Postmetaphysical Visions and Visionaries (64)

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E. O. Wilson

May not qualify as postmetaphysical but he deserves a look.   E.O. Wilson on saving life on Earth   Join UCSD's Patricia Churchland in an i…

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0 Feb 11, 2011

Inspiring Naturalism

The Inspiring Naturalism podcast series, hosted by Michael Dowd and Connie Barlow, explores how a naturalistic, deep time, evolutionary per…

Started by Balder

0 Nov 7, 2010

E.F. Schumacher

Does anyone recall the work of E.F. Schumacher?  I remember I read his book, A Guide for the Perplexed, back when I was a freshman in colle…

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0 Sep 29, 2010

Ralph Waldo Emerson: Integral Pioneer

Thanks to Nickeson (Stephen), I lately took interest in 19th century philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) who had a big and lasting…

Started by Christophe

2 Sep 26, 2010
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William James' "A Pluralistic Mystic"

A Pluralistic MysticWilliam James   A PLURALISTIC MYSTIC[1]   Not for the ignoble vulgar do I write this article, but only for those dialec…

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1 Sep 19, 2010
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Fukuyama on Nietzsche

This is a book review done by Neo-Liberal Theorist Frances Fukuyama on a new Biography about Friedrich Neitzsche by Julian Young (Universit…

Started by Christophe

13 Sep 11, 2010
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Raimon Panikkar writes a farewell letter

I got a notification from a Yahoo group that's made up of friends of Bernadette Roberts that Fr Raimon Panikkar has sent out a letter of fa…

Started by Joseph

8 Sep 1, 2010
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Inhabiting Conscious Experience: Participatory Science

On the old forum, I posted an essay by Jack Petranker entitled Participatory Knowing, which some of you may recall.  The paper linked below…

Started by Balder

0 Aug 14, 2010

Some thoughts about Lacan

As an introduction and starting point for debate, I'll post an obituary on Jacques Lacan by Alain Badiou, published in 1981, shortly after…

Started by Christophe

4 Aug 9, 2010
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Henri Bortoft

Henri Bortoft is a science researcher and a student of Goethe and Bohm.  I first learned of Henri Bortoft's work in an ecopsychology course…

Started by Balder

15 Apr 7, 2010


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