Spring 2001

EXLORING A NEW REALITY PRINCIPLE FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

co-sponsored by:
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE for INTEGRAL STUDIES
CRANE DANCE NETWORK
g2 INSTITUTE for INTEGRAL

AESTHETICS 
INSTITUTE of NOETIC SCIENCE S
3220 SACRAMENTO STREET
 SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE
it is a peculiar fact that every major advance in thinking, every epoch-making new insight, springs from a new type of symbolic transformation.”

Suzanne K. Langer
Philosophy In A New Key
February 7
California Institute of Integral Studies, Namaste Hall
THE NEW SCIENCE & SYNTROPIC PATH OF THE PLENUM
Mark Comings, philosopher and research scientist at the International Space Sciences Organization, will speak on the physics of the Plenum, the emerging understanding of time, and the necessity for “unshakling ourselves” from entropic structures if we are to mesh with the Plenum and avoid catastrophe.

February 20
Presidio Alliance, West Room
MAKING A BETTER WORLD
Juliette Beck of Global Exchange will speak on the world wide uprising of workers,students, and environmentalists against the World Trade Organization, World Bank,and International Monetary Fund to create true democracy on the planet and “make a better world.”

California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco, Timken Hall
THE TAO OF CHAOS
Dr. Katya Walter, philosopher and analinear analyst (with a Jungian background) and author of The Tao of Chaos, will discuss the underlying coherent pattern found within the dynamic chaos of nature. These laws of chaos knit together the physics and metaphysics of the cosmos, uniting the quantitative and qualitative, matter and mind.

Dr. Walter will also relate chaos dynamics to the acausally connected patterns of the I Ching

Presidio Alliance, West Room

THE ART OF CONSCIOUSNESS :
GEOMETRICAL TEMPLATES & PROCESSES OF THE COSMOS

Mali Burgess, architectural artist and founder of the Foundation For the Future will visually present a phenomenological exploration of the underlying patterns of relationship and geometric templates reflected in the deep structures of consciousness,and the foundations and processes of life.

California Institute of Integral Studies, Room 306
JACQUES LACAN: A NEW APPROACH TO THE HUMAN SUBJECT
Dr. Jacques Siboni, French psychoanalyst and author of Les Mathemes de Lacan, will discuss psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan’s groundbreaking thought on the human Subject and its psychological division into the realms of the Real, the Symbolic, and the Imaginary. On this foundation he will discuss Lacan’s Subject of the Unconscious Split, the Split Subject of Consciousness, and the True Subject of the Unconscious.

April 17
California Institute of Integral Studies, Namaste Hall

SHAMANIC TIME SURFING aka APPLIED CHRONOTOPOLOGY
A memorial tribute to the thought and spirit of Dr. Charles Muses, distinguished mathematician, systems philosopher, and authority on time. Author of numerous publications including Destiny and Control in Human Systems, and co-author/editor of Consciousness and Reality, Dr. Muses observed, “the object is to surf on time…we come around a little differently each time – on a helix.”

May 1
Sacrameto Street (sponsored by The Presidio Alliance)
CHAOS AESTHETICS
Sharon Grace and Martha Senger San Francisco Art Institute Professor Sharon Grace and G2 Institute Director/cultural theorist Martha Senger discuss the emergence of an aesthetic praxis that connects ideal form and life experience in an edge-of-chaos discourse that mimes the structuring process of the cosmos and supercedes art as an autonomous domain.

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