Sacred Knowledge is a useful introduction to the concepts and ideas around mysticism, religious experience, and psychedelic substances.
LSD and the Mind of the Universe (2019) by Christopher M Bache is an exploration of the author’s 73 LSD experiences undertaken between 1979 and 1999.
The world’s first conference on psychedelics and philosophy is taking place at Exeter University, Devon: 16-19 April 2020.
Book review of ‘A Transatlantic Political Theology of Psychedelic Aesthetics: Enchanted Citizens’ (2019) by Roger K Green
Psychedelic Press XXIX is a literary feast featuring original writings, articles and poetry exploring psychedelic culture.
In ‘The Trials of Psychedelic Therapy: LSD Psychotherapy in America’ (2018), historian Matthew Oram skilfully explores the impact of regulatory models on LSD research.
Call for papers for a special themed issue of the Psychedelic Press journal on sex and psychedelics. Deadline for submissions is March 17, 2020.
Writers on Drugs presents The Hard Problem of Psychedelic Consciousness: Hallucinations ∧/∨ Revelations by Dr Peter Sjöstedt-H
How do we determine whether the phenomena of psychedelic states are revelations, hallucinations, or otherwise? Dr Peter Sjöstedt-H explores this question.
Ahead of the Writers on Drugs event, we catch up with LSD historian Andy Roberts about the ‘man who turned on the world’, Michael Hollingshead
Using a selection of dazzling and rarely seen images, Mike Jay considers the relationship between the psychedelic and the resulting work, and asks how far can we consider ‘mescaline art’ as a coherent genre.