924.x

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Coward, H. (1996). Taoism and Jung: Synchronicity and the Self. Philosophy East and West, 46(4), 477–495. JSTOR. https://doi.org/10.2307/1399493

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Davies, P. (1989). Synchronicity in the cosmic blueprint. Psychological Perspectives: A Semiannual Journal of Jungian Thought, 20(1), 55–61.

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Fordham, M.(1955). Reflections on the archetypes and synchronicity. Harvest, 2, 14-29

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Hopcke, R. H. (2009). Synchronicity and psychotherapy: Jung’s concept and its use in clinical work. Psychiatric Annals, 39(5), 287–293. https://doi.org/10.3928/00485713-20090424-01

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Kime, P. (2019). Synchronicity and meaning. (5), 780–797. https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-5922.12546The Journal of Analytical Psychology, 64

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Main, R. (2011). Synchronicity and the limits of re-enchantment. International Journal of Jungian Studies, 3(2), 144–158. https://doi.org/10.1080/19409052.2011.592723

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Main, R. (2014). The cultural significance of synchronicity for Jung and Pauli. The Journal of Analytical Psychology, 59(2), 174–180. https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-5922.12067

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Rensma, R. (2016). Meaningful Mutations: Reflections on the Synchronicity of Evolution.International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 35(2), 61–74.

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Spiegelman, J. M. (2002). Developments in the concept of synchronicity in the analytic relationship and in theory.Quadrant, 32(1), 57-73

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Verene, D. P. (2002). Coincidence, historical repetition, and self-knowledge: Jung, Vico, and Joyce. The Journal of Analytical Psychology, 47(3), 459–478. https://doi.org/10.1111/1465-5922.00332

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