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Alan Watts

Alan Wilson Watts (6 January 1915 - 16 November 1973) was a British-born American philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as an interpreter and populariser of Eastern philosophy for a Western audience. Born in Chislehurst, England, he moved to the United States in 1938 and began Zen training in New York. Pursuing a career, he attended Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, where he received a master's degree in theology. Watts became an Episcopal priest in 1945, then left the ministry in 1950 and moved to California, where he joined the faculty of the American Academy of Asian Studies.
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    • Out of Your Mind

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    • You're It!

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    Modern Western culture and technology is inextricably tied to the belief in the existence of a self as a separate ego, separated from and in conflict with the rest of the world....

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    • In My Own Way

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    Here, in Alan Watts’s groundbreaking third book (originally published in 1940), he offers a more challenging thesis: authentic happiness comes from embracing life as a whole in all its contradictions and paradoxes, an attitude that Watts calls the “way of acceptance"....

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    • Still the Mind

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    Noted teacher and writer Alan Watts explains the basic philosophy of meditation, the varieties of meditation, and the natural growth of inner wisdom....

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    • Psychotherapy East and West

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    Marking a groundbreaking synthesis, Alan Watts asserts that the insights of Freud and Jung, which had, indeed, brought psychiatry close to the edge of liberation, could, if melded with the hitherto secret wisdom of the Eastern traditions, free people from their battles with the self....

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    • This Is It

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