Stoicism and… psychedelics?

[image: chemical structure of Beatrice, a lesser known psychedelic drug, Wikimedia Commons]

Psychedelics are back, baby! There has been a flurry of, largely positive, articles about the use of psychedelics — be it therapeutic, recreational, or as an aid to discover “deeper” realities. Anthropologist and historian of science Nicolas Langlitz has recently discussed the problem with new research on the effects of psychedelics: it is hard to test their effects using standard methods in pharmacological science.

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Philosophy as a Way of Life

Philosophy as a Way of Life

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by Massimo Pigliucci. Practical philosophy, science, pseudoscience & good reasoning. Complete index of articles at https://massimopigliucci.org/essays/