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Dr Peter Sjöstedt-Hughes

Research Fellow in the project 'Philosophy and Psychedelics'

Dr Peter Sjöstedt-Hughes is a Philosopher of Mind and Metaphysics who specializes in the thought of Whitehead, Nietzsche, and Spinoza—and in fields pertaining to panpsychism and altered states of consciousness. He is a lecturer at The University of Exeter.

Peter is the author of Noumenautics (2015), Modes of Sentience (2021), co-editor and contributor of Bloomsbury’s Philosophy and Psychedelics (2022), the TEDx Talker on ‘psychedelics and consciousness‘, and he is inspiration to the recreation of inhuman philosopher Marvel Superhero, Karnak.

Research interests

Philosophy of Mind and Metaphysics

monism, alterered states of consciousness, process philosophy, mental causation, panpsychism, deep ecology.

A. N. Whitehead, Spinoza, Nietzsche, Bergson, Leibniz, William James, Jaegwon Kim, Bertrand Russell, Galen Strawson, et al.

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