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Robert A. McDermott

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Robert McDermott, Ph.D., is president emeritus and chair of the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness Program at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS). His publications include Radhakrishnan (1970); The Essential Aurobindo (1974, 1987); The Essential Steiner (1984); (with Rudolf Steiner) The Bhagavad Gita and the West (2009); and The New Essential Steiner (2009). He has also published on William James, Josiah Royce, M. K. Gandhi, the evolution of consciousness, and American thought. His administrative service includes president of the New York Center for Anthroposophy; president of the Rudolf Steiner [summer] Institute; chair of the board of Sunbridge College (New York) and of Rudolf Steiner College (California). He was a member of the council of the Anthroposophical Society in America (1996–2004). He is the founding chair of the board of the Sophia Project, an anthroposophic home in Oakland, California, for mothers and children at risk of homelessness. He is a Lindisfarne fellow, a Fetzer mentor, and a member of the Esalen Corportion.

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Author's Books

American Philosophy and Rudolf Steiner

Emerson - Thoreau - Peirce - James
Royce - Dewey - Whitehead - Feminism

Paperback
$35.00

Six Pillars

Introductions to the Works of Sri Aurobindo

Paperback
$25.00

The Spirit of Modern India

Writings in Philosophy, Religion, and Culture

Paperback
$35.00

The Essential Steiner

Basic Writings of Rudolf Steiner

Paperback
$29.95

The Essential Aurobindo

Writings of Sri Aurobindo

Paperback
$24.95
The Collected Works of Rudolf Steiner Series 144

The Mysteries of Initiation

From Isis to the Holy Grail (CW 144)

Rudolf Steiner
Introduction by Robert A. McDermott
Translated by Charles Davy
Paperback
$18.00

Twelve Ways of Seeing the World

Philosophies and Archetypal Worldviews for Understanding Human Consciousness

Hardback
$28.00

Veda and Living Logos

Anthroposophy and Integral Yoga

Paperback
$30.00
Vista Series Series

Rhythms of Learning Edition 2

What Waldorf Education Offers Children, Parents & Teachers

Paperback
$30.00

The New Essential Steiner

An Introduction to Rudolf Steiner for the 21st Century

Paperback
$35.00
The Collected Works of Rudolf Steiner Series 142

The Bhagavad Gita and the West

The Esoteric Significance of the Bhagavad Gita and Its Relation to the Epistles of Paul (CW 142, 146)

Paperback
$35.00

According to Luke

The Gospel of Compassion and Love Revealed (CW 114)

Paperback
$16.95
Paperback
$24.95
Vista Series Series

Art as Spiritual Activity

Rudolf Steiner's Contribution to the Visual Arts

Paperback
$24.95