Not-So-Integral Futures

by Marcus Anthony


In this paper I review some notable occurrences at the November 2005 conference Global Soul, Global Mind, and Global Action at Tamkang University. I note the further development of integral and post-conventional futures studies, and ask whether Integral Futures is as integral as it claims to be, based on the events at that conference. I conclude that there is a need for Integral Futures practitioners to honour the philosophical essence of that field, and also to keep its foundations grounded at a level that can be appreciated by futurists not versed in the field, and by researchers and interested parties from other disciplines.(continue…)

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