The Transpersonal That Can Be Defined Is Not the True Transpersonal: a Taoist Perspective on Defining Transpersonal Psychology


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This brief position paper is stimulated from the continued need to define and redefine the area of transpersonal psychology. Understandably, being able to articulate what ‘transpersonal psychology’ is enables discussions within the wider academic and public community, yet all existing definitions are complex, conveying a number of inherent meanings in their definition, which in turn, can cloud others’ perceptions on the area.
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