The Atman Project: A Transpersonal View of Human Development

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Quest Books, Mar 1, 1996 - Psychology - 260 pages
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Wilber traces human development from infancy into adulthood and beyond, into those states described by mystics and spiritual adepts. The spiritual evolution of such extraordinary individuals as the Buddha and Jesus hints at the direction human beings will take in their continuing growth toward transcendence.
 

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I am tired of psychoanalytic and other psychologists using big words to explain simple concepts. Otherwise this book pairs well with Tuesdays With Morrie. Read full review

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The Atman Project denotes the attempt to find Spirit in ways that prevent it and force substitute gratifications in space and time through grasping and despairing. This book describes awareness beginning at the pre-personal level through the transpersonal state. Read full review

Contents

Prologue
1
The Primitive Roots of Awareness
7
The Typhonic Self
13
The Membership Self
25
MentalEgoic Realms
35
Symbols of Transformation
43
Centauric Realms
53
Subtle Realms
73
Meditation and the Unconscious
109
The Atman Project
117
Evolution Through the Lower Levels
131
Evolution Through the Egoic Levels
147
HigherOrder Evolution
165
Schizophrenia and Mysticism
175
Involution
185
APPENDIXREFERENCE TABLES
205

Causal and Ultimate Realms
83
The Form of Development
93
Types of the Unconscious
97

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Wilbur is one of the most widely read and influential American philosophers of our time. His writings have been translated into over twenty foreign languages.

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