By Alan Watts,Peter J. Columbus,Donadrian L. Rice
To commemorate the 2015 centenary of the start of Alan Watts (1915–1973), Peter J. Columbus and Donadrian L. Rice have assembled a much-needed selection of Watts’s scholarly essays and lectures. Compiled from expert journals, monographs, scholarly books, meetings, and symposia lawsuits, the amount sheds invaluable 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 acceptance as a “popularizer” or “philosophical entertainer,” revealing his matters to be even more expansive and transdisciplinary than is advised via the parochial “Zen Buddhist” label quite often affixed to his writings. The editors’ authoritative advent elucidates modern views on Watts’s existence and paintings, and helps a daring rethinking of his contributions to psychology, philosophy, and religion.
Peter J. Columbus is Administrator of the Shantigar starting place in Rowe, Massachusetts.
Donadrian L. Rice is Professor of Psychology on the collage of West Georgia. jointly they're the coeditors of Alan Watts—Here and Now: Contributions to Psychology, Philosophy, and Religion, additionally released by way of SUNY Press.
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