On Jung and Bion (with mutual benefit and without harm to either)


This article examines the theories of C.G. Jung and W.R. Bion. Their comparison is based on the identification of a paradigm common to the two authors, emerging especially after Bion’s formulation of O. From this common paradigm emerges the possibility of usefully comparing, both in an epistemological and clinical sense, several specific aspects of the two theories that, although they do not exhaust the similarities, seem particularly relevant. Among these aspects they are: the role of the numinous/religious, O, the collective Read more


Memoir of the future and memoir of the numinous


Starting from the comparison between Jung’s Red Book and Bion’s Memoir of the future thrilogy, the author suggests hypotesis that similarly to what happens for the individual personality – where the eruption of underground experiences confronts us with the emergency of parts of the mind that have not fully come into being or have been precociously miscarried, as they did not found any space within the mind of the object – there also seems to be models and theories that did not find enough space in  Freud’s mind and in the mind of the scientific community that he Read more