Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. This is the first in a projected set of three volumes Look inside this book. Sex, Ecology, Spirituality: The Spirit of Evolution, Second Edition by [Wilber .. organisms on up through complex systems. Ken Wilber brings together the basic tenets of life – biological, social and spiritual. Sex, Ecology, Spirituality has ratings and 53 reviews. Travis said: Ken Wilber is a self-promoting, pompous ass, but this book is great. Weaves it (e. By Ken Wilber. Sex, Ecology, & Spirituality. Introduction. BOOK ONE. 1 The Web of Life. Two Arrows of Time. The Modern Evolutionary Synthesis. The Problem.

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He accordingly avoids the term cosmoswhich is associated with merely physical existence. There are four philosophers that Wilber finds to be of the highest importance:.

I sought an integral philosophy, one that would believably weave together the many pluralistic contexts of science, morals, aesthetics, Eastern as well as Western philosophy, and the world’s great wisdom traditions. Now, entirely apart from his arguments, Wilber is an astoundingly pompous ass see, among many other examples, https: Interesting on many levels; this book will challenge your notions ecoology the rational, hierarchies that we live in and those that are possible for us to achieve.

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Nevertheless, if your interested in dismantling the principles of Materialism, this will be a veritable Bible. Published January 2nd by Shambhala first published Ken Wilber brings together the basic tenets of life – biological, social and spiritual. One person found this helpful. Apr 06, Dmitri Wolf rated it it was amazing.

See my Schellingzone site for more titles and thinkers. Wilber calls the holistic version spiritualjty the Great Chain of Being the “Great Nest of Spirit”, because this account emphasizes that higher levels include as well as transcend lower ones.


Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Jan 17, Andrew rated it liked it.

Jan 26, Brian rated it it was amazing. Weaves it existence, psychology, sociology, life all together in a highly derivative sppirituality brilliant work. It was such a turn off, that having just finished all pages, I don’t have any desire to take up volumes 2 and 3.

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Sex, Ecology, Spirituality: The Spirit of Evolution

You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: He is very open about the fact that he takes liberties in generalizing entire fields in order to link them to others. He has a very dry sense of humor that I think can be off-putting to some people but the real meat of his work at the very least will get you thinking and at best motivate you to take up a consciousness transformation practice.

It’s a growing, changing, dynamic system, and it’s plain to see that with every book, Wilber never stops researching and never stops learning. Jan 03, Todd Mertz rated it it was amazing. He is academically accurate and discusses complex philosophical issues with great clarity and without watering down the subject.

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Jun 20, Travis rated it really liked it Recommended to Travis by: While reading this work, I came to the conclusion that I’d spent the previous years preparing myself to grapple successfully with the ideas presented Simply the single most comprehensive, plausible, and useful synthesis of human efforts at accounting for reality available. The High Mountains of Portugal.

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Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. He particularly focuses on modernity and postmodernity: With this work Wilber attempts to, and I believe succeeds, at synthesizing the areas of both the interiors and exteriors of the individual and culture into one overall “theory of everything”.


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Wilber is the most important philosopher of the 20th century, perhaps the greatest synthesizer in history, and this is his current magnum opus. If you read it in little chunks and don’t get ambitious about getting to the end of it, it is delightful bedtime reading to go very deeply into Integral Theory. One of these items ships sooner than the other. The Five Levels splrituality Mathematical Reality.

The result was the rise of Thanatos Sigmund Freud ‘s death driveand Phobos existential fearwhich spiriruality the respective pathological versions of Agape and Eros. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I read this beast of a book in college. He is the founder of Integral Institute, a think-tank for studying integral theory and practice, with outreach through local and online communities such as Integral Education Network, Integral Training, and Integral Spiritual Center.

He describes the spiritual inadequacies of philosophical naturalism as the source of the contemporary world’s menacing ecological ecklogy. Excerpt from my book, Dynamic Markets Leadership, all rights reserved: Set up a giveaway. He describes his methodology as outlining “orienting generalizations”—points on which wilver can be found that will reveal a shared world-space.