Patrick Curry

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Patrick Curry is a "lay Buddhist (Soto Zen) whose teacher was Kobun Chino Otogawa, Roshi...

"Since September 2006 I have been a Lecturer (0.5) in Religious Studies at the University of Kent (Canterbury), where I teach in the MA programme on the Cultural Study of Cosmology and Divination. From 2002-06 I was a Lecturer (0.5) at the Sophia Centre, Bath Spa University College, where I co-taught the MA in Cultural Astronomy and Astronomy. I am also an Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Wales, Lampeter, during 2008-2010." [1] book

"One of my teachers who really was a teacher was Gregory Bateson. I was lucky enough to take his final classes in 1978. His influence on me was, and remains, profound." [2]

Latest Books

  • Ecological Ethics: An Introduction (Polity Press, 2011).
  • Divination (Ashgate, 2010)
  • Seeing with Different Eyes: Essays on Astrology and Divination - Co-editor with Angela Voss (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2008)
  • Sky and Psyche: The Relationship between Cosmos and Consciousness - co-editor with Nicholas Campion (Edinburgh: Floris Books, 2006)
  • Ecological Ethics: The First Edition (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2006)
  • Astrology, Science and Culture: Pulling Down the Moon - Co-author with Roy Willis, (Oxford: Berg, 2004)
  • Defending Middle-Earth: Tolkien, Myth & Modernity ((New York: St Martin’s Press, Edinburgh: Floris, 1997 and London: HarperCollins, 1998); re-issued with a new Afterword (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2004)

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  1. Home, Patrick Curry, accessed September 16, 2008.
  2. Patrick Curry Home, organizational web page, accessed May 24, 2012.
  3. Alliance for Wild Ethics Members, organizational web page, accessed May 24, 2012.
  4. Culture and Cosmos Editorial policy, organizational web page, accessed September 20, 2013.