The Ever-Present Origin is a translation of Ursprung und Gegenwart, a book which was published in German in two parts around and The central . Our purpose here is to become acquainted with Jean Gebser’s seminal work, The Ever- Present Origin [1]. To this end, it would be helpful at the onset to gain a. Digital Resources for Ever-Present Origin “Rendering Darkness and Light Present: Jean Gebser and the Principle of Diaphany”, Aaron.

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Jean Gebser – Wikipedia

In his Self and Society: He was also a published poet. There is simply a development of that which you become aware of through gebsef the energy jaen into reading it. Eevr-present means that “objectivity” gets applied to “engineering humanity” whether it is in the behavioral sciences or the physical sciences.

The integral consciousness structure was made evident by a new relationship to space and time. Aaron Brown rated it it was ok Aug 29, The title choice available that was correct lacked this image, which is correct for the full text. Symbols and statues do not just represent those events, objects and persons, but are those same objects and persons.


A profound and sagaciously polemic work, remarkably relevant to discussions of holism and postmodern consciousness.

Jean Gebser

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He saw that its metaphysical presumptions necessarily led to this ethical dead end.

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Born in Posen inJean Gebser came from an old Gebeer family domiciled in Thuringia since Gad rated it it was amazing Feb 09, Gaus What is the relationship between history and fiction in a place with a contentious past?

Nov 21, Joe rated it it was amazing. Studies in the Evolution of Consciousnessand in collaboration with the mathematician Ralph AbrahamThompson further related Gebser’s structures to periods in the development of mathematics arithmeticgeometricalgebraic ever-oresent, dynamicalchaotic and in the history of music.

Ever-preset is one of the 3 books you grab on your way out of your burning house. Mythologies give coherence to consciousness.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This is a book of theologically aligned philosophy The book is brilliantly written and introduces many valuable new terms and distinctions. But now I am looking at a possible re-read. In the second part of his work, Gebser set out to document the evidence that he saw throughout various human endeavors.


An Attempt at the Concretion of the Spiritual.

Without a reliable and observable evolutionary “spine” to collective and individual consciousness, the world is condemned to its present schizoid state of savage cleverness. Retrieved from ” https: His thesis of the failure of one structure of consciousness alongside the emergence of a new one led him to inquire as to whether such had not occurred before.

Origin or Ursprung, in the original German is the source from which all springs, but it is that which springs forth itself. Jun 28, Sabrina rated it it was amazing. It was published in various editions from toand translated into English as The Ever-Present Origin.

Mark Kaplan rated it it was amazing May 13, In other projects Wikimedia Commons. In the etiology of the integral structure, being is jeab life. Gebser traces the evidence for the transformations of the structure of consciousness as they are concretized in historical artifacts.