This volume comprises all of Sri Aurobindo's shorter prose writings on yoga and philosophy written after 1910 and published during his lifetime.
The texts of this volume have been arranged under the ten headings below; all of them except Notes from the Arya are also published as separate works.
The Supramental Manifestation upon Earth. Sri Aurobindo's last prose writings (1949–50) on the future evolution of man.
The Problem of Rebirth deals with the rebirth of the soul on earth, with evolution, heredity, Karma, justice and freedom.
Ideals and Progress concerns the need of progressive and original thinking to solve the problems of humanity.
The Superman discusses the ideal of the superman, fate and free-will, and the nature of the divine worker.
Evolution deals with the theory of evolution and the philosophy of materialism.
Thoughts and Glimpses contains about eighty-five aphorisms arranged under six headings: The Goal, Delight of Being, etc.
Heraclitus compares the thought of the Greek philosopher Heraclitus with the thought of Indian Vedanta.
Views and Reviews is a collection of six articles and nine book reviews first published in the Arya.
Notes from the Arya concerns the philosophy and ideals put forth by Sri Aurobindo in the Arya.
The Yoga and its Objects, written around 1913, is one of Sri Aurobindo's earliest published works on Yoga.