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Epistemology, Fourth Order Consciousness, and the Subject-Object Relationship
or... How the Self Evolves with Robert Kegan

Psychologist and professor Robert Kegan illuminates the intricate processes of human transformation, and describes how consciousness needs to evolve to master the demands of a rapidly changing world.

Issue 22
Was ist das Ich?
Featuring: Leon Hoffman, James Hollis and Henry Stein

The fathers of modern psychology—Freud, Adler and Jung—debated their theories of the self in early 1900s Vienna and Zurich, launching a revolution in Western consciousness and culture. But these pioneers eventually came to radically divergent conclusions about the nature, structure and purpose of the ego. Three leading torchbearers of their legacies speak about the elusive “I” and the key role it plays in our psychological, and spiritual, evolution.

Issue 17
Get Over It!
A Men's Movement Pioneer Calls for the End to "The Gender Game"

The author of Fire in the Belly: On Being a Man takes no prisoners in his critique of the men's movement, the women's movement, the gay movement and enlightenment.

Issue 16
Why Women Don't Like the Word "Mastery"

“A literary agent once told me that if she put a call out for autobiographies, the next day she would have fifty on her desk from men and none from women.” A developmental psychologist shares some intriguing insights on why getting women to speak about self-mastery can be a difficult task.

Issue 15
The Future of the Student-Teacher Relationship
Definitely NOT Just a Book Review of Mariana Caplan's Do You Need A Guru?

Are we savvy and self-aware postmoderns too hip and too independent to need a guru? Can we re-vision the student-teacher relationship for the twenty-first century? WIE takes a close look at one new approach to this controversial topic.

Issue 23
Enlightenment at the Speed of Life
How does the experience of enlightenment itself respond to the changing life conditions of the twenty-first century?

How can the changeless realization of enlightenment help humanity cope with our world of accelerating change? Twelve contemporary spiritual teachers bring timeless wisdom to bear on this twenty-first-century dilemma.

Issue 23