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 choice of Watts’s scholarly essays and lectures. Compiled from specialist journals, monographs, scholarly books, meetings, and symposia lawsuits, the quantity sheds necessary mild 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 recognition as a “popularizer” or “philosophical entertainer,” revealing his matters to be even more expansive and transdisciplinary than is advised by way of the parochial “Zen Buddhist” label normally affixed to his writings. The editors’ authoritative advent 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 origin 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 via SUNY Press.

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