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THE SPECTRUM OF CONSCIOUSNESS

PART ONE
1. Prologue
2. Two modes of knowing
3. Reality as consciousness
4. Time/Eternity, Space/Infinity
5. Evolution of the spectrum
6. Surveying the traditions

PART TWO
7. Integrating the shadow
8. The great filter
9. Man as centaur
10. A no-man's land
11. That which is always already
















NO BOUNDARY

Preface
1. Introduction: Who am I?
2. Half of It
3. No-boundary memory
4. No-boundary awareness
5. The no-boundary moment
6. The growth of boundaries
7. The persona level: start of discovery
8. The centaur level
9. The Self in transcendence
10. The ultimate state of consciousness
















THE ATMAN PROJECT

Preface
1. Prologue
2. The primitive roots of awareness
3. The typhonic self
4. The membership self
5. Mental-egoic realms
6. Symbols of transformation
7. Centauric realms
8. Subtle realms
9. Causal and ultimate realms
10. The form of development
11. Types of the unconscious
12. Meditation and the unconscious
13. The Atman-project
14. Evolution through the lower levels
15. Evolution through the egoic levels
16. Higher-order evolution
17. Schizophrenia and mysticism
18. Involution
















UP FROM EDEN

Preface
Introduction

I. TALES OF DIM EDEN
1. The mysterious serpent

II. TIMES OF THE TYPHON
2. The ancient magicians
3. The twilight of dawn of the earth
4. Voyage into the superconscious

III. MYTHIC-MEMBERSHIP
5. Future shock
6. The great Mother
7. The great Goddess
8. The mythology of murder
9. Polis and praxis

IV. THE SOLAR EGO
10. Something unheard of...
11. The slaying of the typhon
12. A new time, a new body
13. Solarization
14. I and the Father are one
15. On becoming a person
16. The dawn of misery

V. THE CONTEXT
17. Original sin
18. In prospectus: the future
19. Republicans, democrats and mystics
















THE HOLOGRAPHIC PARADIGM

Introduction by Ken Wilber
1. A new perspective on reality
2. Karl Pribram's changing reality, Marilyn Ferguson
3. What the fuss is all about, Karl Pribram
4. Field consciousness and field ethics, Renee Weber
5. The enfolding-unfolding universe, Renee Weber
6. Commentaries on the holographic paradigm (various authors)
7. Physics, mysticism and the new holographic paradigm, Ken Wilber
8. The physicist and the mystic (interview with Bohm)
9. The tao of physics revisited (interview with Capra)
10. Reflections on the new age paradigm (interview with Wilber)
















EYE TO EYE

Preface
1. Eye to eye
2. The problem of proof
3. A mandalic map of consciousness
4. Development, meditation and the unconscious
5. Physics, mysticism and the new holographic paradigm
6. Reflections on the new age paradigm
7. The pre/trans fallacy
8. Legitimacy, authenticity, and authority in the New Religions
9. Structure, stage and self
10. The ultimate state of consciousness
Epilogue
















A SOCIABLE GOD

Foreword by Roger Walsh
Prologue

1. The background problem vis-a-vis religion
2. The hierarchy of structural organization
3. The compound individual as a link between psychology and sociology
4. Translation, transformation, transcription
5. Some usages of the word "religion"
6. Belief, faith, experience and adaptation
7. Present day sociology of religion
8. Knowledge and human interests
9. Methodology, summary and conclusions
















QUANTUM QUESTIONS

Preface
Introduction: Of shadows and symbols
1. Heisenberg
2. Schroedinger
3. Einstein
4. De Broglie
5. Jeans
6. Planck
7. Pauli
8. Eddington



















SPIRITUAL CHOICES

Preface
Introduction: The spiritual seeker's dilemma

PART ONE: THE ANTHONY TYPLOGY
PART TWO: FIVE INVOLVEMENTS
The EST training: An interview with Werner Erhard
A ten year perspective, Ram Dass (Richard Alpert)
Meher Baba: An interview with Dick Anthony
Many inner lands: An interview with Claudio Naranjo
Zen practice and moral meaning, Tipton

PART THREE: TRANSPERSONAL PERSPECTIVES ON GROUPS, GURUS AND GRANDIOSITY
T he spectrum model, Wilber
A question of balance: Health and pathology in New Religious Movements, Vaughan
On spiritual authority: Genuine and counterfeit, Welwood
Inflated by the spirit, Rosenthal

PART FOUR: OVERVIEW
When is religion transformative?: A conversation with Jacob Needleman
Conclusion



















TRANFORMATIONS OF CONSCIOUSNESS

Foreword
Preface
Introduction by Wilber, Engler and Brown

1. Therapeutic aims in psychotherapy and meditation, Engler
2. Psychiatric complications of meditation practice, Epstein/Lief
3. The spectrum of development, Wilber
4. The spectrum of psychopathology, Wilber
5. Treatment modalities, Wilber
6. The stages of mindfulness meditation: A validation study I, Brown/Engler
7. The stages of mindfulness meditation: A validation study II, Brown/Engler
8. The stages of meditation in cross cultural perspective, Brown
9. Developmental stages in Eastern orthodox Christianity, Chirban


















GRACE AND GRIT

1. A few embraces, a few dreams
2. Beyong physics
3. Condemned to meaning
4. A question of balance
5. A universe within
6. Bodymind dropped!
7. "My life had twisted suddenly!"
8. Who am I?
9. Narcissus, or the self-contraction
10. A time to heal
11. Psychotherapy and spirituality
12. In a different voice
13. Estrella
14. What kind of help really helps?
15. The new age
16. But listen to those birds sing!
17. "Spring is now my favorite season"
18. But not a dead one!
19. Passionate equanimity
20. A support person
21. Grace and grit
22. For a radiant star

Selected readings
About the Cancer Support Community























SEX, ECOLOGY, SPIRITUALITY

Introduction

BOOK ONE
1. The web of life
2. The pattern that connects
3. Individual and social
4. A view from within
5. The emergence of human nature
6. Magic, mythic and beyond
7. The further reaches of human nature
8. The depths of the Divine

BOOK TWO
9. The way up is the way down
10. This-worldly, otherworldly
11. Brave new world
12. The collapse of the Kosmos
13. The dominance of the descenders
14. The unpacking of God

Notes
References



















A BRIEF HISTORY OF EVERYTING

Introduction

PART ONE: SPIRIT IN ACTION
1. The pattern that connects
2. The secret impulse
3. All too human
4. The great postmodern revolution
5. The four corners of the Kosmos
6. The two hands of God
7. Attuned to the Kosmos
8. The Good, the True and the Beautiful

PART TWO: THE FURTHER REACHES OF SPIRIT IN ACTION
9. The evolution of consciousness
10. On the way to the global: part one
11. On the way to the global: part two
12. Realms of the superconscious: part one
13. Realms of the superconscious: part two

PART THREE: FLATLAND
14. Ascending and descending
15. The collapse of the Kosmos
16. The ego and the eco
17. The dominance of the descenders
18. The unpacking of God






THE EYE OF SPIRIT

Foreword by Jack Crittenden
A note to the reader: On God and politics

Introduction
1. The spectrum of consciousness: Integral psychology and the perennial philosophy
2. In a modern light: Integral anthropology and the evolution of cultures
3. Eye to eye: Integral philosophy and the quest for the Real
4. Integral art and literary theory: part one
5. Integral art and literary theory: part two
6. The recaptured God: The retro-romantic agenda and its fatal flaws
7. Born again: Stan Grof and the holotropic mind
8. Integral feminism: Sex and gender on the moral and spiritual path
9. How straight is the spiritual path? The relation of psychological and spiritual growth
10. The effects of meditation: Speeding up the ascent to God and the descent of the Goddess
11. Heading toward Omega? Where exactly is the Ground of Being?
12. Always already: The brilliant clarity of ever-present awareness

Notes
Bibliography





THE MARRIAGE OF SENSE AND SOUL

A note to the reader

PART ONE: THE PROBLEM
1. The challenge of our times: Integrating science and religion
2. A deadly dance: The relation of science and religion in today's world
3. Paradigms: A wrong turn
4. Modernity: Dignity and disaster
5. The four corners of the known universe

PART TWO: PREVIOUS ATTEMPTS AT INTEGRATION
6. The reenchantment of the world
7. Romanticism: Return of the Origin
8. Idealism: The God that is to come
9. Postmodernism: To deconstruct the world

PART THREE: A RECONCILIATION
10. The within: A view of the Deep
11. What is science?
12. What is religion?
13. The stunning display of Spirit

PART FOUR: THE PATH AHEAD
14. The Great Holarchy in the modern world
15. The integral agenda

Further reading







ONE TASTE

A note to the reader

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December





THE COLLECTED WORKS OF KEN WILBER I

Introduction to Volume One

Psychologia Perennis: The Spectrum of Consciousness

THE SPECTRUM OF CONSCIOUSNESS

Are the Chakras Real?

NO BOUNDARY

Where It Was, There I Shall Become: Human Potential and the Boundaries of the Soul














THE COLLECTED WORKS OF KEN WILBER II

Introduction to Volume Two

Odyssey: A Personal Inquiry into Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology

THE ATMAN PROJECT

UP FROM EDEN



















THE COLLECTED WORKS OF KEN WILBER III

Introduction to Volume Three

A SOCIABLE GOD

EYE TO EYE

Afterword by Frances Vaughan




















THE COLLECTED WORKS OF KEN WILBER IV

A Note to the Reader
Introduction to Volume Four
A Unified Theory of Development
TRANSFORMATIONS OF CONSCIOUSNESS
Paradigm Wars: An Interview with Ken Wilber
A Working Synthesis of Transactional Analysis and Gestalt Therapy
What Is Transpersonal Psychology?
Two Humanistic Psychologies?
Sheldrake's Theory of Morphogenesis
THE HOLOGRAPHIC PARADIGM (Introduction)
QUANTUM QUESTIONS (Selections)
Sociocultural Evolution
Death, Rebirth and Meditation
Stages of Meditation: An Interview with Ken Wilber
Foreword to: Yoga, The Technology of Ecstasy by Georg Feuerstein
Foreword to: Clinical Studies in Transpersonal Psychotherapy by Seymour Boorstein
In the Eyes of the Artist: Foreword to: Sacred Mirrors: The Visionary Art of Alex Grey.
Foreword to: Lord of the Dance: The Autobiography of a Tibetan Lama by Chagdud Tulku
Foreword to: Healing the Split: Madness or Transcendence? by J.E. Nelson
Foreword to: The Fabric of the Future: Women Visionaries Iluminate the Path to Tomorrow edited by M.J. Ryan
Foreword to: The Mission of Art by Alex Grey
Foreword to: Coming Home: The Experience of Enlightenment in Sacred Traditions by Lex Hixon
Foreword to: Textbook of Transpersonal Psychiatry and Psychology
Foreword to: Drinking Lightning by Philip Rubinov-Jacobson
Foreword to: Shadows of the Sacred: Seeing Through Spiritual Illusions by Frances Vaughan
Paths Beyond Ego in the Coming Decades


INTEGRAL PSYCHOLOGY

A Note to the Reader: A Daylight View

PART ONE: GROUND: THE FOUNDATION
1. The Basic Levels or Waves
2. The Developmental Lines or Streams
3. The Self
4. The Self-Related Streams

PART TWO: PATH: FROM PREMODERN TO MODERN
5. What is Modernity?
6. To Integrate Premodern and Modern
7. Some Important Modern Pioneers

PART THREE: FRUITION: AN INTEGRAL MODEL
8. The Archeology of Spirit
9. Some Important Developmental Streams
10. Spirituality: Stages or Not?
11. Is There a Childhood Spirituality?
12. Sociocultural Evolution
13. From Modernity to Postmodernity
14. The 1-2-3 of Consciousness Studies
15. The Integral Embrace



GRACE AND GRIT

1. A few embraces, a few dreams
2. Beyong physics
3. Condemned to meaning
4. A question of balance
5. A universe within
6. Bodymind dropped!
7. "My life had twisted suddenly!"
8. Who am I?
9. Narcissus, or the self-contraction
10. A time to heal
11. Psychotherapy and spirituality
12. In a different voice
13. Estrella
14. What kind of help really helps?
15. The new age
16. But listen to those birds sing!
17. "Spring is now my favorite season"
18. But not a dead one!
19. Passionate equanimity
20. A support person
21. Grace and grit
22. For a radiant star

Selected readings
About the Cancer Support Community























SEX, ECOLOGY, SPIRITUALITY

Introduction

BOOK ONE
1. The web of life
2. The pattern that connects
3. Individual and social
4. A view from within
5. The emergence of human nature
6. Magic, mythic and beyond
7. The further reaches of human nature
8. The depths of the Divine

BOOK TWO
9. The way up is the way down
10. This-worldly, otherworldly
11. Brave new world
12. The collapse of the Kosmos
13. The dominance of the descenders
14. The unpacking of God

Notes
References



















A BRIEF HISTORY OF EVERYTING

Introduction

PART ONE: SPIRIT IN ACTION
1. The pattern that connects
2. The secret impulse
3. All too human
4. The great postmodern revolution
5. The four corners of the Kosmos
6. The two hands of God
7. Attuned to the Kosmos
8. The Good, the True and the Beautiful

PART TWO: THE FURTHER REACHES OF SPIRIT IN ACTION
9. The evolution of consciousness
10. On the way to the global: part one
11. On the way to the global: part two
12. Realms of the superconscious: part one
13. Realms of the superconscious: part two

PART THREE: FLATLAND
14. Ascending and descending
15. The collapse of the Kosmos
16. The ego and the eco
17. The dominance of the descenders
18. The unpacking of God



THE EYE OF SPIRIT

Foreword by Jack Crittenden
A note to the reader: On God and politics

Introduction
1. The spectrum of consciousness: Integral psychology and the perennial philosophy
2. In a modern light: Integral anthropology and the evolution of cultures
3. Eye to eye: Integral philosophy and the quest for the Real
4. Integral art and literary theory: part one
5. Integral art and literary theory: part two
6. The recaptured God: The retro-romantic agenda and its fatal flaws
7. Born again: Stan Grof and the holotropic mind
8. Integral feminism: Sex and gender on the moral and spiritual path
9. How straight is the spiritual path? The relation of psychological and spiritual growth
10. The effects of meditation: Speeding up the ascent to God and the descent of the Goddess
11. Heading toward Omega? Where exactly is the Ground of Being?
12. Always already: The brilliant clarity of ever-present awareness

Notes
Bibliography





THE MARRIAGE OF SENSE AND SOUL

A note to the reader

PART ONE: THE PROBLEM
1. The challenge of our times: Integrating science and religion
2. A deadly dance: The relation of science and religion in today's world
3. Paradigms: A wrong turn
4. Modernity: Dignity and disaster
5. The four corners of the known universe

PART TWO: PREVIOUS ATTEMPTS AT INTEGRATION
6. The reenchantment of the world
7. Romanticism: Return of the Origin
8. Idealism: The God that is to come
9. Postmodernism: To deconstruct the world

PART THREE: A RECONCILIATION
10. The within: A view of the Deep
11. What is science?
12. What is religion?
13. The stunning display of Spirit

PART FOUR: THE PATH AHEAD
14. The Great Holarchy in the modern world
15. The integral agenda

Further reading







ONE TASTE

A note to the reader

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December





INTEGRAL PSYCHOLOGY
Consciousness, Spirit, psychology, therapy

Note to the reader: A daylight view

Part One
GROUND: THE FOUNDATION
1. The basic levels or waves
2. The developmental lines or streams
3. The self 4. The self-related streams

Part Two
PATH: FROM PREMODERN TO MODERN
5. What is modernity?
6. To integrate premodern and modern
7. Some important modern pioneers

Part Three
FRUITION: AN INTEGRAL MODEL
8. The archeology of Spirit
9. Some important developmental streams
10. Spirituality: stages or not?
11. Is there a childhood spirituality?
12. Sociocultural evolution
13. From modernity to postmodernity
14. The 1-2-3 of consciousness
15. The integral embrace

Charts
Notes
Index








A THEORY OF EVERYTHING
An Integral Vision for Business, Politics, Science and Spirituality

1. The amazing spiral
2. Boomeritis
3. An integral vision
4. Science and religion
5. The real world
6. Maps of the Kosmos
7. One Taste




















BOOMERITIS
A Novel that Will Set You Free!

Omega_Doom@FutureWorld.org

Seminar_1@ProblemChild.com

1. Cyber_Rave@XTC.net
2. The_Pink_Insides_of_Cyberspace@LookingGlass.org
3. The_Lay_of_the_Within@SpiralDynamics.org
4. And_It_Is_Us@FuckMe.com

Seminar_2@BoomeritisRules.com

5. Subvert_Transgress_Deconstruct@FuckYou.com
6. Dot-com_Death_Syndrome@ReallyOuch.com
7. The_Conquest_of_Paradise@MythsAreUs.net
8. The_New_Paradigm@WonderUs.org

Seminar_3@BeyondTheMeGeneration.com

9. Pluralism_Falls_Apart@DisIntegrationCity.com
10. The_Integral_Vision@IC.org
11. Cosmic_Consciousness@OriginalFace.org
12. Happily_Ever_After@HereAndNow.com


Boomeritis Seminars:


  1. Seminar I: PROBLEM CHILD
    1. Worldviews and Selfhood

  2. Seminar II: BOOMERITIS RULES
    1. The Drama of th Gifted Child
    2. The Abuse Excuse
    3. 374 Percent of the Population
    4. Channeling
    5. UFO Abductions
    6. Foucault and Genealogy

    7. Cultural Studies
    8. The Culture of Rape
    9. The Death of the Subject: The Birth of Narcissism
    10. Politics by Any Other Name: the New Totalitarians
    11. Essentialism: Hey, You, Get Off My Cloud!

    12. The New Paradigm
    13. Transgressing the Boundaries
    14. Poststructuralism uber Alles
    15. Spontaneous Healing
    16. Spirituality in the New Age
    17. The New Physics
    18. The "I've got the New Paradigm" Paradigm

  3. Seminar III: BEYOND THE ME GENERATION

    1. The Creature from the Green Lagoon
    2. The Performative Contradiction
    3. The Anti-Hierarchy Hierarchy
    4. Ranking is like way totally bad
    5. No blue, no orange, no green




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