Tag Archives: philosophy of psychology

What is so special about Jungian Typology?

Jungian typology has become popular worldwide. Especially with the development of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). However it’s reputation among academics is not very good. One common reason for disapproval is its lack of scientific evidence. As I’ve argued in earlier … Continue reading

Posted in Jungian Typology, Logic and science, Metaphilosophy | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

MBTI:ers, Jungians and Scientists

[Read as PDF] Introduction Critics of Carl Gustav Jung’s Typology and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) often argues that it lacks scientific evidence and is therefore of no use, while those who approve of it tend to take no interest … Continue reading

Posted in Jungian Typology, Logic and science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

“Don’t think, but look!” – The most common misconception about Wittgenstein?

Introduction Ludwig Wittgenstein writes in his Philosophical Investigations “Don’t think, but look!” (PI 66), which (in line with Jung) implies “Don’t judge, but perceive!”. The most common misconception about Wittgenstein could perhaps be described like this; people assume he’s making … Continue reading

Posted in Jungian Typology, Logic and science, Metaphilosophy, Wittgenstein | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Wittgenstein MBTI, Why he was Introverted iNtuitive (INxJ)

  The dominant function: Introverted iNtuition (Ni) Artist and seer Carl Jung describes the Introverted Intuitive type like this: “The peculiar nature of introverted intuition, when given the priority, also produces a peculiar type of man, viz. the mystical dreamer … Continue reading

Posted in Jungian Typology, Wittgenstein | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

The task of philosophy is to use ”introverted intuition”?

– “[T]he philosophers task [is] imagining possibilities” – Ludwig Wittgenstein “The introverted intuitive moves from image to image, chasing after every possibility in the teeming womb of the unconscious” – Carl Jung – Earlier I presented an article by Dawn … Continue reading

Posted in Jungian Typology, Metaphilosophy, Wittgenstein | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Jung’s Typology and Philosophy

In this text I will speak some of Carl Jung’s Typology, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), and its relation to philosophy, making a parallel to Immanuel Kant and the term “philopsychy”. Several philosophers, including Wittgenstein, Rorty and Habermas have expressed … Continue reading

Posted in Jungian Typology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments