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 number of Watts’s scholarly essays and lectures. Compiled from specialist journals, monographs, scholarly books, meetings, and symposia lawsuits, the amount sheds invaluable gentle at the developmental arc of Watts’s pondering 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 ordinarily 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 beginning 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 way of SUNY Press.
Read Online or Download Alan Watts - In the Academy: Essays and Lectures (SUNY series in Transpersonal and Humanistic Psychology) PDF
Best religious philosophy books
Philosophy of faith for a brand new Century represents the paintings of 19 students offered at a convention in honor of Eugene T. lengthy on the college of South Carolina, April 5-6, 2002. This quantity is an effective instance of philosophy in discussion; there's either admire and actual war of words. First, an account of our current state of affairs within the Philosophy of faith is given, resulting in a dialogue of the very thought of a 'Christian Philosophy' and the coherence of the conventional suggestion of God.
Developing unity deals a severe direction towards the transformation of white worldviews, theologies, ethics, and praxis for students, activists, non secular leaders, and people looking guidance.
The competently metaphysical size of Augustine's concept has got little distinctive consciousness between students - even "Scholastics. " The Thomist metaphysicians - specifically we "Anglo-Saxon" ones - obtain first honors for being the main neglectful of all. Why? I t is a complicated phenomenon relatively within the gentle of the actual fact (recognized through nearly each Thomist) that the very life of Thomas the theologian is unattainable except his pre-eminent Christian mentor within the highbrow lifestyles, the Bishop of Hippo.
Suicide, and the way civilized humans may still reply to it, is an more and more debatable subject in sleek society. In Holland, suicide is the 3rd prime explanation for dying of individuals among the a while of fifteen and 40. within the usa, it's the moment major reason behind dying between older youngsters.
- Mothering as a Metaphor for Ministry (Routledge Contemporary Ecclesiology)
- Basic Modern Philosophy of Religion (Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion)
- God and the Multiverse: Scientific, Philosophical, and Theological Perspectives (Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion)
- Classic Issues in Islamic Philosophy and Theology Today: 4 (Islamic Philosophy and Occidental Phenomenology in Dialogue)
- The Metaphysics of Love (Library of Conservative Thought)
Extra info for Alan Watts - In the Academy: Essays and Lectures (SUNY series in Transpersonal and Humanistic Psychology)
Alan Watts - In the Academy: Essays and Lectures (SUNY series in Transpersonal and Humanistic Psychology) by Alan Watts,Peter J. Columbus,Donadrian L. Rice