Identity and the Life Cycle by Erik H. Erikson Gandhi’s Truth by Erik H. Erikson Thought and Language by Lev S. Vygotsky The Atman Project by Ken Wilber. Up from Eden/The Atman Project has 20 ratings and 2 reviews. M S said: Interesting early work by Wilber that lays out his understanding of the evolution. Wilber, Ken: The Atman project: A transpersonal view of human development. Several years ago when Ken Wilber introduced himself to transpersonal circles.

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Return to Book Page. Inat the launch of the Integral Spiritual Center, a branch of the Integral InstituteWilber presented a prkject rough draft summary of his two forthcoming books. In Wilber’s view, one can reduce trans-rational spiritual realization to pre-rational regression, or one can elevate pre-rational states to the trans-rational domain.

Sky rated it liked it Nov 26, But the vast majority of perennial philosophers were caught in metaphysical, not critical, thought, which is why I reject their methods almost entirely, and accept wklber conclusions only to the extent they can be reconstructed” “Archived copy”. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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It is good stuff don’t be discouraged away from this book because it isn’t perfect in every respect. Wilber believes that the mystical traditions of the world provide access to, and knowledge of, a transcendental reality which is perennialbeing the same throughout all times and cultures.


Functional fit 3rd person systems theory web, Structural functionalismsocial systems mesh. Stuart Kaufman [ sic ] and many others have criticized mere change and natural selection as not adequate to account for this emergence he sees the necessity of adding self-organization. Wilber alleges that Freud thus commits a fallacy of reduction.

A Brief History of Everything one of his largest selling books and A Theory of Everything probably the shortest introduction to his work. JD rated it really liked it Feb 11, Kne copy as title link? This is the idea that in it’s development the psyche – whether a newborn human infant or a prehistoric hominid evolving greater intelligence, or the beginnings of myth and at,an – begins in a state of undifferentiated unconscious universalism.

Conversations with Leading Transpersonal Thinkers. Otherwise this book pairs well with Tuesdays With Morrie.

He would elsewhere describe this as “the confusing of pre-rational states and trans-rational states simply because both are non-rational. Baron rated it it was amazing Apr 17, Read more Read less.

Get atnan, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Truthfulness 1st person sincerityintegritytrustworthiness. He rejects most of the tenets of Perennialism and the associated anti-evolutionary view of history as a regression from past ages or yugas. I have bought copies for my friends because I think it is especially good for parents, teachers and others who need to understand the different lines and stages of development from the INSIDE.


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In the essay, “Excerpt C: November Learn how and when to remove this template message. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Third, I liked the way Wilber positioned human development as part of a larger evolution. Beth Elliott rated it really liked it Oct 11, Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Visionary, Spiritual and Poetic Writings”], publishersweekly. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

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The Atman Project a Transpersonal View of Human Development

This article contains wording that promotes the subject in a subjective manner without imparting real information. Kenneth Earl Wilber II born January 31, is an American writer on transpersonal psychology and his own integral theory[1] a systematic philosophy which suggests the synthesis of all human knowledge and experience.

From there it passes through stages of increasing individualisation and ego-development outward arc whereby it is able to recognise itself as a separate entity. Indeed there are some fascinating parallels between his own stages and those of Rudolph Steiner.