By: Anouk Brack

Take the tour

The purpose of this article is to show readers around in our master course “Integral Leadership for Sustainability” at Wageningen University and Research Centre in the Netherlands. This course is an example of how an integral approach can be applied in higher education to achieve both a higher level of understanding of complex issues as well as create sustainable action in the world.



Why this course is needed

The main reason for...

By: Terri O'Fallon

This is my 50th year of teaching; I started as a first grade teacher at the age of 19, with 30 children, 25 boys and 5 girls and two children that didn’t speak English. It was a tough year for a young naïve teacher, with only two years of college and no prior classroom experience; through that experience and subsequent years of teaching (the gifted, developmentally disabled adults, all levels of grade school K-8, some high-school, administrative work including Elementary Principal, Special Education Director and Superintendent of Schools; college and university teaching, private...


When I first wrote “An Ontology of Climate Change” and began drawing on Roy Bhaskar’s work, in the back of my mind I was saying to myself: “Wouldn’t it be great if Roy and Ken were in dialogue and debate around the status of ontology in Integral Theory?” Fast-forward two years later and voilà... ...


In my first year of graduate studies, I took a course co-taught by Sean Kelly and Alfonso Montuori that focused on the evolution of consciousness, planetary culture, and complexity. Ken Wilber’s writings were among the required readings. It was in this course that I encountered the work of French philosopher and sociologist Edgar Morin. We read his ...

By: Lyn Lord

Integral Theory claims to be many things: a map, framework, practice, catalyst, and matrix. Such a bold assertion naturally invites skepticism: “Show me the peer-reviewed articles examining its reliability and validity," “Great ideas, but show me the scientifically validated evidence,” or “Will JITP be listed in academic indexes?” 

Until recently the answer to that final question was, “I don’t know, but I hope so.” Now, after five years of work, we’re happy to report JITP is...