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An exploration of man's quest for psychological security and spiritual certainty in religion and philosophy.

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.

Table of Contents

1. The Age of Anxiety

2. Pain and Time

3. The Great Stream

4. The Wisdom of the Body

5. On Being Aware

6. The Marvelous Moment

7. The Transformation of Life

8. Creative Morality

9. Religion Reviewed

Product Details

ISBN:
9780394704685
Author:
Watts, Alan W.
Publisher:
Vintage
Location:
New York
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Christianity
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Modern
Subject:
Fear
Subject:
Security
Subject:
Christianity - General
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
Anxiety
Subject:
General Philosophy
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
P176
Publication Date:
19680912
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.30x4.30x.43 in. .28 lbs.

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