Daan Frans Oostveen, Ph.D.
Dr. Daan F. Oostveen is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Culture Inquiry at Utrecht University. He studied philosophy and comparative literature at Ghent University. His PhD from the Faculty of Religion and Theology of VU Amsterdam is on multiple religious belonging. In 2018, he stayed for a research visit at the Renmin University of China in Beijing, at the Faculty of Philosophy, where he studied Chinese religious diversity. Specialties and interests include hermeneutics of religious diversity, critical theory, transversal posthumanities, deconstruction, Nietzsche, Spinoza, Buddhism, Daoism, comparative philosophy, new spiritualities, and psychedelics studies.
The current paradigm in the research on psychedelics is still very much influenced by Cartesian d…