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The collected letters of Alan Watts

Author: Alan Watts
Publisher: Novato, CA : New World Library, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Philosopher, author, and lecturer Alan Watts (1915?1973) popularized Zen Buddhism and other Eastern philosophies for the counterculture of the 1960s. Today, new generations are finding his writings and lectures online, while faithful followers worldwide continue to be enlightened by his teachings. The Collected Letters of Alan Watts reveals the remarkable arc of Watts?s colorful and controversial life, from his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Watts, Alan, 1915-1973.
Collected letters of Alan Watts.
Novato, CA : New World Library, 2017
(DLC) 2017057614
Named Person: Alan Watts; Alan Watts
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Watts
ISBN: 9781608684151 1608684156
OCLC Number: 972385299
Description: xv, 598 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: edited and with commentary by Joan Watts and Anne Watts.

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Philosopher, author, and lecturer Alan Watts (1915?1973) popularized Zen Buddhism and other Eastern philosophies for the counterculture of the 1960s. Today, new generations are finding his writings and lectures online, while faithful followers worldwide continue to be enlightened by his teachings. The Collected Letters of Alan Watts reveals the remarkable arc of Watts?s colorful and controversial life, from his school days in England to his priesthood in the Anglican Church as chaplain of Northwestern University to his alternative lifestyle and experimentation with LSD in the heyday of the late sixties.

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