Ken Wilber, his Critics, and the Integral: Links


Ken Wilber Links
Links to Ken Wilber Related Sites

Who is Ken Wilber? - Integral Life
On Ken Wilber, integral theory, books, videos, etc.

Ken Wilber Home - Shambhala Pubs
Ken Wilber’s site at Shambhala Publications, his principal publisher.

Integral Institute
On many aspect of Wilber's integral theory

Integral Training
Offers experiential programs for those who want to apply the Wilberian integral approach to their personal and professional lives

Unitas Multiplex
A more integral approach to diversity

See also
Ken Wilber Quotes


Integral World
A very comprehensive website including much criticism of Ken Wilber's integral vision.

Reaching out to the World
A New OnLine Chapter of Ken Wilber: Thought as Passion by Frank Visser

Wilber Watch
Blog dedicated to the integral vision of Ken Wilber, including both his fans and his critics

Wilber's AQAL Map and Beyond
My free ebook on this website

Ken Wilber's AQAL Dogma
on this website

Mark Manson
The rise and fall of Ken Wilber

Jeff Meyerhoff
Six Criticisms of Wilber's Integral Theory, including orienting generalizations.

Church of the Churchless
Blog that includes posts critical of Ken Wilber and his integral vision

Center for Integral Science
Articles on science and religion including a critique of the AQAL model by Thomas J. McFarlane. Extensive list of links to related websites.

A Critical look at Ken Wilber's Four Quadrant Model, by Thomas J. McFarlane
A critique of the AQAL map

The Integral Sphere: A Mathematical Mandala of Reality (by Thomas J. McFarlane)
A mathematical mandala that in some ways is still more comprehensive than the AQAL map

A Critique of Ken Wilber's "AQAL" Philosophy (by M. Alan Kazlev)
Points out major shortcomings of Wilber's AQAL map.

Towards a Larger Definition of Integral (by M. Alan Kazlev)
Historical and Comparative Use of Integral

The Human Odyssey: A Journey of Life from Infancy to Eternity (by Hugh & Amalia Kaye Martin)
The ADAPT model of human development that in some ways surpasses the AQAL model as far as human development is concerned.

How ADAPT Improves on Wilber
Detailed comparisons between Ken Wilber's AQAL map and the ADAPT model. "Of the total 258 comparisons, there are at least 75 positions where Wilber’s interpretation is most in doubt – and therefore most in need of re-consideration and revision"(Hugh & Amalia Kaye Martin).
(see also Ken Wilber, Joseph Campbell, & the Meaning of Life (Volume 2): #1- Beyond Ken Wilber. How AQAL Became ADAPT)

The Big Tube Theory (by Dirk Laureyssens)
This theory integrates holarchy, holism in terms of undivided wholeness, continuum,Yin-Yang, dialectics, and network views through an unbreakable dynamic membrane (the Whole) that creates holons, which are continuous with one another and the unbreakable dynamic membrane.

Slark’s Photosets on Flickr
Many photosets including different versions of the AQAL map and other integral diagrams

Redefining Integral (by M. Alan Kazlev)
A very comprehensive essay on the different meanings of "integral" and their historical origins.

Integral Praxis
A public weblog of the Integral Research Group, which is an innovative and critically informed non-profit research and development venture exploring the potential of integrative approaches. Includes many links.

An alliance of three organizations that advance an integral vision for humanity's global future.


Open Sciences
“The purpose of this website is to act as a portal for open-minded scientific investigations that go beyond the dogmas that dominate so much of science today. The main areas covered include consciousness studies, alternative energy sources, integrative medicine and healing, post-materialist approaches to science and new aspects of cosmology, physics, chemistry and biology.”
The Mandala Project
A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting peace through art and education. Emphasizes unity with diversity that is created through a very large collection of mandalas. Everybody is invited to contribute mandalas to the mandala gallery.

Shinzen Young's Mandala
A mandala that summarizes Shinzen's knowledge and wisdom with emphasis on meditation, a mandala on "everything important that he [Shinzen] knows."

Taoism - Ageless Wisdom for a Modern World. Part 3: Yin-Yang - The Principle of Harmony and Change
The third of a series of articles on Taoism, pointing out the relevance and fundamental importance of Yin-Yang.

Continuum Movement
Emphasizes the experience of the continuum through breath, sound, movement, pleasure, and includes also reference to the continuum as a scientific, philosophical, artistic, musical, poetic, and spiritual concept, a cosmology, and an advanced state of consciousness.

Kheper - Metamorphosis and Evolution
A comprehensive website that includes physical, biological, spiritual, occult, and technological transformation and evolution on individual, planetary, and universal scales.

Peter Russell – The Spirit of Now
On consciousness and personal growth, with sections on the global brain, mind maps, science and consciousness, meditation, being in the present, and the text of many of his essays and books. Includes a list of over 300 links.

Bruce Kodish - Korzybski Files
A blog on Korzybski with non-Aristotelian sightings and comments.

Awakening into Awareness
Reflections on reality and the experience of realization. Includes an extensive number of links to websites on spiritual teachings such as Taoism and Buddhism as well as many other resources.

Osho World: Vision of an enlightened Master
Includes discourses, meditations, and meditative therapies such as The Mystic Rose that comprises laughter, crying, silent watching and meditation.

Pure Silence
Written and spoken words on silence.

See also
References of my book Wilber's AQAL Map and Beyond


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