The world’s first conference on psychedelics and philosophy is taking place at Exeter University, Devon: 16-19 April 2020.
Author: Rosalind Stone
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
AYA2019 will place a particular emphasis on discussing how we can translate our personal visionary experiences into actions that make positive changes to the wider world.
We’re excited to announce three upcoming speaking events in Germany featuring our authors, in collaboration with the MIND European Foundation for Psychedelic Science, the Psychedelic Society of Germany and the Psychedelic Salon.
Magic Medicine: A Trip Through the Intoxicating History and Modern-Day Use of Psychedelic Plants and Substances by Cody Johnson
Magic Medicine: A Trip Through the Intoxicating History and Modern-Day Use of Psychedelic Plants and Substances is a beguiling jewelry box of a book by Cody Johnson, the Boston-based blogger behind Psychedelic Frontier.
TEDx meet Noumenautics: Peter Sjöstedt-H to speak on understanding consciousness through psychedelics
Peter will be sharing discoveries from his pioneering voyages into the outer reaches of the metaphysical mindscapes. Expect new insights into the hidden psychedelic history of philosophy; from Plato, to Proclus, to Cornwall’s own ‘chemical philosopher’ Humphry Davy, to James, Nietzsche, Sartre, and innumerable others.
The Traveling Nobody unerringly maintains a voice that resounds with possibility and wonder. The free-flow of this novel’s psychonautic passion through its steadfast “hero’s journey” structure translates, ultimately, into a thought-provoking and pleasurable read.
Dismantling counter arguments as effortlessly as he would a rifle, Seymour’s greatest achievement in Psychedelic Marine is the watertight case he builds for recognizing the medicinal value of psychedelic experiences – potentially powerful agents of psychological healing.
Listening to Ayahuasca is a testament to the life-affirmation that can come from working with the medicine. But Rachel Harris does not shy away from delving into the thornier issues incumbent in its aggressively enthusiastic uptake by the West.
Hippie is Gloucestershire-born adventurer Lee Martin’s “metaphysical pseudo-biography”. It is a first-person narrative of Martin’s teenage and adult years, focusing on his experiences of some of the key moments in the hippie cultural phenomenon.