The Gebser Society furthers the work of German poet and integral philosopher, Jean Gebser (). Jean Gebser () was a German poet, philosopher, and phenomenologist of consciousness. He is best known for his magisterial opus, The. tural historian and evolutionary philosopher Jean Gebser, largely in his own words. According to Gebser, human consciousness underwent a series of mutations.

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Not only are we able existing in a kind of a-temporal world where time is no longer a straight line, but we are also able to “time travel” see the blog: It was here that he changed his German first name “Hans” to the French “Jean.

Gebbser 11, Kaya Prpic rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is not a new system of ideas that everyone can agree on.

Any attempt to remedy the situation by a return to “values” would ultimately fail. A look at MetaIntegral, a new project launching later this week, and how patterns in nature can give us clues for designing organizations.

But time is more than the febser on a grandfather clock or the seconds ticking on the dial.

The archaic structure is the first structure of consciousness to emerge from the “ever-present origin”:. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In the following decades, Gebser worked tirelessly to give shape to his inner vision. But it changed little, if anything, in Gebser’s lifestyle; he had jfan and worked most of his life as a maverick.


This is one of the 3 books you grab on your way out of your burning house. Perhaps this is how we may begin to live our lives “concretely.

The Integral Philosopher- Jean Gebser and Time

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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Written by TJ Dawe. From Poetry to Kulturphilosophie: We no longer have a qualitative experience of realitywe live in a world of abstract mechanics and ratio.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Only when taken together as an elemental ambivalence, and not a rational contradiction, are they constitutive for the mythical structure.

Rather yebser allowing only one rational structure to be valid, all structures are recognized, presented, one through the other. The rational structure is known for its extremes as evidenced in various “nothing but Yet when our abstract and rational faculties are divorced from the other realities of lifeour inventions can run away from us and we end up creating scenario’s outside of our conscious control Shelley’s Frankenstein.

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Then most people remain stuck in it and become hardened in it. For centuries, time was viewed as having distinct categories of past, gdbser and future. Manifestations the Aperspectival World. It must be encountered. Are you an author?

The Ever-Present Origin by Jean Gebser

As I read it, an understanding emerged Dec 07, Peter rated it it was amazing Shelves: He could bear the drudgery and boredom only because in his spare time he attended lectures at Berlin University. In a world where know-how is overvalued, simple knowing must also be nurtured. Perhaps, then, we can see modern civilization as doing precisely this. When we jeann to the end of our whole life, we have an opportunity to encounter the Whole.


In comparison with the dual, divisive character of opposition, complementary is polar and unifying. Gebser details five structures of consciousness: Why not also the East?

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. This was later confirmed by D. Gebser approvingly cited a remark by Paul Klee, one of the great pioneers of the aperspectival consciousness in art.

In the picture above, we can overlay places with photographs as they were in the past. After a brief spell in Italy he went to Spain, where he lived for six years. Mark Kaplan rated it it was amazing May 13, With all this in mind, it’s a wonder why Gebser’s work is not spoken about more today.

Hardly anyone finds his ego prior to the middle of his life. Of course, this created all kinds of difficulties regarding how beings moved from one category to the other — from present to past, for example.