Lecturer in Philosophy & Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. Chris Letheby

University of Western Australia & University of Adelaide

Dr. Chris Letheby is a philosopher of mind and cognitive science, working on issues arising from the use of psychedelic drugs in psychiatry and neuroscience. His doctoral research, conducted at the University of Adelaide, presented the first systematic analysis of psychedelic experience within the framework of 21st century philosophy of cognitive science. He is currently (2018-2021) Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Western Australia and (2019-2022) Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Adelaide on the ARC-funded project ‘Philosophical Perspectives on Psychedelic Psychiatry’. His monograph ‘Philosophy of Psychedelics: Naturalism and Psychiatric Mysticism’ is set for publication with Oxford University Press on 6 August, 2021. 

Conference Presentations

INSIGHT 2019: Psychedelic Therapy and Philosophical Naturalism

Entheogenesis Australis: The Varieties Of Psychedelic Epistemology

External Links

Researchgate profile
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