Integral Theory: A Poisoned Chalice?

Journal of Critical Realism 11 (2):215-224 (2012)

Timothy Rutzou
University of London
In light of the recent symposium, this paper analyses integral theory through original and dialectical critical realism. This paper maintains that Integral theory is unable to sustain its critique against modernity and postmodernity as a result of the adoption of Kantian, Hegelian, and Heideggerian ontology. The resulting actualism and structure, perpetrates ontological violence, as it attempts to resolve the problems of modernity and postmodernity. An adoption of critical realism as underlabourer would call into question many of the theoretical underpinnings of integral theory resulting in a serious re-evaluation of its core features
Keywords critical realism  integral theory
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DOI 10.1558/jcr.v11i2.215
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