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

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

To commemorate the 2015 centenary of the beginning of Alan Watts (1915–1973), Peter J. Columbus and Donadrian L. Rice have assembled a much-needed number of Watts’s scholarly essays and lectures. Compiled from specialist journals, monographs, scholarly books, meetings, and symposia lawsuits, 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 issues to be even more expansive and transdisciplinary than is advised by means of the parochial “Zen Buddhist” label more often than not 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 beginning 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 through SUNY Press.

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