Spotify playlist of lectures by Joseph Campbell, on how mythology can help us understand ourselves, grow and become more enlightened
Joseph Campbell was one of the greatest philosophers of our time. His work in mythology was a huge influence on Hollywood. George Lucas based Star Wars on Campbell’s work.
Campbell believed that mythology has similarities around the world. He thought that the Hero figure is important in every single culture. Stories around the world revolve around a hero who has to go through trials to become a king. This is the structure that modern movies use.
Joseph Campbell studied Carl Jung, who studied magic and alchemy. Campbell’s work is all about mythology.
The Spotify playlist below contains over 48 hours of his lectures. You’ll love it if you’re a budding writer or just interested in mythology.