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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May 25, Vinicius Miranda rated it liked it. This second edition eco,ogy forty pages of new material, new diagrams, and extensively revised notes. I’d give him 5 stars but for this. Interesting on many levels; this book will challenge your notions of the rational, hierarchies that we live in and those that are possible for us to achieve. The Girl on the Train. Any thinker concerned with the big picture will find Wilber’s work a gold-mine of insights which make compulsory reading for the 21st century.

In the third chapter, “Individual And Social”, Wilber describes Erich Jantsch ‘s account of co-evolution and self-organizing systems. Wilber provides vital insight into the development of Western thought–where it’s opened up and where it’s gone wrong. In this tour de force of scholarship and vision, Ken Wilber traces the course of evolution from matter to life to mind and describes the common patterns that evolution takes in all three of these domains. Say what you will about Ken Wilber or his followers, I find myself referring back to the ideas in this book frequently.

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Without it, you’ll miss a great deal of where he is coming from.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Subtle reductionism— systems theoryfor example—consists of reducing the interior to the exterior. Return to Book Page. Wilbur’s philosophy resonates with me, and despite having to read a good bit of it more than once in order to understand what he was trying to get across, I was able to take it in and evaluate for myself. From the emergence of mind, he traces the evolution of human consciousness through its major stages of growth and development.

It’s the most influential book I’ve read.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Wilber attempts to integrate an enormous amount of information and historical analyses into one overarching theory of how the universe is constructed. Sep 09, Kurt Bruder rated it it was amazing. Open Preview Wiilber a Problem?

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Apr 06, Dmitri Wolf rated it it was amazing. Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! No doubt each field of human inquiry he strings together has a magnitude of depth that needs to be left out due sdx sheer logistics but the point is not to explain each and every detail but rather to show the points that they fit together. Wilber is an internationally acknowledged leader and the preeminent scholar of the Integral stage of human development, which continues to gather momentum around the world.

Sex, Ecology, Spirituality: The Spirit of Evolution by Ken Wilber

It turns out Christianity and other world religions are stumbling along in section 9. His final conclusion is quite simply that we can only change the outside world by changing our inside world, as they are two aspects of one thing.


I am most spiritualitt the way through a second read Very thought provoking.

The Couple Next Door. The Spiritualiry of Lost. Essentially if Wilber and the school of integral philosophy interests you this is one of the books you must read. Weaves it existence, psychology, sociology, life all together in a highly derivative but brilliant work.

From the emergence of mind, he traces the evolution of human consciousness through its major stages of growth and development. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways ssx order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. It is an excellent carry on from the work of many holistically-minded thinkers, especially of Arthur Koestler who first conceived of holon theory.

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He is very open about the fact that he takes liberties in generalizing entire fields in order to link them to others. Would you like us to take another look at this review?

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