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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This makes a lot of people uncomfortable because wilbe means we have to take responsibility for our own inner transformation to reach mutual understanding with the entire Kosmos. The Essential Ken Wilber. It is an excellent carry on from spiirituality work of many holistically-minded thinkers, especially of Arthur Koestler who first conceived of holon theory. Admittedly, it does get a little polemical and redundant, but that’s only because he’s arguing against a fair bit of accepted dogma.

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz. I find Wilbers 20 tennets to be simple, well described and illustrated throughout this work, and I agree with him so far. This acknowledgment that all of existence is in development adds a third fundamental dimension—depth, or verticality—to Wilber’s model of consciousness.


Jun 20, Travis rated it really liked it Recommended to Travis by: Although I grew up hearing about, and occasionally reading about, ideas such as the ego and the id, or the Godhead my education was never sufficient to allow me to compare and collocate such ideas.

Perhaps if I hadn’t gone through the process as regards Continental Philosophy, if I had been exposed to these ideas through contemporaries like Wilber, it might have been different.

While You Were Sleeping. Really enjoyed this book.

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ailber Amazon Restaurants Food wilbe from local restaurants. For so long as the soul is conscious of time or space or any other [object], it cannot know God. Thinking, Fast and Slow. There are also beautiful and inspiring sections dealing with the mystical experiences and insights of St. Sri Aurobindo Clare W. Aristotle, Nietzsche, or Ken Wilber. No doubt each field of human inquiry he strings together has a magnitude of depth that needs to be left out due to sheer logistics but the point is not to explain each and every detail but rather to show the points that they fit together.

You submitted the following rating and review. The Order of Things: May 03, Kevin rated it it was amazing. Well worth reading despite oen incredible length. He describes the spiritual inadequacies of philosophical naturalism as the source of the contemporary world’s menacing ecological crisis.

This second edition features forty pages of new material, new diagrams, and extensively revised notes. When Breath Becomes Air. In the twelfth chapter, “The Collapse Of The Kosmos”, Wilber uses Taylor’s account of the effects of the Enlightenment paradigm to show how vertical depth was collapsed into horizontal span and how the ascending drive was dissociated into the “Ego camp” Immanuel Kant ‘s and Johann Gottlieb Fichte ‘s Transcendent Ego and the “Eco camp” Baruch Spinoza ‘s deified Nature.


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

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In the thirteenth chapter, “The Dominance Of The Descenders”, Wilber describes how the West sed to embrace the Many through science, but failed to embrace the One through mysticism. Wilbur’s genius is unparalleled on modem philosophy. Quotes from Sex, Ecology, Spi How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spiritualjty or the book’s price Recap the plot.

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This second edition features forty pages of new material, new diagrams, and extensively revised notes. The explanation of “holarchies” holistic hierarchies of spiritual growth and higher states of consciousness and their relation to our essential humanity.

In the third chapter, “Individual And Social”, Wilber describes Erich Jantsch ‘s account of co-evolution and xpirituality systems.