The essence of Alan Watts

by Alan Watts

Publisher: Celestial Arts in Millbrae, Calif

Written in English
Cover of: The essence of Alan Watts | Alan Watts
Published: Pages: 218 Downloads: 486
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StatementAlan Watts.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB945 .W321 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 218 p. :
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4541040M
ISBN 100890872104
LC Control Number77007724
OCLC/WorldCa3169260

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  I've heard many of his audiotapes, have leafed through many of his books in stores and own about 8 of them. "Psychotherapy East And West" is a magnificent accomplishment. The scope of the topic is huge, due to it's discussion about practical conce. Posthumous publications of Alan Watts (collections of lectures and writings put together after his departure) * The Essence of Alan Watts, Celestial Arts * Tao: The Watercourse Way, with Al Chung-liang Huang, Pantheon * Essential Alan Watts * Uncarved Block, Unbleached Silk: The Mystery of Life * Om: Creative Meditations.

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