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Psychedelic Press UK 2015 Volume I

Psychedelic Press UK Journal 2015 Volume 1 is Out Now

Solve et coagula – to come apart and then reform – is a long-standing alchemical motto, a chemistry of mind and material, and arguably the most apparent philosophy in the practice and study of psychedelic efficacy. It is also an important theme that runs through our newly published Psychedelic Press UK...

The Thinker

Philosophy and Psychedelic Phenomenology

– On the Value of the Psychedelic Experience to Academic Philosophy –  – Peter Sjöstedt-H – (This is a modified version of a chapter for the forthcoming book ‘Radical Mycology’) Due to the general legal prohibition and modern cultural taboo against psychoactive chemicals, the academic discipline of Philosophy has left a potentially...

James Penner, editor of Timothy Leary: The Harvard Years

Reimprinting Timothy Leary: An Interview with James Penner

Psychedelic Press UK: Hi James, I’d like to begin by thanking you for putting together Timothy Leary: The Harvard Years, it’s a brilliant and, in my opinion, much-required collection of his papers. Why did you yourself consider such a collection was necessary? And what led you to his work originally?...

Timothy Leary

Literary Review: Timothy Leary The Harvard Years by James Penner (Ed)

Originally published in 2014 Timothy Leary: The Harvard Years – Early Writings on LSD and Psilocybin with Richard Alpert, Huston Smith, Ralph Metzner, and others – is a collection of Leary’s authored and co-authored scholarly papers on hallucinogens. Sympathetically compiled, along with an introduction, by James Penner, the collection brings...

Politics of Addiction

The Politics of Addiction: Medical Conflict and Drug Dependence in England since the 1960s by Sarah G. Mars

Originally published in 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan, ‘The Politics of Addiction: Medical Conflict and Drug Dependence in England since the 1960s’ is written by Sarah G. Mars. At the time of publication, Mars was Qualitative Project Director, Heroin Price and Purity Outcomes Study, at the University of San Francisco. She...

LSD banner from Freaks

Freaks e-Magazine edition #12 is out now!

The latest edition of the Freaks e-Magazine is out and is dedicated to psychedelic literature: Reading is food for the brain. For our expanded consciousness we require a very special literature that might open our mind. From the middle of 19th century the psychedelic and esoteric worlds gave to humanity hyper-talented genius...

Rediscovering Drugs

Reconsidering Drugs: Mapping Victorian and Modern Drug Discourses by Lawrence Driscoll

Title: Reconsidering Drugs: Mapping Victorian and Modern Drug Discourses [HB] Author: Lawrence Driscoll Publisher: Palgrave ISBN: 0312222726 Year: 2000 In the introduction to Reconsidering Drugs, its author Lawrence Driscoll describes a society that promulgates the idea that “we investigate the problem of drugs, assuming that only they use drugs, and...

Science Revealed

New book Science Revealed by Nemu out now!

It is with great pleasure that we can now announce the publication of Science Revealed by Reverend Nemu – Part I of the Nemu’s End Series. Science Revealed considers the apocalypse in science as discovery. Biographies of scientists including Tesla and Einstein reveal how our most groundbreaking ideas result not from...

Entheogens and the Development of Culture

Entheogens and the Development of Culture by John A. Rush [Ed.]

Originally published in 2013 ‘Entheogens and the Development of Culture: The Anthropology and Neurobiology of Ecstatic Experience’ is a collection of essays edited by John A. Rush. Rush has previously authored the books ‘The Mushroom in Christian Art: The Identity of Jesus in the Development of Christianity’, ‘Failed God: Fractured...

Peyote Dreams

Peyote Dreams by Charles Duits

Originally published in France in 1967 under the title ‘L’Pays de l’éclairement’, this edition of Charles Duits classic, entitled ‘Peyote Dreams’, has been translated and reissued by Park Street Press (2013). Duits (1925-1991) was a French writer and surrealist largely known for his fantasy saga novels ‘Ptah Hotep’ and ‘Nefer’....

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