This is the penultimate chapter of the book, focusing on the final transitional phase to developmental maturity. It is the final progression, away from a biased emphasis on either interconnectedness o...learning Kegan
Chapter 7 documents the key stage transition from 3 to 4: leaving behind the interpersonal as predominantly influential, moving toward a new balance characterized by self-authorship and psychological ...learning Kegan
This chapter is about how the move from stage 2 (imperial) to stage 3 (interpersonal) occurs. The 8 year old boy at the end of the last chapter had preserved his dignity. Years of hard won differentia...learning Kegan
My notes from here on are from the second part of The Evolving Self. This section of the book moves from taxonomy to ontogeny. “If persons simply remained forever in one or another of these evolutiona...learning Kegan
Notes from chapter 3 of Robert Kegan's book The Evolving Self. This chapter explains the driving force behind the evolution of meaning-making: the human universal of apparently contradictory needs for...learning Kegan
These notes are from the first two chapters of Robert Kegan’s book The Evolving Self...learning Kegan
David Chapman posted a summary of Kegan's work relating his developmental stages to ethical stances in Buddhism. I made some notes when I was reading The Evolving Self, available in a series of six po...