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  2. Hegel’s Conception of the Determinate Negation. Brill, 2015.
  3. Ånd og vitenskap. En kritikk av Rudolf Steiners antroposofi. Kolofon Forlag, 2008.


  1. Rudolf Steiner som filosof. Pax, Forlag 2013. 


  1. Journal of Consciousness Studies: Phenomenological, Philosophical, and Scientific Perspectives on Meditation
  2. Religions: Meditation and Spiritual Practice


  1. Vorden (2004–2008)
  2. Libra (2022)


  1. Sparby, T. (2023): Micro-Phenomenological Self-Inquiry. In: Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, 22(1).
  2. Sparby. T (2023): The Guardian of the Threshold. Part I: Conceptual Overview and Complexities.
    Conceptual Overview and Complexities. Steiner Studies, 3(1).
  3. Sparby. T (2023): Rudolf Steiner and The Guardian of the Threshold. Part II: Experiential Perspectives. Steiner Studies. Internationale Zeitschrift für kritische Steiner-Forschung, 3(1).
  4. Sparby, T., Lumma, A.-L. (2022): Investigating Meditative Visions and Experiences—A First-Person Phenomenological Framework. In Image and Imagination in the Phenomenology of Religious Experience. Edited by Martin Nitsche and Olga Louchakova- Schwartz. Nordhausen: Traugott Bautz, pp. 151–65.
  5. Sparby. T (2022): The I in German Idealism. A Goethean Approach. Journal of Holistic Science, 2.
  6. Sparby. T (2022): What Stands in the Way Becomes the Way: Dual and Non-Dual Approaches to Meditation Hindrances in Buddhist Traditions and Contemplative Science. In: Religions. 13(9).
  7. Sparby, T., Sacchet, M. (2022): Defining Meditation: Foundations for an Activity-Based Phenomenological Classification System. Frontiers in Psychology.
  8. Sparby, T. (2022): Einleitung. In: Schriften zur meditativen Erarbeitung der Anthroposophie I (1912‒1913). Steiner – Kritische Ausgabe. Edited by Christian Clement. Frommann-holzboog.
  9. Sparby, T., Lumma, A-L., Edelhäuser, F., Glaser, R., Schnitzler, L., Weger, U. W. (2021): First-Person Access to Decision-Making Using Micro-Phenomenological Self-InquiryScandinavian Journal of Psychology, 62(6).
  10. Sparby, T. (2021): Om Hegels religionsfilosofi. Luther, mystikk og spekulasjon. Filosofisk supplement, 1-2.
  11. Sparby, T. (2021): Om Hegels religionsfilosofi. Luther, mystikk og spekulasjonSalongen, 15.06.2021.
  12. Weger, U.W., Edelhäuser, F., Sparby, T. (2021): Dualistic and Trichotomic Approaches in Psychological Enquiry: The Question about Body, Soul and Spirit. European Psychologist, 26(2).
  13. Sparby, T. (2020): The Phenomenology of the Imaginative Consciousness in SteinerSteiner Studies, 1.
  14. Sparby, T., Edelhäuser, F., Weger, U.W. (2020): The Sense of Certainty and the Reliability of First Person Reports:A Micro-Phenomenological Investigation. The Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. In press.
  15. Sparby, T. (2020): Body, Soul, and Spirit: An Explorative Qualitative Study of Anthroposophic Meditation and Spiritual Practice. Religions, 11 (6), 314.
  16. Sparby, T. (2020): A Proposal for a System of Classification for Anthroposophic Meditation. Complementary Medicine Research, 27 (2), 77-88.
  17. Sparby, T. (2020): The Domains and Stages of Higher Knowledge. The Field Centre Journal of Research and Practice, 3, 60–69.
  18. Sparby, T., Edelhäuser, F., Weger, U.W. (2019): The True Self. Critique, Nature, and MethodFrontiers in Psychology, 10, 2250.
  19. Sparby, T. (2019): Fear, Bliss, and Breathing Changes during Meditation: A Case Study of a Transformative Experience. Mind and Matter, 17(1):7-35.
  20. Sparby, T. (2019): Phenomenology and Contemplative Universals: The Meditative Experience of Dhyāna, Coalescence, or Access Concentration. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 26(7-8):130-56.
  21. Sparby T. (2019) On the linearity and non-linearity of analysis. Constructivist Foundations, 14(2): 152–153.
  22. Hackert, B., Lumma, A.-L., Mensel, P. Sparby, T., Weger, U. (2019): Enquiring into the qualitative nature of anger: Challenges and strengths of the introspective method. Current Psychology. 
  23. Schlösser, M., Sparby. T, Vörös, S. Jones, R., Marchant, N. (2019): Unpleasant meditation-related experiences in regular meditators: Prevalence, predictors, and conceptual considerationsPLOS ONE.
  24. Sparby, T. (2019): Hvordan fortolke Steiner. In: Et Springende Punkt. Essays om Antroposofi og Erkjennelse. Haakstad, Harald, Antropos.
  25. Sparby, T. (2018): It’s Like Growing Roots inside Something Deeply Familiar: An Explorative Qualitative Study of Anthroposophic Mantra Practice and the Subsidiary ExercisesReligions9(8), 245.
  26. Sparby, T., Ott, U (2018): A qualitative study of motivations for meditation in anthroposophic practitionersPLOS ONE. 
  27. Sparby, T (2017): Anthroposophical Meditation and Spirituality. Connecting Divinity and Nature through the Human Being. Studies in Spirituality, 27, 195-218. Final Draft.
  28. Sparby, T. (2017): “On the Nature of Contemplative Science and Some Prospects for its Future Development.” Journal of Consciousness Studies, 24(5-6). Final draft. 
  29. Sparby, T. (2017): Spiritualität und Meditationsforschung. In: Psychologie, Bewusstseinsforschung und Heilung im Kontext westlicher Spiritualität. Meyer, Andreas, Wagemann, Johannes, Weger, Ulrich (eds.), Königshausen & Neumann.
  30. Sparby, T. (2016): Rudolf Steiner’s Idea of Freedom. As Seen in the Panorama of Hegel’s DialecticEpoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy, 21(1), 2016. PDF.
  31. Sparby, T. (2015):Investigating the Depths of Consciousness Through MeditationMind and Matter, 13(2),. PDF.
  32. Sparby, T. (2014): The Open Closure of Hegel’s Method and System.” Clio 44:1, Hegel Series. PDF.
  33. Sparby, T. (2014): The Problem of Higher Knowledge in Hegel’s Philosophy. Hegel Bulletin, 35(1). PDF (final proofs).
  34. Sparby, T. (2014): Hegel and the Foundation of Right.” In: Contemporary Philosophy: A New Survey. Philosophy of Justice, 12. PDF (final proofs).
  35. Sparby, T. (2013): Innledning. In: Rudolf Steiner som filosof. Sparby, Terje (ed.), Pax Forlag.
  36. Sparby, T. (2013): Hegel og Steiner. In: Rudolf Steiner som filosof. Sparby, Terje (ed.), Pax Forlag.
  37. Sparby, T. (2013): Fra Verkstedet. Vitenskapelig holdning og meditasjonspraksis. AiN 1.
  38. Sparby, T. (2012): Aus der Werkstatt. Wissenschaftliche Haltung und Meditationspraxis.” In: Die Drei, 8. PDF.
  39. Sparby, T. (2011): “Intersubjektivitet, kartesiansk subjekt eller kosmisk ånd? Om Habermas og Taylors fortolkning av Hegels åndsbegrep.” Norsk Filosofisk Tidsskrift, 46(2),
  40. Sparby, T. (2011): Absolutt viten. Filosofisk Supplement, 1.


  1. Filosofi og meditasjon“. In: Salongen, 1.11.2016.
  2. “Buddhismus und Anthroposophie im Gespräch.” In: Die Drei, 4, 2015.
  3. “Schweigende Insel.” In: Das Goetheanum 39, 2014.
  4. “Soll man über geistige Erfahrungen sprechen?” In: Das Goetheanum 21, 2014.
  5. “Hegels Glauben und Wissen.” In: a tempo: einsichten / aus der philosophenschmiede, 2014.
  6. Hegels bestemte negasjon.” In: Salongen, 17.12.2013.
  7. “Innledning.” In: Steiner, Rudolf: Om sjelens gåter. Antropos 2013. With Rudy Vandercruysse.
  8. “Unfinished reflections I-III: Academic research, anthroposophical meditation and indvidual development.” In: GMW Correspondence Letters 6–8, 2013.
  9. “Pionér eller påfugl, tålmodig eller feig? Om det å snakke om åndelige erfaringer.” In: AiN 1, 2013.
  10. “Akademia og antroposofiens fremtid.” In: AiN 1, 2012.
  11. Natur og kultur; på en gjengrodd sti.” for the art project Save our souls, 01.07.2010.
  12. “Frem fra gjemselen: Antroposofi” In: Filosofisk supplement, 3, 3009.
  13. “Individets frihet.” In: Minerva, 4,
  14. “Om tro og viten, og et gudsbevis.” In: Vorden, 08.2006.
  15. “Jeg er Gud og Gud er død. Om meta-, gruppe- og individnarrativer.” In: Vorden, 01.08.2006.


  1. Kovce, Philip: “Stichwort: Freiheit.” In: Das Goetheanum 37, 2014.
  2. Forman, Robert K.C: “Enlightenment ain’t what it’s cracked up to be.” In: Journal of Consciousness Studies, 9-10, 2012.
  3. Odin Lysaker, Gunnar C. Aakvaag (red.): Habermas – Kritiske lesninger. Pax Forlag 2007. In: Vorden,
  4. Helge Salemonsen: Under kunnskapens tre.” Vidarforlaget 2006. In: Morgenbladet, 2, 2006.


  1. Sparby, Terje: “Fra verkstedet. Vitenskapelig holdning og meditasjonspraksis.” In: AiN 1 2013. Translated from German.
  2. Bader, Hans-Jürgen, Leist, Manfred, Ravagli, Lorenzo: Raseidealer er menneskehetens forfall. Rudolf Steiner og antisemittismeanklagen. Antropos 2012. Translated from German.
  3. Blau, Ulrich: “Ekskurs om bevissthetsgåten.” In: Vorden, 06.02.2008. Translated from German.
  4. Wendte, Martin: “Anmeldelse av Metaphysics as Christology.” In: Vorden, 10.2007. Translated from German.
  5. Hegel, G.W.F.: “Den tyske idealismens eldste systemprogram.” In: Vorden, 19.11.2007. Translated from German with Halvor Haukeli and Torbjørn Gundersen.


  1. Karma and the Cross, 5.04.2021
  2. How tall is God? 27.12.2020
  3. On Beckh’s “From Buddha to Christ”: Suffering, Illness and Conquering Death, 13.12.2020
  4. Christiany, Non-Duality, and Art at Sacré-Coeur, 24.11.2018
  5. Report from the Fire Kasina Retreat in France, 2018, 11.05.2018
  6. Jabba the Hutt, Jordan Peterson and the Anthroposophic Christ, 12.12.2017
  7. Why I Don’t Use Technology to Improve My Meditation Skills, 17.08.2017
  8. Mind and Life European Summer Research Institute 2017. Reflections on Spirituality, Science, Tukdam and Techonology, 08.07.2017
  9. A Mini-Map of Enlightenment, 12.07.2017
  10. Living Connections – What is Anthroposophic Meditation? 10.07.2017
  11. The Split Personality of Science, 01.07.2017


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