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.

Today is an endless genesis.

A bit of cosmocinematic spellcasting inspired by Rudolf Steiner's Interdisciplinary Astronomy Course 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) John Pohl (Physician and Gastroenterologist) John Torday (Physician and Cellular Biologist) Greg Henriques (Psychologist) Praful Gagrani (Physicist and Origin of Life Scientist) John [...]