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Manifestations of the Inferior Function, Part 2: Sensation and Intuition

By Luke Whincop ABSTRACT: This article, as the second of a two part series, details how the perceiving functions, Si, Se, Ni and Ne, appear in their repressed, unconscious forms. Inferior Introverted Perception Overall, inferior introverted perception refers to a lack of perception of the inner world, where either subjective real-time experiences or introspective musings and associations are pushed aside, in favor of external perceptions and ideas in the outer world. Inferior Introverted Sensation (Si) When Si is repressed, Ne is subsequently most dominant. Since Ne is always looking for new possibilities and untested ideas, moving from the one to the…

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Manifestations of the Inferior Function, Part 1: Thinking and Feeling

By Luke Whincop ABSTRACT: This article, as the first of a two part series, details how the judging functions, Ti, Te, Fi and Fe, appear in their repressed, unconscious forms. Inferior Introverted Judgement (Inferior Ti and Fi): Overall, inferior introverted judgement refers to a lack of internal control, where either subjective logical principles or emotional values are pushed aside, in favor of external organisation and control in the outer world. Introverted Thinking (Ti) When Ti is repressed, Fe is subsequently most dominant. Thus, principles like truth and justice are pushed aside, and are seen to be not as important as…

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Combining Beebe’s Eight Function Model with Gregersen and Smith’s Function Axes

ABSTRACT: Gregersen and Smith’s idea of Function Axes (2012) was operationalized within the classical four-function model, where the whole type has four functions. However, many typologists find added nuance in thinking of type from the perspective of the more model eight-function model, as proposed by Beebe and others (e.g. Beebe 2006). This article proposes to combine the idea of function axes with an eight-function model of type. By Luke Whincop Jung originally said that the whole type has four functions. However, I believe a more rounded view of the types is to follow John Beebe in postulating that the whole type has eight functions, i.e.…

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