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Author David Stuart

PublisherChildton Book Company 1976 First Edition

Binding Hardcover

Condition Very good. Ours has a dustjacket protected in Brodart Archival covering. This is a first edition of a book about a significant figure in the 1960s counter-culture. A rare find


"Alan Watts" by David Stuart is a biography that explores the life and philosophical contributions of Alan Watts, a prominent figure in the popularization of Eastern philosophy in the West. The book delves into Watts' upbringing, his studies in theology and philosophy, his journey to becoming a renowned author and speaker, and his impact on Western culture. It highlights his unique blend of Eastern and Western thought, his role in introducing Zen Buddhism and other Eastern philosophies to a Western audience, and his influence on the counterculture movement of the 1960s. Overall, the biography provides insights into Watts' life, ideas, and lasting legacy.

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