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—F. Visser

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THE MOST IMPORTANT CONVERSATION OF OUR TIME: A Ken Wilber / Andrew Cohen Dialogue
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A SPECTRUM OF WILBER CRITICS
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"FROM DIRT TO DIVINITY": Ken Wilber's pre-Darwinian Understanding of Evolution
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SOME PARADOXES OF EVOLUTION
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INTEGRAL IDEOLOGY: An Ideological Genealogy of Integral Theory and Practice
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THE 'SPIRIT OF EVOLUTION' RECONSIDERED: Relating Ken Wilber's view of spiritual evolution to the current evolution debates
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