Charlie El Awbery

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Notes from the Evolving Self
Institutionalism

May 11, 2020 |  Categories:  learning   Kegan  

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...

Notes from The Evolving Self
Stage transition

May 11, 2020 |  Categories:  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 ...

Notes from The Evolving Self
Chapter 6

May 11, 2020 |  Categories:  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...

Notes on The Evolving Self
Part II: Chapters 4 and 5

May 11, 2020 |  Categories:  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...

Notes on The Evolving Self
Chapter 3

May 10, 2020 |  Categories:  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...

Notes on The Evolving Self
2: Chapters 1 and 2

Nov. 2, 2019 |  Categories:  learning   Kegan  

These notes are from the first two chapters of Robert Kegan’s book The Evolving Self...

Notes on 'The Evolving Self'
1: preface and prologue

Nov. 2, 2019 |  Categories:  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...