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By: Jordan Luftig

ITC has a new venue for our third conference. We are quite excited by this change as we feel it is more convenient and offers more services to our attendees. In addition, it allows us to have the day’s activities and the evening keynote dinners at the same location.

The San Francisco Airport Marriott hotel in Burlingame, California, is just minutes from the San Francisco International Airport and 15 miles from downtown San Francisco. The hotel offers great views of the San Francisco Bay and features 685 guestrooms, including 24 luxurious suites. The on-site restaurants include...

By: Lyn Lord

Roger Walsh is one of the wise elders of Integral Theory, so it feels appropriate for him to be our first featured author. This article, which is the result of an ongoing research project, provides a window into a recent anthology Walsh has edited for the SUNY Press series in Integral Theory. In this forthcoming volume, Walsh showcases leading voices from various spiritual and philosophical traditions discussing wisdom. Throughout the article Walsh makes a persuasive case for how wisdom studies can benefit from an integral approach. He highlights a number of key ontological and...

By: Lyn Lord

This issue builds on JITP’s inaugural Integral Spirituality issue (Vol. 6, No. 1) while simultaneously launching the field of Integral Religious Studies. In the editorial introduction, the guest editors clearly lay out their vision for the issue and set the stage for the evolution of the field. Then, Dustin DiPerna creates the blueprint for Integral Religious Studies with his opening piece on human development within the context of religious studies.* Next, Sarah Nicholson’s piece is a...

By: Michael E. Zimmerman

Review of Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage, by Daniel C. Esty and Andrew S. Winston (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006)

In recent years, many useful books have been published promoting the greening of business. I think immediately of Natural Capitalism (2000) by Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins, and L. Hunter Lovins. The strength of Green and Gold lies in its extensive reference to case histories of what authors, Daniel C. Esty and Andrew S. Winston dub the top fifty “Green Wave Riding”...

By: Someone

Perhaps the most pressing UR-questions at the bottom of environmental theory and practice in our age are those of nature and science.  The dominant understanding of nature in modernity is determined by the natural sciences, particularly mathematical physics.  But the status of science (and physics) itself became deeply problematized in the 20th century.  What then becomes of our understanding of nature?  Philosopher Charles Taylor has recently claimed that today we live in an "Immanent Frame," that a naturalistic worldview has become so entrenched that even those that oppose it are...

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