Editorial Reviews. Review. "A gem to remember Watts by There is a flamboyant and fascinating display of learning and complex indications of a personality that seems to have resisted inner pacification." —Kirkus Reviews " Perhaps the foremost interpreter of Eastern disciplines for the contemporary West , Alan Watts had. Tao: The Watercourse Way [Alan Watts, Lee Chih-chang, Al Chung-liang Huang] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Drawing on ancient and modern sources, Watts treats the Chinese philosophy of Tao in much the same way as he did Zen Buddhism in his classic The Way of Zen. Critics agree that this . Alan Wilson Watts () was a British-born philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as a populariser of Eastern philosophy. He and his then- wife left England for America in on the eve of WWII, and he became an Episcopal priestbut he left the priesthood in and moved to California, where he.
Tao: The Watercourse Way is a non-fiction book on Taoism and philosophy, and is Alan Watts' last book. It was published posthumously in with the collaboration of Al Chung-liang Huang, who also contributed a preface and afterword, and with additional calligraphy by Lee Chih-chang. Tao has ratings and reviews. Marc said: While I most enjoy the hundreds of hours of lectures by this, my favorite thinker of all time, I do tre. In order to go into Taoism at all, we must begin by being in the frame of mind in which it can be understood. You cannot force yourself into this frame of mind, anymore than you can smooth disturbed water with your hand. But let's say that our starting point is that we forget what we know, or think we know, and that we.
6 Jan I have been re-reading The Watercourse Way by Alan Watts, the book I read in high school that introduced me to a non-Judeo-Christian spirituality not that there's anything inherently wrong with Judeo-Christian spirituality, but pretty much nothing describes the world better than some good old timey. Drawing on ancient and modern sources, Watts treats the Chinese philosophy of Tao in much the same way as he did Zen Buddhism in his classic The Way of Zen . Critics agree that this last work stands as a perfect monument to the life and literature of Alan WattsPublisher description. 28 Oct The Paperback of the Tao: The Watercourse Way by Alan W. Watts at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $25 or more!.