The Collected Works of Ken Wilber: The Atman Project ; Up from Eden
The Atman Project: A Transpersonal View of Human Development (1980) unites Eastern and Western approaches into a single, coherent framework, integrating views from Freud to Buddha, Gestalt to Shankara, Piaget to Yogachara, Kohlberg to Krishnamurti. Up from Eden: A Transpersonal View of Human Evolution (1981) describes evolution as a magnificent journey of Spirit-in-action, drawing on theorists from Jean Gebser to Jürgen Habermas. The essay "Odyssey: A Personal Inquiry into Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology" and a New Age interview with Ken Wilber.
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Introduction to Volume Two
A Personal Inquiry into
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actually archetypal Atman project awareness basic beginning body bodyself castration causal causal realm centaur child chthonic cognitive concept consciousness cosmocentric culture deep structure Dharmakaya differentiate dissociation distortion ego ideal egoic emergence emotional-sexual Eros evolution existence experience Freud fusion Goddess gross realm ground-unconscious higher higher-order human immortality incest individual infant instincts integration intuition involution ishtadeva kundalini lower levels magical means meditation membership mental mental-egoic mind mode Mother mystic myth mythic mythic-membership nature ness Nirmanakaya object occur one's oppression perennial philosophy period physical pleromatic precisely prepersonal present primal primary process primitive prior psychic psychoanalysis psychology reality repression Sambhogakaya sciousness self-sense separate separate-self sense shaman Shunyata simply soul Spirit stage subconscious substitute gratifications substitute sacrifice subtle realm superconscious superego Svabhavikakaya symbolic temporal terror Thanatos things tion trans transcendence transformation translation transpersonal true typhonic ultimate uncon unconscious unity uroboric verbal whole York