Introduction to TetraDynamics

Introduction to TetraDynamics
The Top 10 Ways to Use Quadrants
From:
Sep 1, 2016 (Thursday) at 1:00pm PDT
To:
Dec 15, 2016 (Thursday) at 1:00pm PST

What Is It?

THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL - We will be scheduling the next TetraDynamics Course for 2017, dates to be announced soon. 

Take a 12-week course on TetraDynamics and develop knowledge and skill in the top 10 ways to apply quadrants.

Your course registration includes a free copy of the most recent version of the TetraDynamics Handbook. 

Introduction to TetraDynamics The Top 10 Ways to Apply Quadrants From:

September 1, 2016 (Thursday) at 1:00 pm PST To: December 15, 2016 (Thursday) at 1:00 pm PST

Location

This event takes place online.
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Registration Ends:
Sep 8 2016, 12:00pm
Price
$375 USD
USD

Presenters: 
Sean Esbjörn-Hargens, Ph.D. is the founding CEO of MetaIntegral. He is one of the world’s leading experts on Integral Theory and its application. Building on the vision of American Philosopher Ken Wilber, he has played a significant role in creating the field of Integral Theory. Sean is a leading “scholar-practitioner” in integral studies and has published many articles on applying the integral model to a wide range of topics, including education, ecology, sustainable development, the science and religion debate, and consciousness studies.
Event Timezone: 
America/Los_Angeles
Price Option 1 Label: 
General Price
Price Option 1: 
$375.00
Price Option 2 Label: 
EPC Alumni Price
Price Option 2: 
$250.00

 

Of the five elements of Integral Theory – quadrants are the most iconic. Most applications of Integral Theory make use of the quadrants as the primary element of their analysis. The Four Quadrants are deceptively simple. They are comprised from the intersection of two of our life’s most fundamental polarities: insides and outsides; parts and wholes. Because the relationship between these polarities often lies at the heart of contemporary life it makes the Quadrant map quite useful for integral efforts – helping us to include one or more of the poles that are too often neglected. However, people often use the Quadrants in wildly different ways. This has led to confusion over how best to use them and has reduced their potential effectiveness in integral initiatives.

 

Over the last few years Sean Esbjörn-Hargens has identified over 100 different ways quadrants and their relationships can be visually represented. This body of charts and their accompanying examples and descriptions represents a meta-analysis of Integral Theory’s four quadrants. This expanded and refined understanding of the quadrants is called TetraDynamics to highlight the many different kinds of relationships (Dynamics) that are possible between each of the four quadrants (Tetra). In addition, Sean has extracted out a methodology of quadrant application that can be used with all the TetraDynamics. This is an important contribution in that it provides a set of guidelines, which enable scholar-practitioners to use the quadrants in a consistent fashion and thereby avoid many of the common mistakes even seasoned integral thinkers make.

 

 

Join Sean for this exciting course, which selects out the top 10 TetraDynamics and presents examples of how they are used in various contexts. The course consists of a 2-hour conference call each week for 12 weeks (recordings for the calls will be posted for participants who are not able to join a call). The first week you will be introduced to TetraDynamics in general. The subsequent 10 weeks will be devoted to a single TetraDynamic. During these weeks participants will apply the TetraDynamic under discussion to an example or topic in their own life and post this for other participants to see. Much of the learning in the course comes from the rich examples generated by the other course members. The final week will be a reflection and wrap up week. Throughout the course there will be online threaded discussions to connect with fellow participants and deepen your understanding of these exciting and useful distinctions. Don’t miss this exciting offering – Quadrants will never look or feel the same.

 

Cost: $375.00 USD for general participants & $250 USD for EPC Alumni. Cost includes a free copy of the most recent version of the TetraDynamics Handbook

 

Number of Participants: up to 50

 

Instructor: Sean Esbjörn-Hargens

 

Weekly Conference Calls: Thursdays 1-3 pm Pacific Standard Time:

 

Sept 1 Week 1: Introduction & Methodology

Sept 8 Week 2: Classic

Sept 15  Week 3: Elements

Sept 29 Week 4: Causality

Oct 6 Week 5: Opposites

Oct 13 Week 6: Zones

Oct 20 Week 7: Developmental

Nov 3 Week 8: Who X How X What

Nov 10 Week 9: Niches

Nov 16 Week 10: Comparisons (was Nov. 17th - THIS IS THE ONLY CLASS ON A WEDNESDAY)

Dec 8 Week 11: Relationships

Dec 15 Week 12: Appendix & Conclusion

 

Note there is no call on September 22nd, October 27th, November 24th or December 1st.

 

Sean Esbjörn-Hargens, Ph.D. is the founding CEO of MetaIntegral. He is one of the world’s leading experts on Integral Theory and its application. Building on the vision of American Philosopher Ken Wilber, he has played a significant role in creating the field of Integral Theory. Sean is a leading “scholar-practitioner” in integral studies and has published many articles on applying the integral model to a wide range of topics, including education, ecology, sustainable development, the science and religion debate, and consciousness studies.