LSD: My Problem Child Reflections on Sacred Drugs, Mysticism, and Science by Albert Hoffman

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Published by Tarcher .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • Drug addiction & substance abuse,
  • Pharmacology,
  • Psychobiology,
  • Drug Addiction (Psychiatric Aspects),
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • General,
  • Pain Medicine,
  • History,
  • Lysergic acid diethylamide,
  • Mind and body

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8085474M
ISBN 100874772567
ISBN 109780874772562
OCLC/WorldCa9564186

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Aldous wrote about LSD that 'it is a gratuitous grace neither necessary nor sufficient for salvation.' However, it provides the opportunity to discover and make creative use of the infinite possibilities of the human mind.

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unfortunately, have been completely accurate. Here, at last, the father of LSD details the history of his "problem child" and his long and fruitful career as a research chemist.

In a real sense, this book is the inside story of the birth of the Psychedelic Age, and it cannotFile Size: KB. Albert Hofmann, who died in agedfirst synthesized lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) inbut the results of animal tests were so unremarkable that the chemical was abandoned.

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75 years after Albert Hofmann’s serendipitous discovery of the effects of LSD, the Beckley Foundation and Oxford University Press present a new paperback version of LSD: My Problem Child.

This book provides a definitive translation of Albert Hofmann’s autobiography and includes a new collection of essays, ‘Insights/Outlooks.’. Book Menu LSD — My Problem Child Albert Hofmann Contents Translator's Preface Foreword 1 How LSD Originated 2 LSD in Animal Experiments and Biological Research 3 Chemical Modifications of LSD 4 Use of LSD in Psychiatry 5 From Remedy to Inebriant 6 The Mexican Relatives of LSD 7 Radiance from Ernst Jünger.

Numerous accounts of the discovery of LSD have been published in English; none, unfortunately, have been completely accurate. Here, at last, the father of LSD details the history of his "problem child" and his long and fruitful career as a research chemist.

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Description of the book "LSD: My Problem Child": Albert Hofmann, who died in agedfirst synthesized lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) inbut the results of animal tests were so unremarkable that the chemical was abandoned.

Driven by intuition, he synthesized it again inand serendipitously noticed its profound effects on. “To Albert, LSD was his wonder child that became a problem child,” says Rick Doblin, founder and executive director of California-based Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies Author: Trina Calderon.

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InHofmann synthesized psilocybin, the active ingredient in psychedelic mushrooms. Inhe wrote LSD: Mein Sorgenkind, which was translated into English as LSD: My Problem : LSD: My Problem Child (German: LSD: Mein Sorgenkind) is a book written by Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann about the history of LSD that he discovered in It contains a collection of Hofmanns encounters with scientists, artists, and hippies who were interested in his discovery for a variety of reasons, aswell as many personal anecdotes and insights.

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