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Noumenautics

Noumenautics: Metaphysics, Meta-ethics, Psychedelics by Peter Sjöstedt-H is out now

We are delighted to announce the publication of new book Noumenautics: Metaphysics, Meta-ethics, Psychedelics by Peter Sjöstedt-H – Available now for £9.99 from the Psychedelic Press shop and Amazon.co.uk Title: Noumenautics Author: Peter Sjöstedt-H ISBN: 978-0992808853 Price: £9.99 Philosopher Peter Sjöstedt-H’s Noumenautics traverses the mindscape of metaphysics, nihilism and psychedelic phenomenology. It navigates through subjects such...

PsypressUK 2015 Volume V

Psychedelic Press UK journal 2015 Volume V is out now!

It’s my pleasure to announce the release of Psychedelic Press UK Volume V which is now available from our online store here. In this, our 14th journal, there’s the great diversity of thought and approach to psychedelic writing that I have always delighted in being able to include within the...

Out of the Shadows

Out of the Shadows: A Cornucopia from the Psychedelic Press

We are very delighted to able to announce the publication Out of the Shadows: A Cornucopia from the Psychedelic Press UK – Edited by Robert Dickins & Tim Read – which we teamed up with Muswell Hill Press to produce. Pick up your copy of this fabulous collection here. From the back: In their...

The To Fathom Hell or Soar Angelic book launch - Ben Sessa, Emma Watkinson, Robert Dickins (left to right)

Rise of the Psychedelic Medical Model: To Fathom Hell or Soar Angelic is now out!

It is our delight to announce that the new novel by Dr Ben Sessa – To Fathom Hell or Soar Angelic – is now out! ISBN: 978-0992808839 – Pages: 312 – Author: Ben Sessa Blurb: To Fathom Hell or Soar Angelic follows the journey of a conventional, conservative NHS psychiatrist, Dr Robert Austell, as he breaks free...

Xenolinguistics

Review: Xenolinguistics by Diana Reed Slattery

There are many indications of the advent of a new era for psychedelics, at least in a medical context. Many scientists, academics and researchers anticipate a “mainstreaming” of these mind-altering substances in the near future. However, it is easy to see how some aspects of altered states of consciousness induced...

Magic Mushroom Explorer Artwork

Magic Mushroom Explorer by Simon G Powell

The story of the Psilocybin-containing ‘magic’ mushrooms, of which there are hundreds of varieties worldwide, is in many respects a mysterious one. While its ancient use can be attested to some degree in South America, it is only in the mid-twentieth century that the Western world woke up to its...

Essential Substances by Richard Rudgley

Essential Substances by Richard Rudgley

The history of humans ritually using psychoactive substances goes back beyond the written record, and stretches across the globe through many disparate and far-flung cultures. The ubiquity of psychoactive plants, and substances, is cogent with our world today. However, as Richard Rudgley notes in his excellent cultural drug survey Essential...

Decomposing the Shadow

Decomposing the Shadow: Lessons from the Psilocybin Mushroom by James W. Jesso

Originally published in 2013, ‘Decomposing the Shadow: Lessons from the Psilocybin Mushroom’ is written by James W. Jesso. The book, written partly from a personal perspective, examines the manner in which modern society and culture operate, and how the responsible use of Psilocybin-containing mushrooms can aid us in overcoming personal,...

Creating Romanticism

Creating Romanticism: Case Studies in the Literature, Science and Medicine of the 1790s by Sharon Ruston

Originally published in 2013 by Palgrave Macmillan, ‘Creating Romanticism: Case Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine’ is written by Sharon Ruston. Ruston is Chair in Nineteenth-Century Literature at the University of Salford, UK. She has previously published ‘Shelley and Vitality’ (2005) and ‘Romanticism: An Introduction’ (2007), as well as editing...

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