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Stanislav Grof

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Stanislav "Stan" Grof is a Czech psychiatrist, one of the founders of the field of transpersonal psychology and a researcher into the use of non-ordinary states of consciousness for purposes of exploring, healing, and obtaining growth and insights into the human psyche.
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What is Reality?
Ervin Laszlo - Oct 25, 2016
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Ervin Laszlo's tour de force, What is Reality?, is the product of a half-century of deep contemplation and cutting-edge scholarship. Addressing many of the paradoxes that have confounded modern science over the years, it offers nothing less than a new paradigm of reality, one in which the cosmos is a seamless whole, informed by a single, coherent c...
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Goes through these different experiments that we have related to consciousness.     source
The Toad and the Jaguar a Field Report of Underground Research on a Visionary Medicine
Bufo Alvarius and 5-Methoxy-Dimethyltryptamine
Ralph Metzner - Dec 01, 2013
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In this monograph the author relates findings from more than 30 years of experiences and observations with Bufo alvarius and 5-methoxy-dimethyltryptamine, in various user groups and individuals, both in the US and in Europe. The term underground is used in referring to the explorations with these substances, in the sense that they were hidden - out...
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An amazing book.     source
The Psychoanalytic Theory of Neurosis
Otto Fenichel M.D. - Dec 16, 1995 (first published in 1945)
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When Otto Fenichel died suddenly at age 48, Anna Freud mourned the loss of "his inexhaustible knowledge of psychoanalysis and his inimitable way of organizing and presenting his facts." These qualities shine in his classic text, which has been a beacon to generations of psychoanalysts. Investigating the relationship between biological needs and ext...
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A psychoanalytic understanding of emotional and psychosomatic disorders.     source
On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres
Nicolaus Copernicus - Nov 01, 1995 (first published in 1543)
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The Ptolemaic system of the universe, with the earth at the center, had held sway since antiquity as authoritative in philosophy, science, and church teaching. Following his observations of the heavenly bodies, Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543) abandoned the geocentric system for a heliocentric model, with the sun at the center. His remarkable work, ...
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The shift from the geocentric system to the heliocentric system was after the publication of this book.     source
The Way of the Animal Powers
Joseph Campbell - Oct 01, 1983
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Anthropological theory...
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About shamanic mythologies of the world.     source