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Jacob Needleman

Jacob Needleman, American philosophy educator, writer. Grantee Religion in Higher Education, Marsden Foundation, 1967-1968, Ella Lymna Cabot Trust, 1969, Far West Institute, 1975.

Background

  • Needleman, Jacob was born on October 6, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Benjamin and Ida (Seltzer) Needleman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Harvard University, 1956. Graduate, University Freiburg, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1961.

    Career

    • Clinical psychology trainee West Haven (Connecticut) Veterans Hospital Administration, 1960-1961. Research associate Rockefeller Institute, New York, 1961-1962. From assistant professor to associate professor philosophy San Francisco State University, 1962-1966, professor philosophy, since 1967, chair department philosophy, 1968-1969.

      Visiting scholar Union Theological Seminary, 1967-1968. Director Center Study New Religions, 1977-1983. Lecturer psychiatry, consultant medical ethics University California, 1981-1984.

    Works

    • The Way of the Physician: Recovering the Heart of Medicine
    • In a time when the greatest controversy of medical care seems to be about how best to pay for it, philosopher Jacob Needleman returns our attention to fundamental questions of what makes a true healer, what’s involved in the uniquely intimate relationship of doctor and patient, and how we all face the inevitable challenges of maintaining health, dealing with illness, and dying.
    • The Essential Marcus Aurelius (Tarcher Cornerstone Editions)
    • This inaugural-and all new-Tarcher Cornerstone Edition presents a stunningly relevant and reliable translation of the thoughts and aphorisms of the Stoic philosopher and Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, properly placing the philosopher-king's writings within the vein of the world's great religious and ethical traditions.
    • The Wisdom of Love: Toward a Shared Inner Life
    • “…Who can deny that our world is starved for a new understanding of love, of what it means to live together and work at love and not give up?” What is the antidote to romantic love that all too often exhausts itself over night? Might it be to join with a partner in a spiritual search? “Love to .

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    • Married Carla Satzman, August 30, 1959 (divorced 1989). Children: Raphael, Eve. Married Gail Anderson, December 1989.
    • father: Benjamin Needleman
    • mother: Ida (Seltzer) Needleman
    • spouses: Carla Satzman
    • Gail Anderson
    • children: Raphael Needleman
    • Eve Needleman
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    Nationality
    • 1956
      Harvard University
    • 1958
      University Freiburg
    • 1961
      Yale University
    • 1960 - 1961
      Clinical psychology trainee, West Haven (Connecticut) Veterans Hospital Administration
    • 1961 - 1962
      research associate, Rockefeller Institute
      New York, United States
    • 1962 - 1966
      from assistant, professor to associate professor philosophy San Francisco State University
    • 1967
      from assistant, professor to associate professor philosophy San Francisco State University
    • 1968 - 1969
      from assistant, professor to associate professor philosophy San Francisco State University

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      • professor to associate professor philosophy San Francisco State University
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      • Author: Being-in-the-World, 1963, The New Religions, 1970, Religion for a New Generation, 1973, A Sense of the Cosmos, 1975, On the Way to Self-Knowledge: Sacred Tradition and Psychotherapy, 1976, Lost Christianity, 1980, Consciousness and Tradition, 1982, The Heart of Philosophy, 1982, Sorcerers, 1986, Sin and Scientism, 1986, Lost Christianity: A Journey of Rediscovery to the Centre of Christian Experience, 1990, Money and the Meaning of Life, 1991, Modern Esoteric Spirituality, 1992, The Way of the Physician, 1993, The Indestructible Question, 1994, A Little Book on Love, 1996, Time and the Soul, 1998. The American Soul, 2002, The Wisdom of Love, 2005, Why Can't We Be Good?, 2007, What Is God?, 2009. (translations) The Essential Marcus Aurelius, 2008, The Primary World of Senses, 1963, Essays on Ego Psychology, 1964. Editor Care of Patients with Fatal Illness, 1969, The Sword of Gnosis, 1973, Sacred Tradition and Present Need, 1974, Understanding the New Religions, 1978, Speaking of My Life: The Art of Living in the Cultural Revolution, 1979, Real Philosophy: An Anthology of the Universal Search for Meaning, 1991, The American Soul, 2002. Contributor Death and Bereavement, 1969, To Live Within, 1971, My Life with a Brahmin Family, 1972, The New Man, 1972, The Universal Meaning of the Kabbalah, 1973, The Phenomenon of Death.
      • book: Religion for A New Generation (2nd Edition)
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      • book: A Sense of the Cosmos: Scientific Knowledge and Spiritual Truth
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      • book: Sense of the Cosmos (03) by Needleman, Jacob [Paperback (2003)]
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      • book: A sense of the cosmos: The encounter of modern science and ancient truth by Needleman, Jacob (1975) Hardcover
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      • book: Lost Christianity
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      • book: Lost Christianity: A Journey of Rediscovery to the Center of Christian Experience (Element Classic)
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      • book: Espiritualidad de los movimientos esotericos modernos / Spirituality of Modern Esoteric Movements (Spanish Edition)
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      • book: Modern Esoteric Spirituality (World Spirituality) by Needleman, Jacob (1992) Hardcover
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      • book: The Indestructible Question: Essays On Nature, Spirit, and the Human Paradox (Arkana)
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      • book: The Essential Marcus Aurelius (Tarcher Cornerstone Editions)
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      • book: Essential Marcus Aurelius (Tarcher Cornerstone Editions) by Jacob Needleman (21-Mar-2008) Paperback
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      • book: The Sword of Gnosis
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      • book: Real Philosophy: An Anthology of the Universal Search for Meaning (Arkana)
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      • book: Money & the Meaning of Life Hardcover September 1, 1994
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      • book: Money and the Meaning of Life [First Edition Signed By Author]
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      • book: The Essential Marcus Aurelius by Needleman,Jacob; Piazza,John. [2008] Paperback
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      • book: Money and the Meaning of LifeMONEY AND THE MEANING OF LIFE by Needleman, Jacob (Author) on Sep-15-1994 Paperback
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      • book: Time and the Soul: Where Has All the Meaningful Time Gone -- and Can We Get It Back?
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      • book: The American Soul: Rediscovering the Wisdom of the Founders
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      • book: The Wisdom of Love: Toward a Shared Inner Life
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      • book: [(The Heart of Philosophy)] [Author: Jacob Needleman] published on (August, 2003)
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      • book: A Little Book on Love: A Wise and Inspiring Guide to Discovering the Gift of Love
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      • book: The New Religions (Tarcher Cornerstone Editions)
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      • book: Time and the Soul
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      • book: The Heart of Philosophy
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      • book: The Heart of Philosophy by Needleman, Jacob (2003) Paperback
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      • book: The Heart of Philosophy. RKP. 1982.
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      • book: The Heart of Philosophy. RKP. 1983.
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      • book: Lost Christianity by Needleman, Jacob (2003) Paperback
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      • book: Lost Christianity by Needleman, Jacob [Tarcher, 2003] (Paperback) [Paperback]
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      • book: The way of the physician 1st edition by Needleman, Jacob (1985) Hardcover
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      • book: The Way of the Physician: Recovering the Heart of Medicine 2nd edition by Needleman, Jacob (2014) Paperback
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      • book: The Way of the Physician: Recovering the Heart of Medicine [PAPERBACK] [2014] [By Jacob Needleman]
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      • Author: Being-in-the-World, 1963, The New Religions, 1970, Religion for a New Generation, 1973, A Sense of the Cosmos, 1975, On the Way to Self-Knowledge: Sacred Tradition and Psychotherapy, 1976, Lost Christianity, 1980, Consciousness and Tradition, 1982, The Heart of Philosophy, 1982, Sorcerers, 1986, Sin and Scientism, 1986, Lost Christianity: A Journey of Rediscovery to the Centre of Christian Experience, 1990, Money and the Meaning of Life, 1991, Modern Esoteric Spirituality, 1992, The Way of the Physician, 1993, The Indestructible Question, 1994, A Little Book on Love, 1996, Time and the Soul, 1998. The American Soul, 2002, The Wisdom of Love, 2005, Why Can't We Be Good?, 2007, What Is God?, 2009. (translations) The Essential Marcus Aurelius, 2008, The Primary World of Senses, 1963, Essays on Ego Psychology, 1964.Editor Care of Patients with Fatal Illness, 1969, The Sword of Gnosis, 1973, Sacred Tradition and Present Need, 1974, Understanding the New Religions, 1978, Speaking of My Life: The Art of Living in the Cultural Revolution, 1979, Real Philosophy: An Anthology of the Universal Search for Meaning, 1991, The American Soul, 2002. Contributor Death and Bereavement, 1969, To Live Within, 1971, My Life with a Brahmin Family, 1972, The New Man, 1972, The Universal Meaning of the Kabbalah, 1973, The Phenomenon of Death.
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      • Raphael Needleman
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      • Carla Satzman
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      • Gail Anderson
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      • Benjamin Needleman
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