Integralism

Political Philosophy for the Future

Integral Politics. Is it a reality? Is it being practiced in today’s world? The developed nations and intelligent politicians may answer with a YES and a NO. Considered honestly, Integral Politics, as Zakariyya Ishaq puts it, is for the most part “a name without a reality”. It is existent in the insular world of philosophers, [...]

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Wilber and Integral Spirituality – The topic has been much discussed since the publication of the book Integral Spirituality in the year 2006. Integral Spirituality questions the future of spirituality in a modern and postmodern world where “metaphysical” is out of context and rationality rejects everything mythical. The series of posts on “Wilber’s Integral Spirituality” [...]

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Wilber’s Integral Spirituality – Part IV: A Critical Overview

July 27, 2010

Integral Spirituality comes under Wilber’s scrutiny in Wilber Phase V. Integral Spirituality is the second book (published after Integral Psychology) in Wilber’s fifth and latest intellectual phase. This is the Part IV of a series of posts on integral spirituality, as dealt with by Wilber in the book. Inspired by Frank Visser’s “Lord, Give Us [...]

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Wilber’s Integral Spirituality – Part III: The Wilber-Combs Lattice

July 23, 2010

Talk on Wilber now mainly centers around Wilber Phase V. One of the major works of Wilber V is Integral Spirituality, the startling new role for religion Wilber suggested/discovered for the modern, postmodern world. In this series of posts on “Wilber’s Integral Spirituality” we discuss on the various dimensions of integral spirituality and the possibility [...]

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Wilber’s Integral Spirituality – Part II: The Wilber-Combs Lattice

July 21, 2010

Wilber’s Integral Spirituality can be understood only if analyzed in depth. The Part II of this series of posts on Integral Spirituality will deal with the Wilber-Combs Lattice, the differences, similarities and the correspondence between the stages/structures and states of consciousness. Inspired from Frank Visser’s article (a review of the Integral Spirituality), “Lord, Give Us [...]

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Wilber’s Integral Spirituality – Part I: Postmetaphysical religion and primordial perspectives

July 19, 2010

There has been an increasing interest in addressing the global crisis faced by humanity through new methods of knowing, understanding and finding common grounds. Spirituality has taken a beating in the modern and postmodern cultures, thanks to the emergence of nihilism, materialism, extreme relativism and aggressive fundamentalism. Wilber takes up the subject of Integral Spirituality [...]

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Ken Wilber Revisited: From Wilber I to Wilber V – Wilber Phase V

July 12, 2010

This is the fifth part in the series of posts on Ken Wilber’s five phases of Integral theory, “Ken Wilber Revisited: From Wilber I to Wilber V”. In our previous posts, we analyzed and weighed the pros and cons of Wilber’s different phases, from Wilber I, Wilber II, Wilber III to Wilber IV. This post [...]

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Ken Wilber Revisited: From Wilber I to Wilber V – Wilber Phase IV

May 16, 2010

This is the fourth part of a series of posts on the five phases of Ken Wilber’s theory of human consciousness. In our previous posts, we analyzed the first, second and third phases of Wilber and his explanation on how consciousness developed from the Pleromatic to the Ultimate Reality. “Ken Wilber Revisited” posts also throw [...]

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Ken Wilber Revisited: From Wilber I to Wilber V – Wilber Phase III

May 13, 2010

This is the third part of a series of posts on Ken Wilber and the phases of his theories on human consciousness development. In our previous posts on Wilber I and Wilber II, we discussed on the evolution of the Wilberian theory and ideas. Our post on Wilber I primarily focused on the Romantic-Jungian period [...]

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Ken Wilber Revisited: From Wilber I to Wilber V – Wilber Phase II

May 12, 2010

This is the second part of a series of posts on Ken Wilber’s five phases of Integral theory. While our previous post in the series weighed the pros and cons of Wilber’s Phase I (or, as it is called, Wilber I), the current post will explore Wilber’s Phase II, especially his famous The Atman Project. [...]

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