Philosophy and Psychedelics

Peter Sjöstedt-Hughes in conversation with Jussi Jylkkä

What do psychedelics reveal about consciousness? What impact have psychedelics had on philosophy? In this conversation with Jussi Jylkkä, philosopher and psychonaut Peter Sjöstedt-Hughes will argue that psychedelic experience opens up new perspectives on fundamental philosophical questions relating to human experience, ethics, and the metaphysics of mind, and even offer ways to gain new forms of knowledge.

Peter Sjöstedt-Hughes is research fellow and associate lecturer in philosophy at the University of Exeter. He specializes in the thought of Whitehead, Nietzsche, and Spinoza, and in fields pertaining to panpsychism and altered states of mind. philosopher.eu/ twitter.com/PeterSjostedtH

Jussi Jylkkä is a philosopher and psychologist based at Åbo Akademi University, Finland. His research interests include consciousness, psychedelics, Zen philosophy, metaphysics, and epistemology. twitter.com/jylkkajussi

Monday 13th June

7pm (UK time)/2pm (EST)