BIBLIOGRAPHY

This is the most complete overview of books, articles in scientific and other journals, contributions and forewords by Ken Wilber available on the Internet or in print. First editions of books are printed in bold type for easy reference. You can scroll through the text or select a year to find a book or publication.

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1984 - 1985 - 1986 - 1987 - 1988 - 1989 - 1990 - 1991 - 1992 - 1993
1994 - 1995 - 1996 - 1997 - 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003
2004

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1974

`The spectrum of consciousness', Main Currents in Modern Thought , vol. 31, nr. 2, november/december.

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1975

`Psychologia perennis: The spectrum of consciousness', Journal of Transpersonal Psychology , vol. 7, nr. 2.

`The perennial psychology', Human Dimensions , vol. 4, nr 2.

`The ultimate state of consciousness', Journal of Altered States of Consciousness , vol. 2, nr. 3.

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1976

`The eternal moment', Science of Mind , vol. ?, nr. ?.

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1977

The spectrum of consciousness , Wheaton, Ill., The Theosophical Publishing House.

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1978

`Spectrum psychology, part I: Transpersonal developmental psychology', ReVision , vol. 1, nr. 1.

`Spectrum psychology, part II: The transpersonal dynamic of evolution', ReVision , vol. 1, nr. 2.

`Spectrum psychology, part III: Microgeny and the Tibetan Book of the Dead', ReVision , vol. 1, nr. 3/4.

`On dreaming: The other side of you', Foundation for Human Understanding , vol. 1, nr. 1.

`Projection', Foundation for Human Understanding , vol. 1, nr. 2.

`A working synthesis of transactional analysis and gestalt therapy', in: Psychotherapy: Theory, research and practice , vol. 15, nr. 1.

`Where it was, I shall become', in: Walsh and Shapira (eds.), Beyond health and normality: An exploration of extreme well-being , New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold.

 

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1979

No boundary: Eastern and Western approaches to personal growth , Los Angeles, Center Publications.

`A developmental view of consciousness', Journal of Transpersonal Psychology , vol. 11, nr. 1.

'Eye to eye: The relationship between science, reason, and religion and its effect on transpersonal psychology', ReVision, Winter/Spring, Vol. 2, No. 1.

`Spectrum psychology, part IV: Into the transpersonal', ReVision , vol. 2, nr. 1.

`Physics, mysticism and the new holographic paradigm: A critical appraisal', ReVision , vol. 2, nr. 2.

`Development and transcendence', The American Theosophist , vol. ?, nr. ?

`Heroes and cults', Vision Mound , vol. 2, nr. 6.

`The master-student relationship', Foundation for Human Understanding , vol. 2, nr. 1.

`Are the chakra's real?', in: J. White (ed.), Kundalini, evolution and enlightenment , New York, Doubleday.

`Psychologia perennis', in: J. Welwood (ed.), The meeting of the ways , New York, Schocken.

`On ego strength and egolessness, in: J. Welwood (ed.), The meeting of the ways , New York, Schocken.

'The one who was to come is always already here: a short appreciation of the teaching of bubba free john,' Vision Mound , May

`Some remarks on the papers delivered at the spiritual/transpersonal symposium. Annual Meeting of the APA, Toronto. Published in: M.J. Meadow, `Spiritual and transpersonal aspects of altered states of consciousness: A symposium report', Journal of Transpersonal Psychology , vol. 11, nr. 1.
 
 

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1980

The Atman project: A transpersonal view of human development , Wheaton, Ill., The Theosophical Publishing House.

`The pre/trans fallacy', ReVision , vol. 3, nr. 2. pp. 51-73

"On heroes and cults" (reprint of 1979), foreword in: Da Free John (Adi Da), The scientific proof of the existence of God will soon be announced by the White House! , Middletown, The Dawn Horse Press.

'Who am I? Eastern and western approaches to personal growth,' Inner Paths , March/April 1980, pp. 28-36.

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1981

Up from Eden: A transpersonal view of human evolution , Garden City, New York, Anchor/Doubleday.

`Ontogenetic development: Two fundamental patterns, Journal of Transpersonal Psychology , vol. 13, nr. 1.

'Republicans, democrats and mystics, Association for Humanistic Psychology Newsletter , November.

'The physicist and the mystic - Is a dialogue between them possible?', ReVision.

'Reflections on the New Age paradigm', ReVision, 4 (1) :53-74

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1982

The holographic paradigm and other paradoxes: Exploring the leading edge of science , (ed.), Boulder, Shambhala. Chapters by Ken Wilber: 'Introduction,' 'Physics, mysticism, and the new holographic paradigm: A critical appraisal,' 'Reflections on the new age paradigm: A conversation with Ken Wilber.'

`Odyssey: A personal inquiry into humanistic and transpersonal psychology', Journal of Humanistic Psychology , vol. 22, nr. 1.

'Up from eden: Ken Wilber cracks open the creation/evolution debate: A new age interview with Ken Wilber' by Rich Ingrasci, M. D., New Age , April 1982, pp. 34-41, 76-77.

'The problem of proof,' ReVision , Spring, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 80-100.

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1983

A sociable God: A brief introduction to a transcendental sociology , New York, McGraw-Hill.

Eye to eye: The quest for the new paradigm , New York, Anchor/Doubleday.

`Kierkegaard's passion', ReVision , Spring, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 81-85.

'Reply to critics', unpublished paper in response to a paper written by Dick Anthony, presumably called "The New Hegelians".

'The neo-perennial philosophy,' The American Theosophist , special fall issue, pp. 349-355.

"Reply to Critics" (a response to critics of A Sociable God written in 1983, but published for the first time in 1999 in Volume 4 of the Collected Works of Ken Wilber as "Sociocultural evolution").

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1984

(ed.), Quantum questions: Mystical writings of the world's great physicists , Boulder, Shambhala (New Science Library).

A sociable God: Towards a new understanding of religion , Boulder, Shambhala (New Science Library, reprint).

`The developmental spectrum and psychopathology, part I: Stages and types of pathology, Journal of Transpersonal Psychology , vol. 16, nr. 1.

`The developmental spectrum and psychopathology, part II: Treatment modalities, Journal of Transpersonal Psychology , vol. 16, nr. 2.

`Sheldrake's theory of morphogenesis', Journal of Humanistic Psychology , vol. 24, nr. 2.

`Of shadows and symbols: Physics and mysticism', ReVision , Spring, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 3-17.

'What is transpersonal psychology?' The Laughing Man , Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 15-16.

'God, evolution, and the spectrum of consciousness: An interview with Ken Wilber' by John White, Science of Mind , Part I: January, pp. 9-15, Part II: February, pp. 31-81.

`In praise of the ego: An uncommon buddhist sermon,' The Middle Way , date???, pp. 151-153

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1985

`On heroes and cults', The Laughing Man , vol. 6, nr. 1. (reprint of 1979)

'The dawn horse testament: A brief appreciation,' promotional endorsement for: The Dawn Horse testament ' by Da Free John, various sources.

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1986

Transformations of consciousness: conventional and contemplative perspectives on development , (ed. with J. Engler & D. Brown), Boston, Shambhala. Chapters by Ken Wilber: 'Introduction,' 'The spectrum of development,' 'The spectrum of psychopathology,' 'Treatment modalities.'

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1987

(ed. with D. Anthony & B. Ecker), Spiritual choices: The problem of recognizing authentic paths to inner transformation , New York, Paragon House.

The Great Chain of Being: A modern introduction to the perennial philosophy and the world's great mystical traditions (manuscript, never published, some chapters have appeared as articles in various magazines).

`The pundit of the new age', Yoga Journal , nr. 76, september/october (interview by Catherine Ingram) pp. 38-49.

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1988

`On being a support person', Journal of Transpersonal Psychology , vol. 20, nr. 2.

`There is no New Age: Baby boomers, narcissism and the 60's', Vajradattu Sun , vol. ?, nr. ?

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1989

`Two humanistic psychologies?: A response', Journal of Humanistic Psychology , vol. 29, nr. 2.

`Let's nuke the transpersonalists: A response to Albert Ellis, Journal of Counseling and Development , vol. 67, nr. 6.

`God is so damn boring: A response to Kirk Schneider', Journal of Humanistic Psychology , 29(4).

`Love story', New Age Journal , july/august.

`Foreword', In: G. Feuerstein, Yoga: The technology of ecstasy , Los Angeles, J.P. Tarcher.

'Foreword,' in: Lex Hixon, Coming Home: The experience of enlightenment in sacred traditions , Los Angeles, Tarcher, Inc.

`Do we make ourselves sick?', New Age Journal , september/october

'Paradigm wars: An interview with Ken Wilber,' The Quest, Spring , pp. 6-12.

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1990

Eye to eye: The quest for the new paradigm , Boston, Shambhala (2nd. edition, with new chapter: `In the eye of the artist: Art and the perennial philosophy').

`Two patterns of transcendence: A reply to Washburn', Journal of Humanistic Psychology , vol. 30, nr. 3.

`Death, rebirth and meditation', in: G. Doore (ed.), What survives?: Contemporary explorations of life after death , Los Angeles, J.P. Tarcher.

'In the eye of the artist: Art and the perennial philosophy,'  in: Alex Grey, Ken Wilber, Carlo McCormick, Sacred Mirrors: The visionary art of Alex Grey , Rochester, Vermont, Inner Traditions International.

Foreword in: J.E. Nelson, Healing the split: Madness or transcendence?: A new understanding of the crisis and treatment of the mentally ill , Los Angeles, Tarcher.

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1991

Grace and grit: Spirituality and healing in the life of Treya Killam Wilber , Boston, Shambhala.

`Sex, gender and transcendence', The Quest , summer.

'Gender wars: A continuing conversation on Ken Wilber's 'sex, gender and transcendence,' The Quest , Autumn, letters, pp. 4-12.

`Taking responsibility for your shadow', in: C. Zweig & J. Abrams, Meeting the shadow: The hidden power of the dark side of human nature, Los Angeles, J.P. Tarcher (A New Consciousness Reader).

`Foreword', in: J.E. Nelson, Healing the split: madness or transcendence?: A new understanding of the crisis and treatment of the mentally ill , Los Angeles, J.P. Tarcher.

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1992

'There are no others to save,' in: Eddie and Debbie Shapiro, eds., The Way Ahead: A Visionary Perspective for the New Millennium , Rockport, MA, Element, Inc., pp. 225-227.

'Two modes of knowing,' Mind Field: A quarterly source journal for consciousness , Summer, pp. 51-72.

'The neo-perennial philosophy,' The Quest , Autumn, pp. 16-21 (reprint of  1983).

Foreword in: Chagdud Tulku, Lord of the dance: The autobiography of a Tibetan lama , Padma Publishing.

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1993

The spectrum of consciousness , Wheaton, Ill., The Theosophical Publishing House (2nd. "20th anniversary" edition).

`The Great Chain of Being', J ournal of Humanistic Psychology , vol. 33, nr. 3.

`Psychologia perennis: The spectrum of consciousness', `The spectrum of transpersonal development', `The pre/trans fallacy', `The spectrum of pathologies', `The spectrum of therapies', `Eye to eye: Science and transpersonal psychology', `The Great Chain of Being', `Paths beyond ego in the coming decades', in: R. Walsh & F. Vaughan, Paths beyond ego: The transpersonal vision , Los Angeles, J.P. Tarcher (A New Consciousness Reader).

'Paths beyond ego in the coming decade,' ReVision , pp. 188-192.

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1994

`Foreword', in: J.E. Nelson, Healing the split: madness or transcendence?: A new understanding of the crisis and treatment of the mentally ill , Albany, State University of New York Press.

'Stages of meditation: An interview with Ken Wilber,' The Quest , Spring, pp. 43-46.

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1995

Sex, ecology, spirituality: The spirit of evolution , Boston, Shambhala (Kosmos-trilogy, vol. 1).

`An informal overview of transpersonal studies', Journal of Transpersonal Psychology , vol. 27, nr. 2.

`Mind and the heart of emptiness: Reflections on intellect and the spiritual path', The Quest , winter.

Foreword in: F. Vaughan, Shadows of the Sacred: Seeing through spiritual illusions , Wheaton, Quest Books.

`A message to Eurotas', Eurotas News , nr. 2.

'The world according to Wilber,' by David Guy, New Age Journal , July/August, pp. 76-79.

' Don't blame men for the patriarchy: A conversation with Ken Wilber, New Age Journal , July/August, pp. 79-137.

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1996

A brief history of everything , Boston, Shambhala.

The Atman project: A transpersonal view of human development , Wheaton, Ill., The Theosophical Publishing House (2nd. edition, with new foreword).

Up from Eden: A transpersonal view of human evolution , Wheaton, Ill., The Theosophical Publishing House (2nd. edition, with new foreword).

Eye to eye: The quest for the new paradigm , Boston, Shambhala (3rd. edition, with new foreword, chapter on art deleted).

`Transpersonal art and literary theory', Journal of Transpersonal Psychology , vol. 28, nr. 1.

`A more integral approach: A response to the ReVision authors', ReVision , vol. 19, nr. 2. [response to critical articles in volumes 18(4) and 19(1)].

`Afterword', ReVision , vol. 19, nr. 2.

`How big is our umbrella?', Noetic Sciences Review , winter.

`Big map: The Kosmos according to Ken Wilber', Shambhala Sun , september (interview by R. Kornman).

`Bodhisattvas zullen aan politiek moeten gaan doen [Bodhisattvas are going to have to become politicians]', Panta [Dutch transpersonal magazine], nr. 11, spring.

`Foreword', in: B.W. Scotton, A.B. Chinen & J.R. Battista (ed.), Textbook of transpersonal psychiatry and psychology , New York, Basic Books.

Foreword in: M.R. Severens, K. Wilber, e.a., Andrew Wyeth: America's painter , Greenville County Museum of Arts.

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1997

The eye of spirit: An integral vision for a world gone slightly mad , Boston, Shambhala.

`Transpersonal hot spots: Reflections on the new editions of Up from Eden, The Atman Project and Eye to Eye', Journal of Humanistic Psychology , vol. 37, nr. 4.

`An integral theory of consciousness', The Journal of Consciousness Studies , vol. 4, nr. 1.

`A spirituality that transforms', What is Enlightenment?, nr. 12, fall/winter.

`To see a world: Art and the I of the beholder', [essay for art exhibition of Anselm Kiefer, a major European painter].

Foreword in: S. Boorstein, Clinical studies in transpersonal psychotherapy , Albany, SUNY Press.

`A ticket to Athens', Pathways , vol. ?, nr. ? (interview by Richard Young?). (see also: One Taste , "August 31", 1999).

`Title ?', Magazine ?, vol ?, nr. ? (interview by Scott Warren).

`Bodhisattvas are going to have to become politicians', Eurotas News: Newsletter of the European Transpersonal Association , nr. 4 (interview by Frank Visser).

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1998

The marriage of sense and soul: Integrating science and religion , New York, Random House.

`A more integral approach', in: D. Rothberg & S. Kelly, Ken Wilber in dialogue: Conversations with leading transpersonal thinkers , Wheaton, Quest Books (reprint of 1996, slightly expanded).

`Afterword', in: D. Rothberg & S. Kelly, Ken Wilber in dialogue: Conversations with leading transpersonal thinkers , Wheaton, Quest Books (reprint of 1996).

Foreword in: A. Grey, The mission of art , Boston, Shambhala.

Foreword in: M.J. Ryan (ed.), The fabric of the future: Women visionaries illuminate the path to tomorrow , Berkeley, Conari Press.

`Up close and transpersonal', Utne Reader , August (interview with Mark Matousek).

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1999

One taste: the journals of Ken Wilber , Boston, Shambhala.

The Collected Works of Ken Wilber , vol. I, [The spectrum of consciousness / No boundary / Selected essays], Boston, Shambhala.

The Collected Works of Ken Wilber , vol. II, [The Atman project / Up from Eden], Boston, Shambhala.

The Collected Works of Ken Wilber , vol. III, [A sociable God / Eye to eye], Boston, Shambhala.

The Collected Works of Ken Wilber , vol. IV, [Transformations of consciousness / Integral psychology / Selected essays], Boston, Shambhala.

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2000

The Collected Works of Ken Wilber , vol. V, [Grace and Grit], Boston, Shambhala.

The Collected Works of Ken Wilber , vol. VI, [Sex, Ecology, Spirituality (2nd edition)], Shambhala.

The Collected Works of Ken Wilber , vol. VII, [A Brief History of Everything / The Eye of Spirit], Boston, Shambhala.

The Collected Works of Ken Wilber , vol. VIII, [The Marrage of Sense and Soul / One Taste], Boston, Shambhala.

Integral psychology: Consciousness, spirit, psychology, therapy , Boston, Shambhala (also part of volume IV of the Collected Works).

A Theory of Everything: An Integral Vision for Business, Politics, Science and Spirituality , Boston, Shambhala.

Foreword in: A.S. Dalal, A greater psychology [reader of Sri Aurobindo's psychological writings].

Foreword in: J. Marion, Putting on the Mind of Christ , Hampton Roads Publishing Company.

Foreword in: M.J. Ryan (ed.) The Fabric of the Future: Women Visionaries of Today Illuminate the Path to Tomorrow , Berkeley, Conari Press.

Foreword in: P. Rubinov-Jacobson, Drinking Lightning: Art, Creativity, and Transformation, Boston, Shambhala.

Integral Transformative Practice: In This World or Out of I?. What is Enlighenment? , Fall/Winter.

Waves, Streams, States and Self. Journal of Consciousness Studies, vol. 7, nrs. 11-12, nov.-dec. 2000.

'On Critics, Integral Institute, My Recent Writing, and Other Matters of Little Consequence : A Shambhala Interview with Ken Wilber' (wilber.shambhala.com)

Waves, Streams, States, and Self--A Summary of My Psychological Model (Or, Outline of An Integral Psychology), (wilber.shambhala.com)

'Announcing the Formation of Integral Institute', (wilber.shambhala.com)

'The Terror of Tomorrow: A Response to Bill Joy ' (wilber.shambhala.com)

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2001

'Do Critics Misrepresent My Position? A Test Case from a Recent Academic Journal' (wilber.shambhala.com)

'An Enlightenment Interview with Ken Wilber', interview by Jordan Gruber (www.Enlightenment.com and CD-ROM)

'The deconstruction of the World Trade Center: A date that will live in a sliding chain of signifiers' (wilber.shambhala.com)

'Introduction To "The Deconstruction of the World Trade Center", and Prologue to Boomeritis' (wilber.shambhala.com)

'On the Nature of a Post-Metaphysical Spirituality: Response to Habermas and Weis', (wilber.shambala.com). [originally interview by Frank Visser and Edith Zundel in German, in: Transpersonale Psychologie und Psychotherapie, ViaNova]

'To See a World : some technical points' (www.worldofkenwilber.com)

'Some Thoughts on Samuel P. Huntington's The Clash of Civilizations' (www.worldofkenwilber.com)

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2002

Boomeritis: A novel that will set you free , june 2002 (originally written as non-fiction book, subtitled: "The Extraordinary Emergence of an Integral Culture - and Its Many Obstacles", which was subsequently rewritten as novel).

'Interview with Ken Wilber: On the Release of Boomeritis, and the Completion of Volume 3 of the Kosmos Trilogy' (wilber.shambhala.com)

Sidebars to Boomeritis (wilber.shambhala.com)

Excerpts from the Kosmos Trilogy, (wilber.shambhala.com) Foreword' to: Wayne Teasdale, A Monk in the World: Cultivating a Spiritual Life, New World Library

Foreword to: Andrew Cohen, Living Enlightenment: A Call for Evolution Beyond Ego, Moksha Press.

Foreword to: David Deida, Finding God Through Sex: A Spiritual Guide to Ecstatic Loving and Deep Passion for Men and Women, Plexus.

"The Guru and the Pandit: The Evolution of Enlightenment", Andrew Cohen and Ken Wilber in Dialogue", What is Enlightenment?, Spring/Summer 2002, 38-49, 136-143.

"The Guru and the Pandit: Breaking the Rules: Andrew Cohen and Ken Wilber in Dialogue", What is Enlightenment?, Fall/Winter 2002.

'Foreword' to: Frank Visser, Ken Wilber: Thought as Passion, SUNY Press.

Foreword to: Marion Schlitz & Tina Hyman, Integral Medicine, A Noetic Reader, (submitted for publication)

Foreword to: Salvador Harguindey, Spirit and Politics for the XX1 Century, (submitted for publication)

Foreword to: Daryl Paulson, Competitive Business Caring Business, An Integral Business Perspective for the 21st Century, Paraview Press.

Foreword to: Allan Combs, The Radiance of Being: Understanding the Grand Integral Vision: Living the Integral Life, Continuum Pub Group.

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2003

Excerpts from the Kosmos Trilogy, (wilber.shambhala.com)
  • C: The Ways We Are in This Together: Intersubjectivity and Interobjectivity in the Holonic Kosmos
    • Appendix B. An Integral Mathematics of Primordial Perspectives
  • D: The Look of a Feeling: The Importance of Post/Structuralism
  • G: A Comprehensive Theory of Subtle Energies

The War In Iraq, wilber.shambhala.com

"The Guru and the Pandit: Exploring The Future of Religion: Andrew Cohen and Ken Wilber in Dialogue", What is Enlightenment?, Spring/Summer 2003.

Kosmic Consciousness, The Ken Wilber Sessions - An Unprecedented Audio Learning Experience, Soundstrue.com, 10 CD set.

Foreword to: Fred Kofman, The Spirit of Conscious Business.

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2004

The Collected Works of Ken Wilber , vol. IX, [Boomertis /Sidebars/Endnotes], Boston, Shambhala.

The Collected Works of Ken Wilber , vol. X, [A Theory of Everything/Essays/Interviews/Forewords], Boston, Shambhala.

The Collected Works of Ken Wilber , vol. XI, [Kosmic Karma and Creativity], Boston, Shambhala.

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About Ken Wilber:

E. & U. Zundel, Leitfiguren der Psychotherapie , München, Kosel, 1987 (chapter 12: Ken Wilber / Transpersonal psychology: the evolution of consciousness).

T. Schwarz, What really matters: Searching for wisdom in America , Bantam, 1995 (chapter 9: Putting consciousness on the map: how Ken Wilber married Freud and the Buddha).

E. Zundel, Vom Tier zu den Göttern: Die große Kette des Seins , Herder, 1997.

D. Rothberg & S. Kelly, Ken Wilber in dialogue: Conversations with leading transpersonal thinkers , Wheaton, Quest Books, 1998. (Based on the ReVision trilogy of 1996, expanded with new material).

Kendra Crossen Burroughs (ed.), The essential Ken Wilber: An introductory reader, Boston, Shambhala, 1998.

F. Visser, Ken Wilber: denken als passie [thought as passion], Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Lemniscaat, 2001 (translated into German, English, Spanish, Polish, Greek).

J. Crittenden, K. Crossen Burroughs, B. Reynolds & F. Visser, Kindred visions , 2 vols., Shambhala, publishing date still unknown.

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