Through a philosophical lens, this book explores the powerful educational capabilities of classic psychedelics.
Designers can create stronger products by considering multiple users with varied perspectives and thus create balance, termed equilibriUX, in their designs.
Illuminating new essays on Fichte's 1804 Wissenschaftslehre, or The Science of Knowing.
A critical examination of the health disparities and collective resilience of Black women in the United States.
Explores the critical role that classroom educators play in supporting student motivation throughout the transition from high school to college.
Retraces Hölderlin's journeys to Bordeaux and back in 1801–02, explaining why they are turning points in the great poet's life.
Combines phenomenology with the "enactivist" approach to consciousness theory and recent emotion research to explore the way self-motivated action plans shape selective attention, exploration, and ultimately the mind's interpretation of reality - in philosophy, psychology, cultural awareness, and our personal lives.
The definitive overview of this transformative breathwork.
Argues that truth, moral right, political right, and aesthetic value may be understood as arising out of a naturalist account of humanity, if naturalism is rightly conceived.
A fresh and rigorous interpretation of William James's ethical theory, showing how experimenting with life's opportunities can transform one's self and life.
Investigates, by way of Derrida's engagements with Kant, how the foundations of modern constitutionalism can be differently conceived to address some of the challenges of the twenty-first century.
Asks how Black women tap into their feelings to develop ways to live freely.
Drawing on Merleau-Ponty offers new insights into our understandings of health and illness, ability and disability, and the scientific and cultural practices that both enable and limit our capacity for diverse experiences.
The first work to offer a comprehensive pragmatist anthropology focusing on sensibility, habits, and human experience as contingently yet irreversibly enlanguaged.
The first academic explanation for how spectators use their imaginations as part of the experience and appreciation of popular fantasy filmmaking.
Examines how Black women elders have managed stress, emphasizing how self-care practices have been present since at least the mid-nineteenth century, with roots in African traditions.
Across a variety of genres, shows how mental disorders are depicted in cinema.
A compelling gathering of perspectives on the intersection of servant-leadership and forgiveness.
A rich collection of essays about the inner, shared experiences of participants engaged in second-person approaches to contemplative practice.
Explores the philosophical dimensions and implications of integral theory.
A multidimensional approach captures the complexities of African American racial identity.
A transdisciplinary approach to reconciliation practices and policies by an international team of scholars and scholar-practitioners.
Explores Yalom’s profound contributions to psychotherapy and literature.
How films of the 1960s and early 1970s framed therapeutic issues as problems of human communication, and individual psychological problems as social ones.
Examines key theoretical aspects of the emerging field of second-person contemplative education.
Creates a new framework for approaching Black women’s wellness, by merging theory and practice with both personal narratives and public policy.
Articulates an imaginationist solution to the question of how purely instrumental music can be perceived by a listener as having emotional content.
Explores the life and work of psychoanalyst Sabina Spielrein through a feminist and mytho-poetic lens.
Uses real-life episodes of psychosis and recovery to show how poetic paradigms for thinking about psychiatric symptoms can enlarge contemporary understandings of mental illness and improve long-term treatment outcome.
Explores conflict through the lens of Integral Theory and provides a case study where Integral conflict resolution techniques are highlighted.
Explores whether consciousness-based practices like meditation and prayer can contribute to social change.
Discusses how William James’s work suggests a world without will, self, or time and how research supports this perspective.
A wide-ranging consideration of the emerging field of contemplative education.
Some of the world’s foremost thought leaders consider the role of leadership, love, and power in the midst of political and social upheaval.
Examines the contemporary discourse on happiness through the lens of governmentality theory.
Examines the relationship between rock art, shamanism, and the origins of human existence.
Argues for the necessity of a new ethos for middle-class white anti-racism.
Using insights from Integral Theory, describes how the improvisational methods of jazz can inform education and other fields.
A phenomenological account of spatial perception in relation to the lived body.
Brings Integral Theory to addiction treatment, offering a more holistic vision of recovery and powerful practices for achieving it.
The first novel to fully explore evolutionary psychology, Trine Erotic explores what it means to love and write in a memetic, Darwinian world.
A holistic approach to the fascinating, multifaceted world of dreams.
Considers the contributions and contemporary significance of Alan Watts.
Explores the thought of Henri Bergson, highlighting his compelling theories on the nature of consciousness and its relationship to the physical world.
Brings the transformative approaches of transpersonal psychology to research in the human sciences and humanities.
The essential guide on how to teach about dreaming.
Explores the unacknowledged psychological element in Maimonides’ work, one which prefigures the latter insights of Freud.
Illuminates the role of empathetic love in psychotherapy.
Celebrates and instructs in the healing power of breath.
Introduces the concept of obliviousness to the consideration of family systems—what do families choose to ignore and why and how they do so.
Looks at the social implications of having constant access to others through cell phones, wireless computers, and other electronic devices.
Delineates how medieval meditation on the passion of Christ was intended to transform personality—a practice with affinity for the goals of modern psychotherapy.
Critically examines diagnostic and popular discourses on eating disorders.
The story of one African American woman’s decision to undergo gastric bypass surgery.
Argues for the superiority of behavioral treatments over drug therapies for psychological problems.
Brings Asian theories of consciousness into dialogue with Western psychotherapeutic practices.
Explores how Chinese medicine deals with emotional disorders.
Despite contemporary attempts to revive myth, this book argues that we are living in a world without myth and looks at what this means for humankind.
Interviews with fourteen pioneers in psychedelic research.
A son’s coming to terms with his mother’s decision to abandon her career as a concert pianist in order to raise her children.
Argues that the technical model of practice has limited applicability for the practices of care (teaching, nursing, social work, and psychotherapy).
A critical look at the relationship between law and psychology.
Looks at the limits of free will in human action.
Evaluates drug and alcohol abuse treatment systems and their effects on individual alcohol and drug abusers.
The authors use examples from their own clinical practice to explain the development of Lacanian theory.
Argues that our struggle to become good parents can help us to become good persons.
Argues that too much advice can lead to policy deadlock depending on leadership style.
Presents an analysis of the "nomadic" consciousness of our ancestors, and the forces --religious and political --that overwhelmed it during the Neolithic era, and considers its revival in the twentieth century.
Presents the theoretical dimension of three decades of research on African-derived concepts of helping.
Examines the political views implicit in the mythological theories of three of the most widely read popularizers of myth in the twentieth century, C. G. Jung, Mircea Eliade, and Joseph Campbell.
Explores the links between anger, rage, violence, evil, and creativity and describes a dynamic therapeutic approach that can help channel anger and violent impulses into constructive and creative activity.
Proposes a new paradigm for interdisciplinary studies by applying the thought of Bernard Lonergan to define spirituality as the missing link between religion and theology.
Applies postmodern theory to the working assumptions and consequent practices of therapy in various disciplines, from clinical psychology to schooling.
Evaluates the significance and usefulness of anthropomorphism for the scientific understanding of animals by presenting diverse ideas from historians, philosophers, anthropologists, primatologists, psychologists, behaviorists, and ethologists.
Offers an alternative to the modern foundationalist paradigm, based in Husserl's analysis of temporality, that shows how the passing of modernity provides an opening for doing metaphysics in a new nonfoundationalist manner.
For anyone seriously interested in spirituality, this book presents a highly elaborated challenge to religion, the human sciences, and secular society. The author provides a relatively popular presentation ...
What are the characteristics and dimensions of the self? Is there a "best" way to measure the self? How does the researcher's definition of the self affect the choice of research measure and methods? ...
This book tells why people want to feel like members of work organizations, and why doing so is difficult. Using case examples, it presents a psychoanalytic perspective on organizational entry and the ...
Looking at the discourse on female weight reduction in American culture, Confessing Excess analyzes contemporary dieting and the weight loss literature by taking up the themes of confession and surveillance. ...
Larry Cochran examines the meaning of a sense of vocation as it is lived over the course of a life. By studying more than twenty autobiographies of people who clearly had a mission in life, the author ...
The author explores and defends the bold thesis that the idea of the collective unconscious can be reconciled with a scientific world outlook as he sketches a big picture from Jung's psychological viewpoint. ...
This book contributes to an understanding of the nature of mid-life transitions and crises by focusing on the unique personal meaning of the transitional experience for the individual. There is an implicit ...
Mitchell and Thompson have compiled the first interdisciplinary study of deception and its manifestations in a variety of animal species. Deception is unique in that it presents detailed explorations ...
Self-esteem. Not only does it affect our identity and values, but also our feelings and actions in a variety of circumstances. Yet, after years of investigation, little of practical value has been learned ...