Paul Bishop





Professor of German,
University of Glasgow,
United Kingdom





Paul is a graduate of the University of Oxford (1989), where he did his doctorate (1994). He works on various aspects of German and European intellectual history, with a focus on psychoanalysis and analytical psychology. He teaches German language and literature/culture, and Comparative Literature.



Contact details


Paul Bishop
School of Modern Languages
Hetherington Building, Room 211B
University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8RS
Tel: 0141 330 4587
Fax: 0141 330 3381
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Publication on the dream and related topics


Traum und Lebensphilosophie. Ludwig Klages und eine andere Entdeckung des dunklen Kontinents. In: Marie Guthmüller, Hans-Walter Schmidt-Hannisa (ed.): Das nächtliche Selbst. Traumwissen und Traumkunst im Jahrhundert der Psychologie. Band I: 1850-1900.
Göttingen: Wallstein, 2016, p. 374-397.

The Archaic: The Past in the Present: A Collection of Papers (editor, contributor, translator) (London and New York: Routledge, 2012), xii + 256 pp.

Analytical Psychology and German Classical Aesthetics: Goethe, Schiller, & Jung, vol. 1, The Development of the Personality (London and New York: Routledge, 2007), xiv + 233 pp..

Analytical Psychology and German Classical Aesthetics: Goethe, Schiller, & Jung, vol. 2, The Constellation of the Self (London and New York: Routledge, 2007), xii + 248 pp..

The Persistence of Myth as Symbolic Form [Cultural Studies and the Symbolic, vol. 3] (co-edited with R.H. Stephenson) (co-editor, contributor) (Leeds: Maney, 2008), xxi + 284 pp..

‘Schwärmerei und Geisterseherei, Aufklärung und analytische Psychologie: Kant und Swedenborg aus der Sicht von C.G. Jung’, in Friedemann Stengel (ed.), Kant und Swedenborg: Zugänge zu einem umstrittenen Verhältnis
[Hallesche Beiträge zur Europäischen Aufklärung, vol. 38] (Tübingen: Niemeyer, 2008), pp. 133-55.

‘The Timelessness and Timeliness of the “Archaic”: Analytical Psychology, “Primordial” Thought, Synchronicity’, in Journal of Analytical Psychology, pp. 53 (2008), 501-523.

‘The Idea of the Numinous in Goethe and Jung’, in Ann Casement and David Tacey (eds), The Idea of the Numinous: Contemporary Jungian and Psychoanalytic Perspectives (London and New York: Routledge, 2006), pp. 117-36.

‘The Battle between Spirit and Soul: Messianism, Redemption and Apocalypse in Klages’, in Wayne Cristaudo and Wendy Baker (eds), Messianism, Apocalypse and Redemption in 20th Century German Thought (Adelaide: ATF Press, 2006), pp.181-94.