Standing Firm in the Flux: On Whitehead’s Eternal Objects (draft article)

The article to follow is a draft posted here for your review. As usual, I invite your comments and criticisms (Note that I have been continually updating the draft below in light of helpful feedback and my own ongoing reflection: the doctrine of eternal objects is a deep ocean, but hopefully this study at least [...]

The Urgency of Social Threefolding in a World Still at War with Itself (draft article)

The following is a rough draft of an article I am preparing for a special issue of the journal Eidos (CfP here). I understand that the threefolding idea is likely to upset people on all sides of the political spectrum. I am sharing the article at this stage to invite criticism, as my aim is [...]

Evolutionary Thinking with Timothy Jackson

Below are parts 1 and 2 of my dialogue with toxinologist and evolutionary philosopher Timothy Jackson. We discuss everything from the philosophy of science and evolutionary epistemology, to the social and cultural impact of evolution, to the full-blown evolutionary cosmologies of thinkers like Whitehead and Peirce. https://youtu.be/MjPl70-ZSLU https://youtu.be/9hTPjXvjqjA

Today is an endless genesis.

A bit of cosmocinematic spellcasting inspired by Rudolf Steiner's Interdisciplinary Astronomy Course https://youtu.be/Ax3tRyhTiv8 Today was June the tenth. The year two thousand and twenty two. Today, the Earth continued weaving its way through space. Through a space twisted out of time by lunar tides and solar seasons. A space that did not pre-exist our movement [...]

“Psyche Unbound: Essays in Honor of Stanislav Grof” [Review]

Tarnas, Richard, & Kelly, Sean (Eds.). (2021). Psyche Unbound: Essays in Honor of Stanislav Grof. Foreword by Rick Doblin. Sante Fe, NM: Synergetic Press & the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies. xxvi + 428 pp. ISBN: 9780998276526. Hardcover. $35. Reviewed by Matthew D. Segall. It was 1973 when Dr. Stanislav Grof left what was then the last surviving [...]

Dialogues with Scientists of Matter, Life, and Mind

Figured I should collect these dialogues in one place. They range from the last year or two up through earlier this afternoon. Timothy Jackson (Biologist and Toxinologist) https://youtu.be/MjPl70-ZSLU John Pohl (Physician and Gastroenterologist) https://youtu.be/RYY80YijAIA John Torday (Physician and Cellular Biologist) https://youtu.be/ogdHlOEoN2A Greg Henriques (Psychologist) https://youtu.be/gQtS65gBxko Praful Gagrani (Physicist and Origin of Life Scientist) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OG9eVzZ4RE John [...]