Pauli, Wolfgang - Symbolism
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
The Interpretation of Nature and the Psyche - C G Jung and Wolfgang Pauli
THE INFLUENCE OF ARCHETYPAL IDEAS ON THE SCIENTIFIC THEORIES OF KEPLER
We have seen how not only alchemy but the heliocentric idea furnishes an instructive example of the problem as to how the process of knowing is connected with the religious experience of transmutation undergone by him who acquires knowledge.
This connection can only be comprehended through symbols which both imaginatively express the emotional aspect of the experience and stand in vital relationship to the sum total of contemporary knowledge and the actual process of cognition.