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Metamodernism and the integral paradigm share a lot in common, yet also differ in important ways. How do we understand this? To what degree should these terms be conflated or kept apart? What unites them, and what constitute the meaningful distinctions? What role do things like sensibility, generation, emphasis, and epistemology play? This gathering will provide an opportunity to dig into this topic. To this end, metamodern thinker Brendan Graham Dempsey will offer some history and a bit of compare/contrast perspectives on the topic, which will be followed by Q&A and open discussion.
BIO: Brendan Graham Dempsey is a writer whose work focuses on the meaning crisis and the nature of spirituality in metamodernity. He earned his BA in Religious Studies from the University of Vermont and his MA in Religion and the Arts from Yale University. His work has been deeply influenced by the writings of Ken Wilber and other integral thinkers. He lives in Greensboro Bend, Vermont, where he runs the holistic retreat center Sky Meadow.