Re-Symbolization of the Self

Human Development and Tarot Hermeneutic

  • Inna Semetsky

Part of the Transgressions book series (TRANS, volume 64)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
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  12. Back Matter
    Pages 169-189

About this book


Bringing together popular and academic cultures, Inna Semetsky presents Tarot as a system of transformative hermeneutics for adult self-education and cultural pedagogy. Her research is a decisive and intelligent step ahead from the reductive stereotype of Tarot as fortune-telling. The fifteen life stories at the heart of the book exemplify the author’s commitment to alternative modes of education and counseling that transcend individual, cultural or language barriers. Assembling a rich array of sources, from Hermeticism to Jungian depth psychology, the philosophies of Noddings, Buber, and Deleuze, and the science of self-organization, this book opens a new path to personal and social revitalization. It should be widely read across disciplinary divides by scholars, students, and professionals alike.


Philosophy of education

Authors and affiliations

  • Inna Semetsky
    • 1
  1. 1.University of NewcastleAustralia

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