chapter  8
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The similarities between Nietzsche and Jung

The whole self in the union of opposites

In Chapter 7 we examined the differences between Nietzsche’s and Jung’s models according to the process through which the opposites are united, and we accounted for these differences according to their different philosophical influences. In this chapter we shall consider one way in which Nietzsche and Jung converge in their treatment of the union of opposites, and the extent to which these similarities are a consequence of Nietzsche’s influence on Jung.