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Author Lyon, Aidan, author

Title Psychedelic experience : revealing the mind / Aidan Lyon
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2023

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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Contents Intro -- Halftitle page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Contents -- Preface -- List of Figures -- 1. Introduction -- 1.1 Psychedelic Philosophy -- 1.2 Book Outline -- 2. What Is Psychedelic Experience? -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 The Question -- 2.3 Methodology -- 2.4 Conclusion -- 3. Psychedelic Space -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 History -- 3.3 Psychedelic Experience -- 3.4 Psychedelic Space -- 3.5 Conclusion -- 4. Hypotheses -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Spontaneous Psychedelic Experiences -- 4.3 Psychedelic-Induced Experiences -- 4.4 Meditation-Induced Experiences
4.5 Summary of the Hypotheses -- 4.6 Conclusion -- 5. Attention -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Attention -- 5.3 Meditation -- 5.4 Psychedelics -- 5.5 Conclusion -- 6. Memory -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Remembering -- 6.3 Meditation -- 6.4 Psychedelics -- 6.5 Conclusion -- 7. Hallucinations -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Can Hallucinations Be Psychedelic? -- 7.3 The Mathematics of Geometric Hallucinations -- 7.4 Geometric Hallucinations Revealed? -- 7.5 Conclusion -- 8. Creativity -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 What Is Creativity? -- 8.3 Hidden Creativity -- 8.4 Revealed Creativity
8.5 Meditation and Creativity -- 8.6 Psychedelics and Creativity -- 8.7 Creativity and Psychedelic Space -- 8.8 Conclusion -- 9. Well-Being -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 Mindfulness and Psychedelic Experience -- 9.3 Mindfulness and Well-Being -- 9.4 Psychedelic Experience and Well-Being -- 9.5 From Mystical to Mystical-Type Experience -- 9.6 Mystical-Type Experience, Well-Being, and the Self -- 9.7 Conclusion -- 10. Mystical Experience -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 What Is Mystical Experience? -- 10.3 Theories of Mystical Experience -- 10.4 Ineffability -- 10.5 Are Mystical Experiences Psychedelic?
10.6 Conclusion -- 11. Psychedelic Philosophy -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 Philosophy as the Pursuit of Wisdom -- 11.3 Psychedelic Methods -- 11.4 Relationships with Other Philosophical Methods -- 11.5 Objects of Psychedelic Philosophy -- 11.6 Evidence -- 11.7 Conclusion -- 12. Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary The first philosophical study of the nature of psychedelic experience which argues that to have a psychedelic experience is to have a part of one's mind that is normally hidden (or inaccessible) revealed (or made accessible) to one's consciousness
Notes Also issued in print: 2023
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource and publisher information; title from PDF title page (viewed on September 13, 2023)
Subject Hallucinations and illusions -- Philosophy
Hallucinogenic drugs.
Meditation.
Hallucinogenic drugs.
Meditation.
Psychology.
Psychology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191879463
0191879460