Published January 1998
by Mokelumne Hill Pr .
Written in English
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Alan Watts’ philosophy was nothing short of inspiring. Alan Watts was a 20 th Century British philosopher known for popularising the Zen and Buddhist teachings in Western Society, moving them from a religion to a way of life.. Writing over 25 books . Aesthetic appreciation can be carried on by means of the senses: looking at a sculpture, trees in bloom, or Manhattan’s skyline; listening to Puccini’s "La bohème;" tasting a mushroom risotto; feeling cool water in a hot day; and so r, senses may not be necessary in order to obtain an aesthetic attitude. We can rejoice, for instance, in imagining a beautiful . Black is Beautiful identifies and explores the most significant philosophical issues that emerge from the aesthetic dimensions of black life, providing a long-overdue synthesis and the first extended . Real Philosophy for Real People by Robert McTeigue, S. J. is an outstandingly good introduction to ethics for the layman. It is clear, interesting and profound. This book hits the three main values of being good, beautiful .