Combining Jungian theory with other cutting-edge disciplines to inform, inspire and heal, this book is essential reading not only for Jungian analysts, students and scholars, but for all—including professionals in Earth systems science, ...
Author: Andrew Fellows
Category: Political Science
In Gaia, Psyche and Deep Ecology: Navigating Climate Change in the Anthropocene, Andrew Fellows uniquely connects Earth systems, Jungian and philosophical approaches to the existential threats that we face today. He elucidates the psychological basis of our dysfunctional relationship with nature, thereby offering a coherent framework for transforming this in our personal and professional lives. Demonstrating the imperative for new ideas that transcend the status quo, Fellows tackles unprecedented 21st century challenges such as climate change through his interdisciplinary approach. Fellows proposes a worldview, informed by depth psychology, which radically contradicts the prevailing shibboleths of unlimited economic growth, dominion over outer nature and negation of our inner nature. To accommodate a broad readership, he first introduces the Anthropocene and sufficient basics of systems dynamics, Gaia theory and analytical psychology before exploring the mind-matter conundrum. He then correlates the structure, dynamics, contents and pathology of Gaia and of psyche, critiques the Western Zeitgeist as midlife crisis and establishes parallels between deep ecology and psychological individuation. This ground-breaking synthesis of Gaia theory, analytical psychology and deep ecology reveals synergies which show how we can, and why we must, relinquish anthropocentrism in order to survive sustainably as equals in and with the natural world. Combining Jungian theory with other cutting-edge disciplines to inform, inspire and heal, this book is essential reading not only for Jungian analysts, students and scholars, but for all—including professionals in Earth systems science, environmental philosophy and ecopsychology—who realise that ‘business as usual’ is no longer an option.
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enough. My book Gaia, Psyche and Deep Ecology: Navigating Climate Change
in the Anthropocene (Fellows, 2019) is a response to that challenge.
Author: Christian McMillan
Holism: Possibilities and Problems brings together leading contributors in a ground-breaking discussion of holism. The terms ‘holism’ and ‘holistic’ arouse strong emotional responses in contemporary culture, whether this be negative or positive, and the essays in this interdisciplinary collection probe, each in its own way, the possibilities and problems inherent in thinking holistically. Christian McMillan, Roderick Main and David Henderson bring together established academics and emerging scholars across subject areas and disciplinary approaches to reveal the multiplicity and complexity of issues involved in holism. Divided into four parts, the chapters determine key strands of thinking explicitly or implicitly underpinning contemporary holistic thought, including what ethical conclusions might most reasonably be drawn from such thought. Accessible and diverse, this extensive volume contains chapters from the perspective of history, ecology, psychotherapy, poetry, mythology, and an especially strong representation of continental philosophy and Jungian depth psychology. Due to its multi-disciplinary nature, the book represents an unparalleled discussion of the meanings and implications of holism. Written by an innovative and international calibre of contributors, this pioneering collection will be essential reading for practitioners in depth psychology and scholars of Jungian studies, as well as academics and students of philosophy, religious studies, spirituality, history and the history of ideas. The book is a rich resource for the enhancement of critical reflection among all those with an interest in holism.
Gaia, Psyche and Deep Ecology: Navigating Climate Change in the
Anthropocene. London and New York: Routledge. Hallward, P. (2006). Out of
This World: Deleuze and the Philosophy of Creation. London and New York:
Verso. Hanegraaff ...
Author: Roderick Main
This book of expert essays explores the concept of the whole as it operates within the psychology of Jung, the philosophy of Deleuze, and selected areas of wider twentieth-century Western culture, which provided the context within which these two seminal thinkers worked. Addressing this topic from a variety of perspectives and disciplines and with an eye to contemporary social, political, and environmental crises, the contributors aim to clarify some of the epistemological and ethical issues surrounding attempts, such as those of Jung and Deleuze, to think in terms of the whole, whether the whole in question is a particular bounded system (such as an organism, person, society, or ecosystem) or, most broadly, reality as a whole. Jung, Deleuze, and the Problematic Whole will contribute to enhancing critical self-reflection among the many contemporary theorists and practitioners in whose work thinking in terms of the whole plays a significant role.
"The Greening of Psychology: Exploring the Ecological Unconscious." The
Gestalt Journal 18.1 (1995): 9-46. . "Where Psyche Meets Gaia." In Ecopsychology: ... "Class, Race, and Gender Discourse in the Ecofeminism/Deep Ecology Debate.
Author: Andy Fisher
Publisher: SUNY Press
Shows the psychological roots of our ecological crisis.
He held that Gaia has " vital organs ” that need to be protected ( such as the
continental shelves and the rain forests ) but ... Its psyche , extending from the
biosphere , is principally concentrated in human beings . ... and speculations : Gaia conferences were rapidly convened where the 300 DEEP ECOLOGY &
Author: George Sessions
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
Discusses the fundamental relationship between human beings and nature, and suggests an ethical and philosophical foundation for environmental protection in the next hundred years
Developed by biochemist James Lovelock and microbiologist Lynn Margulis in
the mid-1970s, the Gaia hypothesis ... Their brainchild soon became a major
talking point among the Deep Ecologists, some of whom saw it as a compelling ...
Author: Theodore Roszak
Publisher: Sierra Club Books for Children
Category: Environmental psychology
This pathfinding collection--by premier psychotherapists, thinkers, and eco-activists in the field--shows how the health of the planet is inextricably linked to the psychological health of humanity, individually and collectively. It is sure to become a definitive work for the ecopsychology movement. Forewords by Lester O. Brown and James Hillman.
In Green Psychology Ralph Metzner explores the history of this global pathology and examines the ways that we can restore a healing relationship with nature.
Author: Ralph Metzner
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
A visionary ecopsychologist examines the rift between human beings and nature and shows what can be done to bring harmony to both the ecosystem and our own minds. • Shows that the solution to our ecological dilemma lies in our own consciousnesses. It is becoming more and more apparent that the causes and cures for the current ecological crisis are to be found in the hearts and minds of human beings. For millennia we existed within a religious and psychological framework that honored the Earth as a partner and worked to maintain a balance with nature. But somehow a root pathology took hold in Western civilization--the idea of domination over nature--and this led to an alienation of the human spirit that has allowed an unprecedented destruction of the very systems which support that spirit. In Green Psychology Ralph Metzner explores the history of this global pathology and examines the ways that we can restore a healing relationship with nature. His search for role models takes him from shamanic ceremonies with the Lacandon Maya of Mexico to vision quests in the California desert, from the astonishing nature mysticism of Hildegard von Bingen to the Black Goddesses and Green Gods of our pagan ancestors. He examines the historical roots of the split between humans and nature, showing how first sky-god worshiping cultures, then monotheisms, and finally mechanistic science continued to isolate the human psyche from the life-giving Earth. His final chapters present a solution, showing that disciplines such as deep ecology and ecofeminism are creating a worldview in which the mind of humanity and the health of the Earth are harmoniously intertwined.
Arne Naess (1912–2009), the Norwegian philosopher who developed the
concept of deep ecology, coined the term ecosophy in the early 1970s. For
Naess ... Theodore Roszak, “Where Psyche Meets Gaia,” in Ecopsychology, ed.
Author: Leslie Paul Thiele
Publisher: MIT Press
An exploration of the impact of unintended consequences in an interdependent world and of the opportunities for creativity and community. We live today in a global web of interdependence, connected technologically, economically, politically, and socially. As a result of these expanding and deepening interdependencies, it has become impossible fully to control—or foretell—the effects of our actions. The world is rife with unintended consequences. The first law of human ecology—which declares that we can never do merely one thing—is a truth we ignore at our peril. In Indra's Net and the Midas Touch, Leslie Paul Thiele explores the impact of interdependence and unintended consequences on our pursuit of sustainability. Unfortunately, good intentions provide no antidote to the law of unintended consequences, and proffered cures often prove worse than the disease. Biofuels developed for the purpose of reducing carbon emissions, for example, have had the unintended effect of cutting off food supplies to the needy and destroying rain forests. We must fundamentally transform our patterns of thinking and behavior. Thiele offers the intellectual and moral foundations for this transformation, drawing from ecology, ethics, technology, economics, politics, psychology, physics, and metaphysics. Awareness of our interconnectedness, he writes, stimulates creativity and community; it is a profound responsibility and a blessing beyond measure.
Journal of Transpersonal Psychology , 18 ( 1 ) , 73–83 . LEOPOLD , A. ( 1948/
1966 ) . A Sand County ... Psychologizing deep ecology : A review essay .
ReVision , 13 ( 3 ) , 147-152 . ... Where psyche meets Gaia . In T. Roszak , M.
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Roger ... Consequently movements such as deep ecology and ecofeminism
advocate a new worldview which is said to be more holistic , integrative and
Not in His Image delves deeply into the shadows of ancient Gnostic writings to reconstruct the story early Christians tried to scrub from the pages of history, exploring the richness of the ancient European Pagan spirituality--the Pagan ...
Author: John Lash
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Basing much of Not in His Image on the Nag Hammadi and other Gnostic writings, John Lamb Lash explains how a little-known messianic sect propelled itself into a dominant world power, systematically wiping out the great Gnostic spiritual teachers, the Druid priests, and the shamanistic healers of Europe and North Africa. They burned libraries and destroyed temples in an attempt to silence the ancient truth-tellers and keep their own secrets. But as Lash reveals, when the truth is the planet Earth it cannot be hidden or destroyed. Not in His Image delves deeply into the shadows of ancient Gnostic writings to reconstruct the story early Christians tried to scrub from the pages of history, exploring the richness of the ancient European Pagan spirituality--the Pagan Mysteries, the Great Goddess, Gnosis, the myths of Sophia and Gaia--and chronicles the annihilation of this Pagan European culture at the hands of Christianity. Long before the birth of Christianity, monotheism was an anomaly; Europe and the Near East flourished under the divine guidance of Sophia, the ancient goddess of wisdom. The Earth was the embodiment of Sophia and thus sacred to the people who sought fulfillment in her presence. This ancient philosophy was threatening to the emerging salvation-based creed of Christianity that was based on patriarchal dominion over the Earth and lauded personal suffering as a path to the afterlife. As Derrick Jensen points out in the afterword, in Lash's hands Jesus Christ emerges as the agent provocateur of the ruling classes.
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) , The Revenge of Gaia ( Penguin Books ) . Lovelock , J . E . ( 2005 ) , Gaia :
Medicine for an Ailing Planet ( Gaia Books ) . Sessions G . ( ed ) , Deep Ecology
Author: Mary Midgley
GAIA, named after the ancient Greek mother-goddess, is the notion that the Earth and the life on it form an active, self-maintaining whole. With global warming now an accepted fact, the lessons of GAIA have never been more relevant and urgent.
Deep Ecology , the biocentric wing of the environmental movement , seeks to
replace our anthropocentric worldview with an ethic based upon the sort of
animistic communion with nature that can ( with enough poetic license ) be read
into the Gaia hypothesis . ... Ecopsychology commits itself to understanding
people as actors on a planetary stage who shape and are shaped by the
biospheric system .
But ecopsychologists refuse to settle for that “shrunken residue” of the psyche. ...
In one way or another all ecopsychologists draw upon some version of the
controversial Gaia hypothesis. ... Deep Ecology, the biocentric wing of the
environmental movement, seeks to replace our anthropocentric worldview with
an ethic based ...
Although the concept of Gaia as the spirit of the living earth has proven exciting to
ecofeminists , deep ecologists , and others , we should be wary ... So , too , has
anyone who encounters a numinous experience where world and psyche meet .
Today one of the roles of sacred psychology is to provide the new perception that
precipitates an organic shift within the ... ruin and renewal of the elements , deep ecology and the Council of All Beings ( by Joanna Macy ) , knowing Gaia ( by ...
logists will lay the ground for ecopsychology to become an even richer and more
radical discipline than it already is . ... 16 See Ariel Salleh , “ Class , Race and
Gender Discourse in the Ecofeminism / Deep Ecology Debate , ” Environmental
Ethics , 15 ( 1993 ) , p . 225 . 17 Carl ... 320 , emphasis added 22 Theodore
Roszak , “ Where Psyche Meets Gaia , " Ecopsychology , Roszak , et al . , eds . (
note 9 ) ...
Roszak , T . ( 1995 ) ' Where Psyche Meets Gaia ' , in T . Roszak , M . Gomes and
A . Kanner ( eds ) , Ecopsychology ... ( 1988 ) Deep Ecology . ... Winter , D . (
1996 ) Ecological Psychology : Healing the Split Between Planet and Self . New
Author: John Haworth
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Category: Health & Fitness
This trans-disciplinary book indicates the necessity for addressing well-being from individual, community and social perspectives in an integrated manner. The book complements the harm-based focus of much social scientific research into health. Invited experts from a wide range of academic disciplines contribute and together the chapters present a new dynamic view of well-being, one that will be crucial for the way in which we will cope with the Twenty-First Century.