Nearly a third of the current issue is devoted to the opening article by Paul Marshall and a personal exchange Marshall had with Roy Bhaskar, the founder of Critical Realism. Marshall gives "a relatively detailed and accessible overview for integral theorists of critical realist ontology, in all its phases." Following the Marshall and Bhaskar pieces is a commentary by Ken Wilber.
Guy du Plessis is the Clinical Director of Drakenstein Addiction Recovery Center in Wellington, South Africa. He is the developer of the Integrated Recovery Model and Integrated Recovery Therapy, and also is the first to pioneer and implement an integrally informed clinical model within an inpatient addiction treatment clinic. Du Plessis' current article, his third published in JITP, uses Integral Methodological Pluralism (IMP) to elucidate an Integral Model of Addiction.