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Author Watts, Alan, 1915-1973.

Title Zen and the Beat way / Alan Watts.

Published Boston : Tuttle, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  294.3927 WATT    AVAILABLE
Physical description pages cm
Notes Based on selections from Alan Watts's radio talks and tape recordings; adapted and written by David Cellers and Mark Watts.
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction to the Way Beyond the West -- Ch. 2. The Beat Way of Life -- Ch. 3. Consciousness and Concentration -- Ch. 4. Zen and the Art of the Controlled Accident -- Ch. 5. The Democratization of Buddhism -- Ch. 6. Return to the Forest.
Summary As described in Jack Kerouac's "Dharma Blues", Zen had a strong appeal to the Beat generation. In this collection of essays--based on a selection of radio talks and lectures given in the late 1950s and early 1960s--philosopher Watts explores the many aspects of Zen and Eastern thought that served as an inspiration for the Beat generation.
Other author Cellers, David.
Watts, Mark.
Subject Zen Buddhism.
ISBN 0804831173