Postmetaphysical Visions and Visionaries (64)

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Jeremy Rifkin

This dude also deserves a thread, a postmetaphysical visionary of an integral paradigm different from the trademarked variety. And quite "s…

Started by Edward theurj Berge

290 Sep 10, 2019
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Bruno Latour

I'm following up on Balder's suggestion to give Latour his own thread. To start I'll pull over posts on him from the OOO  thread. Note the…

Started by Edward theurj Berge

39 Aug 11, 2019
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Lady Gaga

I know, there might be some controversy in putting her in this category. But I truly think she fits here and will make that case. I’ve alre…

Started by Edward theurj Berge

39 Oct 16, 2018
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Gebser Society Conference: Call for Papers

Gebser and Asia In 1961, Jean Gebser’s peregrinations in consciousness led him to visit parts of Asia, including India, Nepal, Pakistan, B…

Started by DavidM58

0 May 15, 2018

Evan Thompson

We have a thread for Varela in this sub-forum so I figured his cohort from The Embodied Mind would be worthy. I've provided some of his rec…

Started by Edward theurj Berge

78 Mar 21, 2018
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Jean Gebser

From a link I found on this site from theurge - a Google Doc, (p. 11 (2009) devoted to an old discussion about Jean Gebser: "Shifting gea…

Started by DavidM58

26 Sep 23, 2016
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Stephen Batchelor

In my quest to go postmetaphysical a few of my several concerns follow: 1) How to interpret states and stages of consciousness; 2) How to p…

Started by Edward theurj Berge

109 Sep 1, 2016
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Mark Edwards

Update: His Ph.D. thesis is here. And a pdf copy is below. Mark has been cited more in this forum than probably any other source. I even st…

Started by Edward theurj Berge

61 Aug 20, 2016
Reply by Ambo Suno

some likely features and factors of the rare arising from normal vision to "visionary"

Since, "We stand on the shoulders of our ancestors," and since we exist within a we-space as a fish exists in water, and since we biobeings…

Started by Ambo Suno

1 May 29, 2016
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Francisco Varela

I had a thread for Francisco Varela on the old version of this forum, and after coming across a couple websites this weekend with some good…

Started by Balder

44 Apr 19, 2016
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What paths lie ahead for religion and spirituality in the 21st Century? How might the insights of modernity and post-modernity impact and inform humanity's ancient wisdom traditions? How are we to enact, together, new spiritual visions – independently, or within our respective traditions – that can respond adequately to the challenges of our times?

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