Zen – The Best Of Alan Watts

Via on Jun 2, 2010


This is a nice video (a little over an hour long) featuring the best pieces of seven films Alan Watts made from the late 1960s until his death in 1973.

Alan Watts (1915-1973) who held both a master’s degree in theology and a doctorate of divinity, is best known as an interpreter of Zen Buddhism in particular, and Indian and Chinese philosophy in general. He authored more than 20 excellent books on the philosophy and psychology of religion, and lectured extensively, leaving behind a vast audio archive. With characteristic lucidity and humor Watts unravels the most obscure ontological and epistemological knots with the greatest of ease.

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