Buddha In The Window

About the Author

The author is a practicing Information Technology Executive with over 25 years of experience in the SaaS and FinTech sector. He has both a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University (Ancient History and Economics) as well as Masters in Science from NYU (Computer Science).  He also has studied and practiced yoga, meditation and Eastern philosophy for the better part of 30 years and writes books on the same when he is not building, maintaining and securing enterprise scale information systems. Born and raised in New York City, he currently lives in southern Florida with his wife and youngest (of 3) children.

His previously published works can be found below. Any correspondence or questions should be directed to juanvaldez1971@gmail.com.


  • Metaphysics Reconsidered [2022]: Published by Dorrance Publishing, this work sits at the tail end of a progression of studies into theology, mysticism, and philosophy which reaches its apex here philosophically. Available for purchase here.
  • Homo Mysticus: ex machina [2022]: Published by Dorrance Publishing, Homo Mysticus is a book about the science of mysticism, seen through the lens of ancient cosmogony and sacred geometry. Available for purchase here.
  • IRA: Idealogical Reference Architecture [2022]: An epistemological interpretation of quantum mechanics. Available for purchase here.
  • Eurasian Philosophy and Quantum Metaphysics (Theology Reconsidered)[2019]: Published by Dorrance Publishing. Available for purchase here.
  • The Seeker: Chasing Ghosts [2017]:  Available for purchase on Authorhouse’s website here or alternatively at Amazon or any other online book retailer.
  • Theology Reconsidered: Volume I Mythos and Logos [2017]: Published by Lambert Academic Publishing.  Available for purchase here.
  • Theology Reconsidered: Volume II An Ontological Perspective [2017]: Published by Lambert Academic Publishing.  Available for purchase here.
  • Philosophy in Antiquity: The Greeks [2015]: Published by Lambert Academic Publishing. Available for purchase here.
  • Philosophy in Antiquity: The Far East [2015]: Published by Lambert Academic Publishing.  Available for purchase here.
  • Snow Cone Diaries: A Philosopher’s Guide to the Information Age [2014]. Published by Authorhouse. Available for purchase here.


“The Legacy of Socrates: Ideas, Forms and Knowledge”. Published in the Journal of Social Philosophy Research, August 1, 2014. Paper can be downloaded here.

“Stoic Philosophy: Its Origins and Influence”. Published in the Journal of Social Philosophy Research.  November, 2014. Paper can be downloaded here.

“Early Vedic Cosmological Narratives: The Seeds of Vedanta”. Published November, 2014. Paper can be downloaded here.

“Numerology and Arithmology in Pythagorean Philosophy and the Yijing”. Published Summer, 2016. Paper can be downloaded here.