President Emeritus Robert McDermott and creator of Esalen Michael Murphy in conversation on June 1st at CIIS in San Francisco.
"The object of religion is the same as that of philosophy; it is the eternal verity itself in its objective existence; it is God. Nothing but God and the unfolding of God... [P]hilosophy in unfolding religion merely unfolds itself, and in unfolding itself it unfolds religion." -Hegel "Philosophy is the intellectual search for the fundamental [...]
A set of videos exchanged this week between Fred (ConferenceReport on YouTube) and myself about the use-value of terms like "life," "consciousness," and "matter" in philosophical and scientific discourse:
On the Matter of Life: Towards an Integral Biology of Economics Table of Contents Preface Introduction: What is Life? I. The Irruption of Time II. Ancient Biology III. Modern Biology IV. Teleology as a Regulative Principle of Living Organization V. Autopoiesis: Teleology as Constitutive of Living Organization VI. Concrescence and Bodily Perception VII. Concrescence and Autopoiesis [...]