The Book by Alan W. Watts audiobook

The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are

By Alan W. Watts
Read by Sean Runnette

Macmillan Audio
4.85 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9781427263209

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. In this classic book, Watts provides a lucid and simple presentation of an alternative view based on Hindu and Vedantic philosophy.

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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. In this classic book, Watts provides a lucid and simple presentation of an alternative view based on Hindu and Vedantic philosophy.

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Perhaps the foremost interpreter of Eastern disciplines for the contemporary West, Watts had the rare gift of writing beautifully the unwritable. Los Angeles Times

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Author Bio: Alan W. Watts

Author Bio: Alan W. Watts

Alan W. Watts (1915–1973) was instrumental in introducing Eastern thought to Western civilization. He held both a master’s degree in theology and a doctorate of divinity and is best known as an interpreter of Indian and Chinese philosophy in general and Zen Buddhism in particular. He earned his reputation as one of the most original philosophers of the century and was the author of thirty-three books, and hundreds of articles, on philosophy and religion.

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Author Bio: Alan Watts

Author Bio: Alan Watts

Alan W. Watts (1915–1973) was instrumental in introducing Eastern thought to Western civilization. He held both a master’s degree in theology and a doctorate of divinity, and is best known as an interpreter of Indian and Chinese philosophy and Zen Buddhism. He was the author of hundreds of articles on philosophy and religion, and thirty-three books that have been translated into eleven languages.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Religion
Runtime: 4.85
Audience: Adult
Language: English