From the Prospective of Wholistic Existential Psychology ( Response to John Smith’s Post of December 20th, 2020

In his latest post in our ongoing dialogue about “Will” (or “Willing”) as an aspect of Human Existence, John Smith offers more clarity to me about the proposition that he initially presented —…


Wholistic Existential Anthropology: Essay Four

The Tao: Painting by Harris W. Stern, Ph.D. 2011

Essay number three in a series explicating a theory of reality which I call Wholistic Existential Anthropology presented evidence in support of conceiving reality as triadic (Medium.Com. December, 2020). …


Essay Three: Wholistic Existential Anthropology: A Theory of Everything

In Essay One proposing a theory of reality which suggests conceiving of reality as unified and wholistic as well as triadically differentiated, I conceived of three worlds of reality within the totality of everything that is. A simplified diagram representing this…


I agree with John Smith’s contention that free will is an illusion — in the sense that he defines an illusion as something which is not what it appears to be.

My theory, “Wholistic Existential Anthropology” (see two previous essays) could be summarized as an attempt to show that what…


Is There A “Natural World” Independent of Human Knowing about it?

Essay Two: Wholistic Existential Anthropology: A Theory of Everything

Separation: Painting by Harris W. Stern, Ph.D. 2012

Introduction

Essay Number One introducing Wholistic Existential Anthropology as a theory conceived to address the question: “What is the nature of Reality?” was published on Medium. Com on June 17, 2019. The current essay will continue to explicate the theory, proposed…


Conceiving Reality: Wholistic Existential Anthropology by Harris W. Stern, Ph.D.

Triads: Painting by Harris W. Stern, Ph.D. , 2011

“Reality is up for grabs” …….Trapper John………..Mash

INTRODUCTION

Look at the following list of questions:


All Happiness is Individual (and Human)

The truth of the proposition that all happiness (or wellbeing) is individual flows out of understanding that happiness or wellbeing (as well as suffering) only exists within the realm of experience, that is, within an Existence which has consciousness and self-consciousness, at a level of developed complexity which is found…


All Wealth is Communal

I am not an economist. I am neither an academic nor a scholar. I call myself a non-technical philosopher. I write as way to develop and explore ideas. I am interested in what is known and how it comes to be known. I also wish to…

Harris W Stern, Ph. D.

A non-technical philosopher and a practicing licensed psychologist/psychotherapist. I have a developing theory which I call Wholistic Existential Anthropology.

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