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The Unconscious Mind

Wisdom Below the Surface

Arts & Society
Mitch Green

Mitch Green

Philosophy Professor and Top 100 MOOC Instructor

The Unconscious Mind
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Many believe that following Socrates’ famous command to “know thyself” requires exploring the unconscious. Join us as we study dreams, mental illnesses, poems, paintings, and more, to find wisdom below the surface of our consciousness.

The Unconscious Mind

23 Episodes

Trailer

3 min

1. Understanding ourselves and others

6 min

2. Knowledge, wisdom and the examined life

9 min

3. The mind and its parts

7 min

4. Preconscious and subconscious

9 min

5. Locke, Leibniz’s and “minute perceptions”

7 min

6. The Romantic unconscious

8 min

7. The Practical unconscious

8 min

8. Hysteria and hypnosis

8 min

9. Parapraxes

8 min

10. Functions of the Unconscious

7 min

11. Dreams and their interpretation

11 min

12. Epistemological challenges

7 min

13. Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious

11 min

14. Complexes

9 min

15. Persona, Shadow, and Individuation

7 min

16. Dreams

12 min

17. Defense mechanisms

12 min

18. Play and the “depressive position”

10 min

19. Outsourcing intelligence

7 min

20. Main features of the adaptive unconscious

10 min

21. Unconscious learning, emoting, and goal-setting

9 min

22. The psychological immune system

8 min

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