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APPROACH TO CREATIVITY (Freud Vs Jung)
This essay has discussed an about an approaches to creativity. It has reviewed ideas of psychologist such as Freud in his models such as Pathography, Neurotic model and the joke mechanism. It has also reviewed the work of Carl Jung who has made a great contribution in the psychological approach to creativity and aesthetics
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1.0 INTRODUCTION 1
1.1 SIGMUND’S APPROACH 1
1.2 FREUD’S PATHOGRAPHY AND NEUROTIC MODEL 2
1.3 THE JOKE MECHANISM 5
1.4 JUNG’S APPROACH TO CREATIVITY 6
1.5 REFERENCES: 10
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APPROACH TO CREATIVITY (Freud Vs Jung) 1.0 INTRODUCTION One of the issues that have failed to be adequately defined within the scholarly world is the relationship between creativity and science. As Bergquist (2009) explains it, the definitions have adequately and exhaustively explained the creative products and the individuals from which the process is embodied but failed to touch on the real phenomenon of creativity. He further equates the twisted relationship with science which adequately defines the living organisms and all there intricate functional capacity but fails to define what life exactly is. This difficulty has resulted into several attempts by scholars to come up with definitions. Some have been believed to have had a great contribution to the field of psychology while others have been totally thrown into the basket due to their abundance of weaknesses. Among the greatest contributors in this struggle has been Sigmund Freud who has given several models of creativity among them the pathography and the ...
... repression and not other psychological phenomena are typical manifestations of his “roots in the 19th Century and life within the doctor’s consulting room” (Jung, 1966). However, Jung appreciates the contribution of Freud in terms of his purporting that infantile sexuality is the mother of all neuroses. In addition, he stands to the point that the theory of ‘The Interpretation of Dream.” As one great contribution from Freud otherwise, all other contributions in the fields of philosophy, primitive psychology and religion are viewed as shortcomings because Freud did incapacitated in this fields and had inadequate knowledge and thus approached them with a Physician’s eye.
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