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anima

 [an´ĭ-mah] (L.)
1. the soul.
2. in jungian psychology, the soul or inner being of a person, as opposed to the persona, the social facade presented to the world. Because the inner and outer facades are often opposing, Jung also used the term to refer to the feminine aspect of a man's soul. See also animus.

an·i·ma

(an'i-mă),
1. In jungian psychology, the feminine archetype from the collective unconscious that manifests itself in men in dreams or in the imagination as a mediation between the unconscious and the ego, thus providing an unconscious template for relating to women.
2. The animating female life force inspiring relatedness, sense of worth, and emotional response.
3. The personification of the soul or self-image, experienced as not-I.
[L. breath, soul]

anima

/an·i·ma/ (an´ĭ-mah) [L.]
1. the soul.
2. in jungian terminology, the unconscious, or inner being, of the individual, as opposed to the personality presented to the world (persona); by extension, used to denote the more feminine soul or feminine component of a man's personality; cf. animus.

anima

(ăn′ə-mə)
n.
In Jungian psychology:
a. The unconscious or true inner self of an individual, as opposed to the persona, or outer aspect of the personality.
b. The feminine inner personality, as present in the unconscious of the male. It is in contrast to the animus, which represents masculine characteristics.

anima

[an′imə]
Etymology: L, soul
1 the soul or life.
2 the active ingredient in a drug.
3 (in analytic psychology) a person's true inner unconscious being or personality. Compare persona.
4 (in analytic psychology) the female component of the male personality. Compare animus.

anima

In Jungian psychology, anima refers to a person's inner being as opposed to the character or persona presented to the world. Further, the anima may be the more feminine "soul" or inner self of a man, and the animus the more masculine soul of a woman.

an·i·ma

(an'i-mă)
1. The soul or spirit.
See: animus (4)
2. In jungian psychology, the inner self, in contrast to persona; a female archetype in a man.
Compare: animus (5)
[L. breath, soul]

anima (anˑ··m),

n sensitive soul; term coined by George Ernest Stahl (1659–1734) to explain human vitality beyond the basic mechanics of the body.
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As to the soul in general as activity in Aristotle, see Johannes Hubner, "Die aristotelische Konzeption der Seele als Aktivitat in de Anima II.
For example, the discussion of the affections of soul in De Anima 1.
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Bruno, 1991, 32: "Sicut inquam materia formis omnibus informatur ex omnibus, et passivus -- quem vocant -- intellectus formis omnibus informari potest ex omnibus, et memoria memorabilibus omnibus ex omnibus, quia omne simile simili fit, omne simile simili cognioscitur, omne simile simili continetur"; see also Bruno, 1985, 1:265 and 272-73: "Questo vuole il Nolano che e uno intelletto che da 1'essere a ogni cosa, chiamato da' pitagorici e ii Timeo datore de le forme; una anima e principio formale, che si fa e informa ogni cosa, chiamata da' medesmi fonte de le forme; una materia della quale vien fatta e formata ogni cosa, chiamata da tutti ricetto de le forme.
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