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Alan Watts Biography
Alan Wilson Watts (January 6, 1915, Chislehurst, Kent, England - November 16, 1973, Mt. Tamalpais, Marin County, California) was a philosopher, writer, speaker, and religious expert. He wrote over twenty books and numerous articles on subjects such as personal identity, the true nature of reality, and the pursuit of happiness, relating his experience to scientific knowledge and to the teachings of Eastern and Western religions and philosophies such as Zen Buddhism, Taoism, Christianity, Hinduism, etc. He also gave many lectures, seminars, and radio talks which are now on audio tape, and a number of TV and film talks which are now on videotape.

1936 The Spirit of Zen
1937 The Legacy of Asia and Western Man
1940 The Meaning of Happiness
1944 The Theologica Mystica of St. Dionysius
1948 Behold the Spirit
1950 Easter - Its Story and Meaning
1950 The Supreme Identity
1951 The Wisdom of Insecurity
1953 Myth and Ritual in Christianity
1957 The Way of Zen
1958 Nature, Man, and Woman
1960 "This Is It" and Other Essays on Zen and Spiritual Experience
1961 Psychotherapy East and West
1962 The Joyous Cosmology - Adventures in the Chemistry of Consciousness
1963 The Two Hands of God - The Myths of Polarity
1964 Beyond Theology - The Art of Godmanship
1966 The Book - On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are
1967 Nonsense
1970 Does It Matter? - Essays on Man's Relation to Materiality
1971 Erotic Spirituality - The Vision of Konarak
1972 The Art of Contemplation
1972 In My Own Way - An Autobiography 1915-1965
1973 Cloud-hidden, Whereabouts Unknown - A Mountain Journal
1975 Tao: The Watercourse Way
1987 The Early Writings of Alan Watts
1990 The Modern Mystic: A New Collection of Early Writings
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