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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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.

Wilber has referred to Stuart KauffmanIlya Prigogine projetc, Alfred North Whiteheadand others in order to articulate his vitalistic and teleological understanding of reality, which is deeply at odds with the modern evolutionary synthesis. New Heaven New Earth. Read more Read less. Hi Ken Wilber is the most widely translated academic writer in America, with 25 books translated into some 30 foreign languages, and is the first philosopher-psychologist to have his Collected Works published while still alive.

JD rated it really liked it Projcet 11, The point is that Wilber’s theories constitute a popular paradigm in of the Transpersonal Psychology and New Paradigm movements.

The Atman Project a Transpersonal View of Human Development

His many books, all of which are still in print, can be found at Amazon. Wilber thinks that Jung commits the converse form of the same mistake by considering pre-rational myths to reflect divine realizations. From untilWilber gave up most of his writing to care for her. Ken Wilber is the most widely translated academic writer pgoject America, with 25 books translated into some 30 foreign languages, and is the first philosopher-psychologist to have his Collected Works published while still alive.

The essays, including one of his own, looked at how holography and the holographic paradigm relate to the fields of consciousness, mysticism, and science.


On the other hand, I also think he has much strength and that this particular book is incredible for a variety of reasons. Wilber has been categorized as New Age due to his emphasis on a transpersonal view [40] and, more recently, as a philosopher. Throughouthe had kept journals of his personal experiences, which were published in as One Tastea term for unitary consciousness.

wulber David Rainoshek rated it it was amazing Sep 06, Open Preview See a Problem? Jim rated it really liked it Apr 22, In short, whereas Ken Wilber’s powerful intellect and wide grasp of facts are not disputed, his actual conclusions are both simplistic and unpersuasive. He rejects most of the tenets of Perennialism and the associated anti-evolutionary view of history as a regression from past ages or yugas. He also still retains the Jungian and Freudian concept of a primordial psychic unity right at the beginning; there is no real conception of an original Absolute, despite the dilber emphasise on involution and evolution.

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Don’t have a Kindle? Cant go wrong with learning from Ken Wilbur. And in the highest reaches of evolution, maybe, just maybe, an individual’s consciousness does indeed touch infinity—a total embrace of the entire Kosmos—a Kosmic consciousness that is Spirit awakened to its own true nature.

Ryan added it Jul 04, In Wilber joined the Advisory Board of International Simultaneous Policy Organization which seeks to end the usual deadlock in tackling global issues through an international simultaneous policy.

Svetlana marked it as to-read Jul 23, Devani rated it really liked it Jun 18, It does a decent job of tying the various disciplines together for a more holistic view of transpersonal psychology, and at kem heart of it is a really powerful idea of how people use substitute gratifications which prevent the psyche from achieving true transcendence, which I find fascinating.

Eastern and Western Approaches to Personal Growth. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Killam died in January ; their joint experience was recorded in the book Grace and Grit.

The Development of Ken Wilber’s Thought – Phase 2 – The Pre-Trans Cycle of Being ()

Natural selection carries forth previous individual mutations—but again that just isn’t enough to account for creative emergence or what Whitehead called “the creative advance into novelty,” which, according to Whitehead, is the fundamental nature of this manifest universe. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


Joe Boncek added it Jan 16, English Choose a language for shopping. Felipe marked it as to-read Nov 03, Over the next two years his publisher, Shambhala Publicationsreleased eight re-edited volumes of his Collected Works. Refresh and try again. Luciana Vichino rated it it was amazing Jul 08, Scott Nourse rated it it was amazing Sep 15, No trivia or quizzes yet.

Interestingly, there is also a strong parallel with Arthur M Young ‘s Theory of Processalthough that is not surprising as Young was in part inspired by among many other things theosophical ideas although not to the same degree as Steiner. Want to Read saving…. Just to list a few you can find more here:. Want to Read saving…. I found it presented a very simplistic and rigid view of the evolution of consciousness, albeit no worse than the clockwork cosmologies of BlavatskyLeadbeaterSteinerand Meher Baba.

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Paul marked it as to-read Mar 19, Brooke marked it as to-read Sep 04, Overall, I think this is a very interesting read and complimentary to most of the good standard material that is already out there on development. Trivia About The Atman Project This lattice illustrates how each structure of consciousness interprets experiences of different states of consciousness, including mystical states, in different ways. Anonymous rated it really liked it Dec 02,