Who is Ken Wilber?

"Ken Wilber is one of the greatest philosophers of this century and arguably the greatest theoretical psychologist of all time."
                 --Roger Walsh, M.D., Ph.D., author, Essential Spirituality

"Ken Wilber is a national treasure."
                 --Robert Kegan, Harvard Graduate School of Education,
author, In Over Our Heads

Ken Wilber, at age 54, is the first philosopher-psychologist to have his Collected Works published while still alive, and, with his 25 books translated into some 30 foreign languages, the most widely translated academic writer in America.  Wilber is the internationally acknowledged leader of the integral revolution gathering momentum around the world.  He is the founder of Integral Institute and one of the hosts of Integral Naked.

His many books, all of which are still in print, can be found at Amazon.com.  Some of his more popular books include No Boundary; Grace and Grit; Sex, Ecology, Spirituality; and the "everything" books: A Brief History of Everything (one of his largest selling books) and A Theory of Everything (probably the shortest introduction to his work).  Of the numerous websites touching on his work, wilber.shambhala.com and integralinstitute.org are two of the most popular.

In addition to hosting many of the IN dialogues, Ken’s own work has been featured on Integral Naked:

Shadow Technologies9/24/2007
Does Mystical Mean Ineffable?9/3/2007
The Supreme Identity (Remastered)8/6/2007
Turquoise Tragedies7/30/2007
The Kosmic Groove Community7/16/2007
Integral Zen Seminar: Q&A; With Ken Wilber.  Questions 5 and 67/16/2007
Big Mind + Evolution = The (New) Bodhisattva Vow7/16/2007
Musings on the Mechanics of Reincarnation7/16/2007
Involution and I Amness7/9/2007
The Ever-Nearing Apocalypse7/2/2007
Globalization, Spirituality, and a Sustainable China6/25/2007
Typology and Social Evolution6/18/2007
Escaping Flatland.  Part 2.  Dual Civil Wars in the American Political Scene. 6/18/2007
The Key to Integral Sustainability6/11/2007
Leveling the Laws of the Land6/4/2007
A Test for Integral Awareness5/28/2007
Integral Education Reform5/21/2007
Dark Nights of Meditation Practice5/14/2007
Don't Confuse Dharma and Derrida!5/7/2007
This Week's Talk4/30/2007
Integral Zen Seminar: Q&A; With Ken Wilber.  Questions 1-44/30/2007
The Nature of Translation: Stop and Live4/30/2007
One of the Three Most Important Considerations in Modern Spirituality4/30/2007
Environmental Crisis as the Pressing Spiritual Challenge of Our Times: Interiors Matter!4/30/2007
Is There Such a Thing as Integral Shamanism? 4/30/2007
What’s Up Next?!?4/30/2007
Integral Zen Seminar: Q&A; With Ken Wilber.  Questions 1-44/30/2007
Inside and Outside the Matrix: I Am.4/23/2007
Escaping Flatland.  Part 1.  Tragedy, Terrorism, and the VA Tech Massacre4/23/2007
The Nature of Transformation: Making Subject into Object4/16/2007
Big Mind Big Heart.  Part 1.  The Most Important Discovery in Two Centuries of Buddhism4/16/2007
The Need for Integral Spirituality4/9/2007
Integral Art.  Part 1.  The Most Significant Artist in the World.4/2/2007
Realizing Rigpa is Easy, Living Rigpa is Hard.3/26/2007
Recipe for the Human Psyche.  Part 2.  A Second Type of Stage3/19/2007
Exploring “The Secret.”  Part 1.  The Tricky Business of Creating Your Own Reality.3/19/2007
Recipe for the Human Psyche.  Part 1.  States, Stages, & Bodies3/12/2007
What Is an Integral Psychotherapist?3/5/2007
Integral University at Fielding: Q&A; with Ken Wilber.  Questions 4, 5, 6, and 73/5/2007
How Close Is Your Consciousness to Being One with Everything?3/5/2007
Sex, Gender, Trans-Gender3/5/2007
2012, the Aquarian Age, and the Nature of Evolution3/5/2007
Idiot Savant, or Just an Idiot?3/5/2007
Emptiness: The Existential Halfway House2/26/2007
Integral University at Fielding: Q&A; with Ken Wilber.  Question 32/19/2007
The World in Balance: Transformation and Translation2/19/2007
The Realistic Expectations of Integral Wisdom2/5/2007
An Interview with Haim Hacerim.  Part 2.  Integrating Freud and Buddha.2/5/2007
Occupational Hazards of the X and Y Chromosomes1/29/2007
Do Transformations Occur in Therapy?1/22/2007
Integral Sustainability and Enlightened Leadership1/22/2007
Sustainability and Business: Friends or Foes?1/22/2007
Integral University at Fielding: Q&A; with Ken Wilber  Questions 1 & 2.1/22/2007
In Touch for Decades1/15/2007
An Interview With Haim Hacerim.  Part 1.  The Integral Approach.1/8/2007
Entering the Castle.  Part 3.  The Last Mansion, The Beginning of the Rest of Your Life.12/25/2006
Watching the Shadow12/18/2006
Karma in All Four Quadrants12/11/2006
Fast, Furious, and Moving at the Speed of Thought. Part 3. The Perfect Practice12/11/2006
Seeing with the Eyes of God12/4/2006
Who Is Frank Huddy?  Part 2.  Integral Actors Studio, Grace and Grit, and the "Bardo Script."11/20/2006
A Choice for Eternity11/20/2006
The Future is Up to Us11/13/2006
Fast, Furious, and Moving at the Speed of Thought. Part 2. Politics, Ecology, Energy.11/6/2006
God Needs Our Help11/6/2006
The Most Natural Thing in the World11/6/2006
Who Is Frank Huddy?  Part 1.  Ducks, Drillbits, and a More Integral Hollywood.10/23/2006
Casting Shadow10/23/2006
Fast, Furious, and Moving at the Speed of Thought. Part 1. We Have Liftoff.10/9/2006
Integral Communication10/9/2006
Pandits, Gurus, & Psychographs10/2/2006
Entering the Castle. Part 2.  Chakras, Humility, and Spirit in 2nd-Person.9/25/2006
The Role of Faith9/25/2006
The Two Poles of Religion9/18/2006
The Use of Religion in Spirituality9/11/2006
Alternative Economies9/11/2006
Entrepreneurial Idealism and the Integral Model. Part 1. Introducing Zaadz.8/14/2006
Conflicts Create Clarity8/14/2006
No Bell and No I, Just the Ringing8/7/2006
Shadow, States, and Stages. Part 2. ILP, 3-2-1, and the Conveyor Belt.7/31/2006
The 5 Generic States7/31/2006
Entering the Castle. Part 1. The Perfect Storm.7/17/2006
Varieties of Self-Esteem6/26/2006
A New Godview is Emerging6/26/2006
Every Defect is a Treasure6/19/2006
Prerogative of the Privileged6/19/2006
The Influence of One6/12/2006
A Transmission of We6/12/2006
Gurus and Mentors6/5/2006
I Am Big Mind5/22/2006
An Upper-Right Approach to Sex5/15/2006
Evolutionary Biology5/8/2006
Qi in Preventative Medicine5/1/2006
Planting Seed Projects on the Rich Rez4/24/2006
Practice for Two Realities4/24/2006
Metaphysical Gluttony4/17/2006
Anchoring I AMness4/10/2006
Stop Starvation with Meditation3/6/2006
Immortality and Enlightenment2/27/2006
Two Truths Doctrine2/13/2006
Really Genuine Tears1/30/2006
Non-Loving Impulse1/16/2006
Tasting Your Way to Infinity. Part 2. The Unfolding Nature of Realization.1/16/2006
Evolution of Spirit12/19/2005
Infinite and Finite12/19/2005
God is a Blogger12/12/2005
Non-grasping Mind12/5/2005
What is Integral Spirituality?12/5/2005
What is Integral Spirituality?12/5/2005
What are the Chakras?12/5/2005
Does Physics Prove God?11/28/2005
Letting Spirit In11/21/2005
The Buddha Dies11/7/2005
Hurts More, Bothers You Less10/31/2005
States and Stages10/3/2005
Integral Age Comix9/26/2005
Terrorism. Part 2.9/19/2005
Terrorism. Part 1.9/12/2005
Integral Spiritual Center: Bad v. Evil8/22/2005
Meet the ISC Teachers—Ken Wilber. Part 2.8/15/2005
Meet the ISC Teachers—Ken Wilber. Part 1.8/8/2005
Ambiguous Voices: God or Mom?8/8/2005
Too Evolved for Relationships?6/27/2005
Integral Spiritual Center6/27/2005
Perspectives on the Student-Teacher Relationship6/20/2005
On the Edge of the Promised Land6/13/2005
Relative Reading in Absolute Reality5/16/2005
The Microcosmic Orbit5/9/2005
Introduction to Integral Ecology5/2/2005
The Matrix of Health: Vertical Transformation, Horizontal Translation4/25/2005
The Evolving Self. Part 2. The Sensibility of Right Judgment.3/7/2005
Spirituality & The Three Strands of Deep Science2/28/2005
Ken Wilber: Boomeritis Buddhism2/14/2005
How to Stage a 2nd Tier Protest1/31/2005
Ken Wilber: Fitting Buddhism into Western Culture1/31/2005
The Most Conflict-Ridden Turf in the Known Universe1/24/2005
Fitting Buddhism into Western Culture. Part 3. John Kesler, Stuart Davis, and Ken Wilber1/17/2005
The Headache of Higher Education1/10/2005
The Integrally Informed “Art” of Business1/3/2005
The Erogenous Zones of Life, Light & Emptiness12/27/2004
Integral Education: Introducing the AQAL Approach12/27/2004
Practicing the Obvious: Everpresent Awareness & Karma Yoga12/20/2004
Where are all the Integral Women? 12/13/2004
The Crazes of the Relative World12/13/2004
The Supreme 1st Person Perspective: Infinite Joy & Infinite Suffering12/6/2004
To Free an Inquiry by Limiting It12/6/2004
Integral Investigations, Part 2: Hidden, Miniature Egos at Thanksgiving11/29/2004
The Fourth Level of Love: God Loving God11/29/2004
Integral Investigations, Part 1: Jack, Jill & The Mountain of Ten Paths11/22/2004
The Redemption of the Sparks: How a Soul Can Sing God11/22/2004
A Kabbalah of Surrender: Receiving Soul Prints11/15/2004
From 9/11 to November 2nd: The U.S. War at Home & Abroad11/15/2004
Ritual Fringes, Kinky Leather & The Promised Land11/8/2004
An Integral Sutra for Heaven & Earth11/8/2004
Transforming the Mind. Part 2. Kabbalistic Psychodrama11/1/2004
A Puzzle Called AQAL: Fitting the Five Pieces Together11/1/2004
Nothing's Off Limits: Integral Education vs. Traditional Academia10/25/2004
Psychosis or Mystical State? (Remastered)10/25/2004
Masters Lost in the Holocaust10/18/2004
The Tantra of Job: "Through My Body I Vision God"10/18/2004
Transforming the Mind. Part 1. Writing Your Torah10/18/2004
Picking a Path10/11/2004
The Search for Integral Shangri-La. Part 2. The Challenge, the Fun, the Nightmare10/11/2004
Ethics & Enlightenment. Part 1. Compassion in a Box10/4/2004
Ethics & Enlightenment. Part 2. Assholes & Accidents10/4/2004
Ethics & Enlightenment. Part 3. The Erotic Stock Market of the Kosmos10/4/2004
The Church. Part 2. Myths, Meditation, Means9/27/2004
The Search for Integral Shangri-La. Part 1. An Absence of Balance9/27/2004
Lectio Divina. Listening, Levels, Practice9/20/2004
Reviving the West's Greatest Modern Vedantist9/20/2004
Intention, Attraction, Penetration9/13/2004
The Essential Modules of an ITP9/13/2004
What is Integral Politics?9/6/2004
The Ultimate Spiritual Cross-Training8/30/2004
The Church. Part 1. Fundamentalists, Heretics, Lovers.8/16/2004
A Prayer, A Process, A Kiss8/2/2004
Jesus: Faith, Formula, Trikaya7/26/2004
The Eye of Spirit: Integral Art and Literary Theory7/19/2004
The Sky Turns into a Big Blue Pancake and Falls on Your Head7/19/2004
A Prayer, A Presence, A Secret7/5/2004
Autocracy in Communion (Remastered)6/28/2004
All Reality in One Moment (Remastered)6/21/2004
Mixing Business and Pleasure (Remastered)6/21/2004
Ken Stops His Brain Waves!6/14/2004
Intellectual Illumination (Remastered)6/7/2004
Making Love at Work (Remastered)5/31/2004
A Likely Story (Remastered)5/24/2004
Epilogue: A Partnership with God5/10/2004
Integral Art Montage. Part 1. Good Artists, Bad People.5/10/2004
From You to Infinity in 3 Pages5/10/2004
The Union of Heaven and Earth5/3/2004
Meeting Top-Down Transformation from the Bottom Up4/26/2004
A Prayer for Malka4/12/2004
What Makes a Great Artist? With Special Performance: Belle.4/5/2004
Your Own Letter in the Torah4/5/2004
Produced by God—The Highest Self and the Creative Process. With Special Performance: Overcome.3/29/2004
A Second Person Relationship to God3/29/2004
Enlightenment Through Relationship3/1/2004
The Ultimate Erotic Act2/16/2004
Workshop on Integral Spirituality. Part 3.1/26/2004
The Critics Circle: Ken Wilber Responds to Critics1/19/2004
The Meaning of the Avant Garde1/12/2004
Love Until It Hurts11/28/2003
Workshop on Integral Spirituality. Part 2.11/10/2003
What is Integral?10/15/2003
Workshop on Integral Spirituality. Part 1.9/22/2003
What is Boomeritis?8/15/2003
What are the Chakras?7/1/2003
The War in Iraq5/19/2003