Integral Psychology (Sri Aurobindo) - Aspects of Being According To Integral Psychology

Aspects of Being According To Integral Psychology

Integral thought
Historical integral thinkers
  • Aurobindo Ghose
  • Jean Gebser
  • Haridas Chaudhuri
  • Ramchandra Gandhi
  • Indra Sen
  • George Leonard
Contemporary integral thinkers
  • Don Beck
  • Allan Combs
  • Sean Esbjörn-Hargens
  • Ashok Gangadean
  • Jennifer Gidley
  • Marilyn Hamilton
  • Franklin Jones
  • Ervin László
  • Donella Meadows
  • Steve McIntosh
  • Michael Murphy
  • Joe Perez
  • Michel Saloff Coste
  • Charlene Spretnak
  • Brian Swimme
  • William Irwin Thompson
  • Russ Volckmann
  • Ken Wilber
  • Yasuhiko Kimura
  • Michael E. Zimmerman
Integral themes
  • Evolution, Involution
  • Integral art
  • Integral ecology
  • Integral education
  • Integral leadership
  • Integral psychology
  • Integral Theory
  • Integral yoga
  • Transdisciplinarity
Integral organizations
  • Cal. Inst. of Integral Studies
  • Esalen Institute
  • Integral Institute
  • Antioch University Midwest
  • John F. Kennedy University
  • Institute of Transpersonal Psych.
  • Fielding Graduate University

Sri Aurobindo conceives of human psychology, indeed, of the entire cosmos, as having two major types of distinctions or dimensions. The faculties ascend in a "vertical" fashion, from the subconscient to the higher, transpersonal realms. At the same time, he distinguishes between the Outer being, the Inner being, and other, similarly "concentric" dimensions. The terms vertical and concentric are metaphors for the purpose of visualization and are not meant to be taken literally.

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