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6058 -- STERNECK, WOLFGANG (Ed.)

Psychedelika. Kultur, Vision und Kritik
Solothurn: Nachtschatten Verlag 2004
223 pp., Euro 23,-; ISBN 3-03788-106-2

Psychedelica. Culture, vision, and critique
This anthology is divided in two sections, theoretical discussions, and experiences in texts of well-known authors: Aldous Huxley, Anais Nin, Antonin Artaud, Harvey Cox, H. Hübsch, W. Sterneck, H.R. Giger, Andreas Ruft, and Lewis Carroll. Theoretical papers and essays discuss historical aspects, meaning and functions of psychedelic substances in the Hippie- and Techno cultures etc.:

Keywords: neo-Protestantism, Protestant ethic, Weber, M., globalization, postcolonial Africa, neo-liberalism, poverty, wealth, capitalism, global capitalism, chauvinism, 'world order'

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