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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 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 specialist journals, monographs, scholarly books, meetings, and symposia lawsuits, the amount sheds helpful gentle at the developmental arc of Watts’s puzzling over language and mysticism, Buddhism and Zen, Christianity, comparative faith, psychedelics, and psychology and psychotherapy. This definitive assortment demanding situations Watts’s recognition as a “popularizer” or “philosophical entertainer,” revealing his issues to be even more expansive and transdisciplinary than is advised through the parochial “Zen Buddhist” label often affixed to his writings. The editors’ authoritative creation 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 origin 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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