Integral Sustainability

With Allan Combs & Kelly Larson
An Online Archive of Course Resources, Fall 2008


An Example of an Uroboros: An Excellent Symbol for Transformation & Sustainability Combined

Berry, Wendell (2004). The unsettling of America: Culture & Agriculture. San Francisco, CA: Sierra Club.

Diamond, Jared (2005). Collapse: How societies choose to fail or succeed. New York: Penquin.

Dyson, Freeman (1992). From eros to gaia. New York: Pantheon.

Eisler, Riane (1988). The chalice and the blade: Our history, our future. San Francisco, CA: HarperSanFrancisco.

Eisler, Riane (2007). The real wealth of nations: Creating a caring economics. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler.

Finnegan, William (2002). Leasing the rain. Frontline/World.

Gadotti, Moacir. (2008). What we need to learn to save the planet. Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2 (21), 21-30.

Glendinning, Chellis (1994) My name is Chellis and I'm in recovery from Western civilization. Boston: Shambala.

Goerner, Sally; Dyck, Robert; Lagerroos, Dorothy (2008). The new science of sustainability: Building a foundation for great change. Chapel Hill, NC: Triangle Center for Complex Systems.

Hawken, Paul (2007). Blessed unrest: How the largest social movement in history is restoring grace, justice, and beauty to the world. New York: Penquin.

Laszlo, Ervin (2008). Quantum shift in the global brain: How the new scientific reality can change us and our world. Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions.

Laszlo, Ervin (2001). Macroshift: Navigating the transformation to a sustainable world. San Francisco, CA: Barrett-Koehler.

Laszlo, Ervin (1996). The systems view of the world: A holistic vision for our time. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton.

Macy, Joanna (1991). Mutual causality in Buddhism and general systems theory: The dharma of natural systems. Albany, NY: State University of New York.

Naess, Arne (1989). Ecology, community and lifestyle. Cambridge: Cambridge Univeristy.

Peet, David (2008). Gentle action: Bringing creative change to a troubled world. Blue Ridge Summit, PA: Pari Publishing.

Reese, Williams; Wackernagel, Mathis; Testermale, Phil (1998). Our ecological footprint: Reducing human impact on the Earth. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society.

Roszak, Theodore; Gomes, Mary; and, Kanner, Allen (1995). Ecopsychology: Restoring the Earth, healing the mind. San Francisco, CA: Sierra Club.

Seed, John; Macy, Joanna; Fleming, Pat; Naess, Arne (2007). Thinking like a mountain: Towards a council of all beings. Gabriola Island, BC: New Catalyst.

Snow, C. P. (1993). The two cultures. Cambridge: Cambridge University.

Weisnam, Alan (1998). Gaviotas: A village to reinvent the world. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green.

Wilson, Edward (1984). Biophilia: The human bond with other species. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univeristy.

Compiled by Gregory A. Hayes
California Institute of Integral Studies
Doctoral Student, Transformative Learning & Change
School of Consciousness & Transformation


Updated: December 1, 2008

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