Jungian Analysis and Biology

Is analytical psychology built upon non-rational or even mystical assumptions? It seems inaccessible to many people, including many psychoanalysts, for just this reason. Noll (1994; 1997) attacked analytical psychology on the grounds that it is based in mysticism. Pietikainen (1998a) said that Jungians defend the theory of archetypes. Stevens (1997a) refuted many of Noll’s points. I address both Noll’s and Pietikainen’s critique by arguing that analytical psychology does not depend upon non-rational assumptions.

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