Balance of Nature's Polarities in New-Paradigm Theory

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Earth Wisdom, Western Values, and the 1960s (The Three Paradigms of Cultural Transformation Theory) 1
I The Three Periods of the New-Paradigm Message 9
1 Seminal Visions of a Balanced Self: The Theories of Emerson, Nietzsche, and Bachofen 13
2 Eranos, the East, and the Mother Goddess Archetype: The Fusion of Psychology and Mythology in the Formulation of New-Paradigm Theory 19
3 Esalen and the 1960s Revolution: The Articulation of the New Values in the Contemporary Age 29
II Modern Individual Voices 37
4 The Antipatriarchal Nature of Friedrich Nietzsche's Masculine Ubermensch 43
5 Erich Neumann's Theory of the Evolving Psyche: From the Masculine Ego to the Archetypal Feminine 51
6 Alan Watts's Word on Myths of Polarity: Power to Women, Nature, and the Left Hand of God 57
7 Theodore Roszak's Countercultural Challenge: Paradigm Found or Technocracy Unbound? 63
8 Fritjof Capra's Call for a Coup d'Tao 71
9 Sam Keen's Erotic Ideal: From Androgyne to Lover 81
10 Riane Eisler's Archaeological Interpretation: A Gylanic Mandate 91
III The Revitalization of the Dionysus/Shiva/Yin Impulse: Conclusions Concerning the 1960s Zeitgeist 97
11 The Meeting of East, West, and the Sixties Eros: Dharma Bums and Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance 103
12 Rock-and-Roll's Twist and Shout for Dionysus 117
Conclusion: The Dynamics of Balance as a New-Paradigm Solution to the West's Present Spiritual Crisis 135
Notes 145
Bibliography 155
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