Ego and the Dynamic Ground A Transpersonal Theory of Human Development

ISBN-10: 0791422569

ISBN-13: 9780791422564

Edition: 2nd 1995 (Revised)

Authors: Michael Washburn
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Description: This book maps the course of human development from the earliest stages of ego development to the highest stages of ego transcendence.

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Book details

List price: $33.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 1/25/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Preface to First Edition
Preface to Second Edition
Transpersonal Theory: Two Basic Paradigms
The Dynamic-Dialectical Paradigm
The Structural-Hierarchical Paradigm
Choosing Between the Paradigms
The Body Ego
Original Embedment
The Emergence of the Ego from the Dynamic Ground and the Initial Appearance of the Great Mother
The Splitting of the Great Mother
Conflict with the Great Mother and Primal Repression
The Body Project, the Oedipus Complex, and Primal Repression
The Body Ego: Cognitive and Affective Development
The Presymbolic Stage
The Referential-Protosymbolic Stage
The Symbolic-Protoconceptual Stage
The Mental Ego
The Mental Ego's Crisis of Awakening in Adolescence
Earning Being and Value in Early Adulthood
The Mental Ego and Cognition
The Mental Ego's Difficulties at Midlife
The Unconscious
The Dynamic Ground
The Instinctual-Archetypal Unconscious
The Body Unconscious
Primal Repression
The Personal Unconscious
Meditation: The Royal Road to the Unconscious
A Definition of Meditation
Meditation and Prayer
Meditation and the Unconscious
Meditation Before and After Crossing the Threshold of Primal Repression
Beyond Meditation
Regression in the Service of Transcendence
Stage One: Withdrawal from the World
Stage Two: Encounter with the Prepersonal Unconscious
Regeneration in Spirit
General Features of the Regeneration Process
Specific Features of the Regeneration Process
Dualism Transcended: The Coincidentia Oppositorum
The Horizons of Integrated Life
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