Download e-book for kindle: Alan Watts - In the Academy: Essays and Lectures (SUNY by Alan Watts,Peter J. Columbus,Donadrian L. Rice

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

ISBN-10: 1438465556

ISBN-13: 9781438465555

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 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.

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