The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing who You are

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Vintage Books, 1989 - Philosophy - 163 pages
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Drawing upon ancient Hindu philosophy, the author explores the human psyche and the importance of personal identity

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He is an artist at explaining the unexplainable.

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... where you come from why you are where you are and discover startling ideas about the relationship between you and your environment. Read full review

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About the author (1989)

Alan Wilson Watts was born in England in 1915. He was educated at King's School, Canterbury, and the Seabury-Western Theological Seminary in Illinois. Watts was an editor, minister, professor, graduate school dean, and research fellow of Harvard University. Watts has written over twenty books, primarily concerned with Eastern thought and Zen Buddhism in the West. He has lectured at colleges and universities as well, and created more than 500 radio talks which have been taped and circulated among non-profit and educational organizations. Watts died in 1973.

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