Modes of Sentience by Peter Sjöstedt-Hughes
ISBN: 9781916266735 PAGES: 222
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Modes of Sentience: Psychedelics, Metaphysics, Panpsychism (2021) is an essay collection by philosopher of mind Dr Peter Sjöstedt-Hughes.
It explores the extraordinary intersection of psychedelic experience with philosophy, the analysis of mind in relation to panpsychism, multiple dimensions of space, time, and other metaphysical matters. Keeping apace with the psychedelic renaissance in science and medicine, this collection proposes new philosophical models for discerning altered and alternate modes of sentience.
I. Panpsychism: Ubiquitous Sentience
II. Conspectus of A. N. Whitehead’s Metaphysics
III. The Concrescence of Dissent:
Whitehead as Religious, Scientific, Philosophic
IV. Psychedelic Experience: Revelation, Hallucination, or Otherwise?
V. The Psychedelic Influence on Philosophy
VI. Substance and Process: An Outline
VII. The Great God Pan is Not Dead: Alfred North Whitehead and the Psychedelic Mode of Perception
VIII. The Pentalogy of Perception
IX. The First Scientific Psychonaut: Sir Humphry Davy
X. Deeper than Depth: N-Dimensional Space and Sentience