A Brief History of Everything

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Gateway, 2001 - Consciousness - 360 pages

A Brief History of Everything' is an engaging, accessible and friendly excursion into the history of consciousness. Wilber examines the course of evolution as the unfolding manifestation of Spirit, from matter (the cosmos) to life (the biosphere) to mind (human consciousness), including the higher stages of spiritual evolution, when Spirit becomes conscious of itself. In each of these domains of evolution, he finds, there are recurring patterns, and by looking closely at these patterns, we can learn much about the predicament of our world and the direction humanity must take if global transformation is to become a reality.

Written in question-and-answer format, 'A Brief History of Everything' is a compelling and provocative polemic about some of the most important issues of our time.

'Ken Wilber is the most important explorer of consciousness alive today.' Deepak Chopra

'Wilber helps us see the world as a whole and liberates us from narrow perspectives on the human adventure.' Michael Murphy, author of The Future of the Body

'Integrates the partial visions of specialists into a new understanding of the meaning and significance of life.' David Lorimer

Other books by Ken Wilber

Grace and Grit Marriage of Sense and Soul A Theory of Everything

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"How does a Seeker of knowledge download 2,000 plus years of human history in a few days of reading? Easy. Read or listen to Ken Wilber's brilliant synopsis neatly packaged into an elegant model of ... Read full review

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User Review  - co_coyote - LibraryThing

Wilber is a contemporary philosopher who specializes in integrating important truths from both Eastern and Western cultures. This is the most accessible of his many books, explaining the evolution of human ideas from matter to life to mind. This is a challenging book, but well worth the effort. Read full review

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Ken Wilber is one of the most widely read and influential American philosophers of our time. He is the author of over a dozen books including 'Grace and Grit', 'The Marriage of sense and Soul', and 'A Theory of Everything'.

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