Alan Watts was a philosopher who started in the 1950's. He gained popularity in the 60's. Watts gained his popularity participating in lecture circuits on the west coast. He was also known for his interpretation and popularization of eastern philosophies in the west. Watts was a self described philosophical entertainer. He died in 1973 during his sleep. Watts has many great quotes as well as numerous lectures on youtube. Watts was also a prolific writer. Many of his books are available on Amazon. Click the picture to go to Watts' wikipedia page.