Up from Eden: A Transpersonal View of Human Evolution

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Quest Books, May 16, 2007 - Science - 421 pages
This book chronicles humanity's cultural and psychospiritual evolutionary journey over some six million years from its primal past into its dazzling cosmic future.
 

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Up from Eden portrays the saga of human evolution in several major stages. Beginning with the archaic world, primitive in its beliefs and practices, it moves to the stage of magic--rituals, totems ... Read full review

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This book completely reframed my understanding of humanity in a wonderful way. Drawing on mythology and psychology, as well as his deep understanding of eastern metaphysics, Mr. Wilber explains how to understand human history as the evolution of consciousness. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
The Mysterious Serpent
25
The Ancient Magicians
43
The Twilight Dawn of Death
61
Voyage into the Superconscious
75
Future Shock
93
The Great Mother
119
The Great Goddess
141
The Slaying of the Typhon
199
A New Time A New Body
211
Solarization
227
On Becoming a Person
273
The Dawn of Misery
303
Original Sin
313
The Future
339
Republicans Democrats and Mystics
351

The Mythology of Murder
157
Polis and Praxis
167
Something Unheard Of
187

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KEN WILBER is the founder of Integral Institute and the cofounder of Integral Life. He is an internationally acknowledged leader and the preeminent scholar of the Integral stage of human development. He is the author of more than twenty books, includingnbsp;A Brief History of Everything,nbsp;A Theory of Everything,nbsp;Integral Spirituality,nbsp;No Boundary,nbsp;Grace and Grit, andnbsp;Sex, Ecology, Spirituality.

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