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Eye to Eye: The Quest for the New Paradigm
In this book Wilber presents a model of consciousness that encompasses empirical, psychological, and spiritual modes of understanding. Wilber examines three realms of knowledge: the empirical realm of the senses, the rational realm of the mind, and the contemplative realm of the spirit. Eye to Eye points the way to a broader, more inclusive understanding of ourselves and t ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published January 30th 2001 by Shambhala
(first published 1983)
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May 25, 2010 Marshall rated it it was ok · review of another edition
This is about philosophy of science and spirituality, and the quest for a new paradigm to reconcile them. It touches on several common errors and fallacies in this quest, most of which the author admits he's committed in the past. One is the confusion between the eye of flesh, eye of reason, and eye of contemplation, and that using one of these eyes for the wrong thing constitutes a "category error." Another is the pre/trans fallacy, which both science and religion commit in opposite ways, in co ...more
Ken Wilber is the most widely translated academic writer in America, with 25 books translated into some 30 foreign languages, and is the first philosopher-psychologist to have his Collected Works published while still alive. Wilber is an internationally acknowledged leader and the preeminent scholar of the Integral stage of human development, which continues to gather momentum around the world. Hi ...more