Steve McIntosh

Author Bio

Steve McIntosh J.D. is a leader in the integral philosophy movement and author of Developmental Politics—How America Can Grow Into a Better Version of Itself (Paragon House, 2020). He is Cofounder of the Institute for Cultural Evolution, and Director of The Developmental Politics Project; organizations that both focus on the cultural roots of America’s political problems.

Steve is coauthor of: Conscious Leadership (Penguin/Portfolio, 2020), with John Mackey and Carter Phipps. He has also authored three previous books on integral philosophy: The Presence of the Infinite (Quest, 2015), Evolution’s Purpose (Select Books, 2012), and Integral Consciousness and the Future of Evolution (Paragon House, 2007). He is also cocreator of DepolarizingGPT, a 3-answer political chatbot.

His innovative political thinking has appeared in USA Today, Real Clear Politics, The Daily Beast, The Hill, Areo Magazine, and The Developmentalist. He has been interviewed on NPR, Oxford Review, The Glenn Show, Rebel Wisdom, and many other podcasts. Before becoming a writer and social entrepreneur, Steve had a variety of other successful careers, including founding the consumer products company Now & Zen, and practicing law with one of America’s largest firms. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia Law School and the University of Southern California Business School. Steve grew up in Los Angeles and now lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife and two sons.

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