With the most recent David Cronenberg film in theaters now, called A Dangerous Method, being about the relationship between Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung, this BBC Radio 4 episode is highly relevant. Even without the film, it's very interesting.
Freud vs JungLisa Appignanesi explores the intense relationship between Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung, the two dominant figures in the world of psychoanalysis.Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung's names may be linked in the public imagination but the two men were friends and collaborators for only a few short years. In 1912 they had a final, catastrophic split and never worked together again. Lisa Appignanesi tells the story of the titanic struggle which shaped our map of the unconscious. Did the bisected science fail to fulfill its promise and how much can be laid at the door of the primal argument between its dominant father and rebellious son?