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University College Cork


Danny Forde

Danny Forde is a PhD candidate in University College Cork in Ireland. Prior to entering academia he spent over a decade working in the arts. His work ranged from film and photography to the written word and musical composition. Now his work is focussed on the phenomenology of psychedelic experience, with an emphasis on selfhood, individuality, temporality, mysticism and transformative experience.

Conference Presentations

Poster Session

How am I not myself?: The self in the psychedelic experience

A frequently reported aspect of the psychedelic experience is that of self-dissolution (the phenomena is also referred to as “ego-death” or “ego-dissolution,” but for simplicity I shall use the term “self-dissolution”). During these experiences the normal sense of self is said to dissolve. One is said to experience oneself as a ‘not-self’. This seems to generate a “performative self-contradiction”: also known as a Moorean paradox, these are absurd assertions of the form “P and I believe that not P”, for […]

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Selected Publications

Conference tickets

With your ticket you will have access to the whole conference - with keynotes, panels, round tables, posters and daylight social events. We will ask for a small extra fee for the Friday evening social program. The pre-conference workshops have to be booked separately and each workshop needs an individual ticket. By clicking on "Book now" below you also have the option to buy your workshop tickets.

*Reduced fees apply to students, cooperation partners as well as unemployed and retired individuals who have a monthly net income below 840,- €. Proof of status will be required.

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