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Description - The Book on the Taboo against Knowing Who You are by Alan Watts

In The Book, Alan Watts provides us with a much-needed answer to the problem of personal identity, distilling and adapting the Hindu philosophy of Vedanta. At the root of human conflict is our fundamental misunderstanding of who we are. The illusion that we are isolated beings, unconnected to the rest of the universe, has led us to view the outside world with hostility, and has fueled our misuse of technology and our violent and hostile subjugation of the natural world. To help us understand that the self is in fact the root and ground of the universe, Watts has crafted a revelatory primer on what it means to be human and a mind-opening manual of initiation into the central mystery of existence."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780679723004
ISBN-10: 0679723005
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 133mm x 13mm)
Pages: 163
Imprint: Random House USA Paperbacks
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 30-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Alan Watts

Alan W. Watts, who held both a master s degree in theology and a doctorate of divinity, is best remembered as an interpreter of Zen Buddhism in particular, and of Indian and Chinese philosophy in general. Standing apart, however, from sectarian membership, he has earned the reputation of being one of the most original and unrutted philosophers of the twentieth century. Watts was the author of some twenty books on the philosophy and psychology of religion that have been published in many languages throughout the world, including the bestsellingThe Way of Zen.An avid lecturer, Watts appeared regularly on the radio and hosted the popular television series, Eastern Wisdom and Modern Life, in the 1960s. Hedied in 1973."

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