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Neuropsychedelia

The Revival of Hallucinogen Research since the Decade of the Brain


Συγγραφέας: Langlitz Nicolas
Εκδότης: University of California Press
ISBN: 9780520274822
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 336
Διαστάσεις: 23x2x15
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2013

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Neuropsychedelia"

"Neuropsychedelia" examines the revival of psychedelic science since the "Decade of the Brain." After the breakdown of this previously prospering area of psychopharmacology, and in the wake of clashes between counterculture and establishment in the late 1960s, a new generation of hallucinogen researchers used the hype around the neurosciences in the 1990s to bring psychedelics back into the mainstream of science and society. This book is based on anthropological fieldwork and philosophical reflections on life and work in two laboratories that have played key roles in this development: a human lab in Switzerland and an animal lab in California. It sheds light on the central transnational axis of the resurgence connecting American psychedelic culture with the home country of LSD. In the borderland of science and religion, "Neuropsychedelia" explores the tensions between the use of hallucinogens to model psychoses and to evoke spiritual experiences in laboratory settings. Its protagonists, including the anthropologist himself, struggle to find a place for the mystical under conditions of late-modern materialism.


Συγγραφέας/εις: Langlitz Nicolas
Κατηγορία: κοινωνιολογία
ISBN: 9780520274822
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 05/03/2013
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback / softback
Σελίδες: 336
Τόπος έκδοσης: Berkerley
Χώρα έκδοσης: United States
Βάρος βιβλίου: 454 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 23x2x15 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: 15 b-w photographs

Περιεχόμενα

Acknowledgments Introduction: Neuropsychopharmacology as Spiritual Technology 1. Psychedelic Revival 2. Swiss Psilocybin and US Dollars 3. The Varieties of Psychedelic Lab Experience 4. Enacting Experimental Psychoses 5. Between Animality and Divinity 6. Mystic Materialism Conclusion: Fieldwork in Perennial Philosophy Notes Bibliography Index

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