CONTEMPORARY BOOKS ON WISDOM
Today's authors present their views on wisdom and wise living
available for free downloading and online reading
Scientific Approach to Wisdom, a doctoral dissertation by Richard
Trowbridge. This is the complete dissertation in Microsoft Word format
— a comprehensive review of the scholarly research on wisdom from 1980
to 2005, and a useful overview of the history of wisdom.
From Conception to Graduation A Systematic Integral Approach,
a doctoral dissertation by Anne
Adams concerning education for wisdom integral education
education that purposefully develops and integrates the physical,
emotional, mental, and spiritual intelligences.
Raise Your Energies Book 2 (Book Excerpt) by Edward Tropes. The excert discussed the nature of wisdom, or spiritual growth and maturity, and how to achieve it. "How are spiritually mature persons able to greatly increase their overall energies? What have they done, felt, and thougt?"
Tree of Philosophy by Stephen
Palmquist. This book brings a wisdom focus back to philosophy. Available
as a free online book or in print
VISION is inviting readers to download, free of charge, one of
five spiritual ecology eBooks. You get to choose which one.
Macdonald's books in eBook format Download
free, screen-readable, eBook editions of Matters of Consequence
(concerning personal and societal wisdom in the 21st century), Getting
a Life (about practical, everyday-life wisdom), and Toward
Wisdom (concerning big-picture, existential wisdom).
books. Find out more about them by clicking the links
Knowledge to Wisdom, 2nd Edition by Nicholas
Maxwell. With the first edition long out of print, we welcome this
updated second edition of Maxwell's seminal work in which he calls for
an academic revolution from knowledge acquisition for its own sake to
knowledge acquisition in the service of greater human wisdom.
a Life of Value Subtitled A Unique Anthology of Essays on Values
& Ethics by Contemporary Writers, this book presents the views
of 75 writers.
a Life of Value by Jason Merchey. Merchey
has divided wise values into 14 sets, and the 14 chapters of this book
contain quotations that bear on living those values.
Prosperity, and the Talmud by Larry
Kahaner draws from the Talmud a wealth of ethical advice for business
advice that is highly relevant to today's concerns about corporate
Intuition, and Ethics by Trevor Curnow is a valuable resource
for anyone wanting to explore the history of wisdom, its nature, and wisdom's
relationship to ethics.
Its Nature, Origins, and Development, Robert
J. Sternberg, Editor. This scholarly book's 14 chapters by 20 authors
looks at wisdom from philosophical, psychological and folk perspectives.
of Consequence by Copthorne
Macdonald is a comprehensive map of the human situation that presents
the vision of a 2050 world worth creating and discusses opportunities
for personal action.
Wisdom by Copthorne Macdonald
explores the "Perennial Philosophy" variety of wisdom, impediments
we face in our quest to become wise, and various ways and means of getting
a Life by Copthorne Macdonald
is about the practical variety of wisdom. Its 21 chapters deal with different
facets of everyday life and skillful and not-so-skillful ways of handling
books by Ken Wilber. When it comes to putting the big picture
into words, Ken Wilber does a superb job. Here, read brief comments about
five of his important books.
and Maxwell, Editors Wisdom and the University