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Tao: The Watercourse Way

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Drawing on ancient and modern sources, Watts treats the Chinese philosophy of Tao in much the same way as he did Zen Buddhism in his classic The Way of Zen. Critics agree that this last work stands as a perfect monument to the life and literature of Alan Watts.

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About the Author

Alan W. Watts, who held both a master’s degree in theology and a doctorate of divinity, is best remembered as an interpreter of Zen Buddhism in particular, and of Indian and Chinese philosophy in general. Standing apart, however, from sectarian membership, he has earned the reputation of being one of the most original and “unrutted” philosophers of the twentieth century. Watts was the author of some twenty books on the philosophy and psychology of religion that have been published in many languages throughout the world, including the bestselling The Way of Zen. An avid lecturer, Watts appeared regularly on the radio and hosted the popular television series, Eastern Wisdom and Modern Life, in the 1960s. He died in 1973.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780394733111
With:
Chih-chang, Lee
Author:
Chung-Liang Huang, Al
With:
Huang, Al Chung-Liang
Illustrator:
Chih-chang, Lee
Author:
Watts, Alan W.
Publisher:
Pantheon Books
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Theology and philosophy
Subject:
Taoism
Subject:
Eastern
Subject:
Eastern - General
Subject:
Eastern - Taoism
Subject:
Taoist
Subject:
Chinese language
Subject:
Chinese language -- Writing.
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19770131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9.32x6.05x.44 in. .48 lbs.

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