Mature Ego Development : A Gateway to Ego Transcendence ?

@inproceedings{CookGreuter2000MatureED,
  title={Mature Ego Development : A Gateway to Ego Transcendence ?},
  author={Susanne R. Cook-Greuter},
  year={2000}
}
This paper explores whether the highest stage in ego development is indicative of ego transcendence as I initially surmised. Overall, I will review some of the similarities and differences between rational awareness of the limits of representational thought and genuine post-symbolic knowing. I will present the research territory with a linear and a non-liner model of human development. Both models can accommodate both Eastern and western self theories including ego development theory and… CONTINUE READING
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