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Richard Tarnas

educator , philosopher

Richard Tarnas, American philosopher, educator.

Background

Tarnas, Richard was born on February 21, 1950 in Geneva. Son of Richard Theodore and Mary Louise Tarnas.

Education

AB, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Saybrook Institute, San Francisco, 1976.

Career

Staff member, manager Esalen Institute, Big Sur, California, 1974—1984, director, programs, education, 1979—1983. Professor, philosophy, cultural history California Institute Integral Studies, San Francisco, since 1993. Visiting professor, philosophy, psychology Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, since 1998.

Works

  • Author: (book) The Passion of the Western Mind, Cosmos and Psyche: Intimations of a New World View (Science and Medical Network Book of the Year prize, 2007).

Connections

Children: Christopher, Rebecca.

father:
Richard Theodore

mother:
Mary Louise Tarnas

children:
Christopher Tarnas

Rebecca Tarnas