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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 selection of Watts’s scholarly essays and lectures. Compiled from expert journals, monographs, scholarly books, meetings, and symposia court cases, the amount sheds helpful mild at the developmental arc of Watts’s considering language and mysticism, Buddhism and Zen, Christianity, comparative faith, psychedelics, and psychology and psychotherapy. This definitive assortment demanding situations Watts’s attractiveness 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 in most cases 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 starting place 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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