The Learning To Die Podcast

# 22: Dr Chris Letheby on The Philosophy of Psychedelic‘s

November 30, 2021

In this episode, we have a chat with Dr Chris Letheby. Chris is a philosopher working on issues related to the therapeutic and transformative potential of classic psychedelic drugs.

Book: Philosophy of Psychedelics https://oxfordmedicine.com/view/10.1093/med/9780198843122.001.0001/med-9780198843122

Lecture: Dr Chris Letheby - Psychedelics and Meditation: A Neurophilosophical Perspective (Altered States Seminar 4)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTVKGS1M3Js 

Connect with Chris at his website http://www.chrisletheby.com/ 

Items we discuss in this episode

Who is Heraclitus? https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/heraclitus/

Who is Spinoza? https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/spinoza/ 

What is Naturalism? https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/naturalism/ 

The Free Energy Principle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIu_dJGyIQI 

What is structural realism? https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/structural-realism/ 

The four main branches of philosophy and more https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outline_of_philosophy 

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Contact us at ian@learningtodie.com.au   or ciaran@learningtodie.com.au  

 

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