Mark A. Schroll, Ph.D., Philosophy of Science, "Wrestling with Arne Naess: A Chronicle of Ecopsychology's Origins." The Trumpeter, 23 (1), 28-57, 2007. Guest Editor of the forthcoming spring 2011 issue "Bridging Nature and Human Nature: Envisioning a Transpersonal Ecosophy," Anthropology of Consciousness. Schroll served as the 2009 co-chair of the Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness in Portland, OR, co-sponsored by the Association for Transpersonal Psychology. He serves on the Editorial Board of the journal Ecopsychology.
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Recollections of my meetings with Naess, and their influence on the creation of my own view of ecosophy is the focus of this article.