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By Alan Watts,Peter J. Columbus,Donadrian L. Rice

ISBN-10: 1438465556

ISBN-13: 9781438465555

Explores language and mysticism, Buddhism and Zen, Christianity, comparative faith, psychedelics, and psychology and psychotherapy.

To commemorate the 2015 centenary of the delivery of Alan Watts (1915–1973), Peter J. Columbus and Donadrian L. Rice have assembled a much-needed choice of Watts’s scholarly essays and lectures. Compiled from specialist journals, monographs, scholarly books, meetings, and symposia court cases, the quantity sheds worthwhile gentle at the developmental arc of Watts’s brooding about language and mysticism, Buddhism and Zen, Christianity, comparative faith, psychedelics, and psychology and psychotherapy. This definitive assortment demanding situations Watts’s popularity as a “popularizer” or “philosophical entertainer,” revealing his matters to be even more expansive and transdisciplinary than is advised by means of the parochial “Zen Buddhist” label regularly affixed to his writings. The editors’ authoritative creation elucidates modern views on Watts’s lifestyles and paintings, and helps a daring rethinking of his contributions to psychology, philosophy, and religion.

Peter J. Columbus is Administrator of the Shantigar origin in Rowe, Massachusetts.

Donadrian L. Rice is Professor of Psychology on the college of West Georgia. jointly they're the coeditors of Alan Watts—Here and Now: Contributions to Psychology, Philosophy, and Religion, additionally released by means of SUNY Press.

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