By: Mark Forman

The major theme of Ken Wilber's most important work - Sex, Ecology, Spirituality - is that integral consciousness represents the next great wave of cultural and individual evolution. In SES, Ken's AQAL model is explicitly presented as one expression of this stage of consciousness, and certainly not as the final word on it. Similar messages about integral being our next collective step were offered half-a-century earlier by Jean Gebser and his contemporary Sri Aurobindo. And there were others even before them predicting an "integral future," such as Harvard Sociologist Pitirim...

By: Nick Hedlund-de Witt

On July 17th, 2013 in San Francisco, California, the Integral Research Center will host an exciting pre-Integral Theory Conference event on metatheory and its application in our contemporary global context. We will be building on the highly generative dialogical encounter between critical realism and integral theory that we began during the four-day Critical Realism & Integral Theory Symposium at John F. Kennedy University in the fall of 2011. This year's one-day symposium will bring together leading scholar-practitioners to...


Books, books, and more books! A conference just isn’t a conference if it isn’t showcasing some of the best and brightest new books in the field. So as editor of the SUNY Series I am pleased to send this update to everyone right as we approach ITC 2013.

As many of you will remember, at the 2010 Integral Theory Conference we launched the SUNY Series in Integral Theory with the publicaiton of four new textbooks:

  • Integral Education: New Directions for Higher Learning edited by Sean Esbjörn-Hargens, Jonathan Reams, & Olen Gunnlaugson
  • ...
By: Jordan Luftig

If you are the curious kind, you will want to click on over to the Schedule page of the ITC website. It's your starting point for three major updates on the conference:

1. Pre-conference workshops are now open to the general public!

2. Now you can watch the conference via live webcast, from the comfort of your own home!

3. The full 2013 conference brochure is hot off the press!


By: Mark Forman

Continuing Education Credits

In addition to all the wonderful academic-integral presentations at this year’s event, we are pleased to announce that the Integral Theory Conference will once again be offering continuing education credits for psychologists, marriage and family therapists, social workers, and licensed clinical counselors. The ITC is a wonderful way to engage deeply with integral peers and meet your professional requirements at the same time!
This year, we have activities approved for continuing education before, during, and...