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By Dale Jacquette (ed.)

The talk at the prestige and legality of hashish keeps to achieve momentum. the following, own anecdotes mixed with educational and medical reviews mix to sharpen a number of the attention-grabbing philosophical matters linked to hashish use. 

  • A frank, professionally knowledgeable and playful dialogue of hashish utilization on the subject of philosophical inquiry
  • Considers the which means of a ‘high’, the morality of smoking marijuana for excitement, the slippery slope to extra harmful medications, and the human force to change our attention
  • Not purely contains contributions from philosophers, psychologists, sociologists or criminal, pharmacological, and medical examiners, but in addition non-academics linked to the cultivation, distribution, and sale of hashish
  • Brings jointly a global staff of writers from the us, Canada, united kingdom, Finland, Switzerland, South Africa, and New Zealand

Content:
Chapter 1 A hashish Odyssey (pages 21–34): Lester Grinspoon
Chapter 2 Seeing Snakes (pages 35–49): G. T. Roche
Chapter three The hashish adventure (pages 50–61): Andrew D. Hathaway and Justin Sharpley
Chapter four Buzz, excessive, and Stoned (pages 65–76): Michael Montagne
Chapter five the nice get away (pages 77–89): Charles Taliaferro and Michel Le Gall
Chapter 6 hashish and the Human (pages 90–99): Brian R. Clack
Chapter 7 Hallucinatory Terror (pages 103–113): Tommi Kakko
Chapter eight Marijuana and Creativity (pages 114–120): Ryan E. Holt and James C. Kaufman
Chapter nine Navigating artistic internal area at the blameless Pleasures of cannabis (pages 121–136): Dale Jacquette
Chapter 10 hashish and the tradition of Alienation (pages 139–148): Mark Thorsby
Chapter eleven Reefer insanity (pages 149–161): Tuomas E. Tahko
Chapter 12 delicate vs. tough (pages 162–172): Brian Penrose
Chapter thirteen “Smoking Pot does not damage an individual yet Me!” (pages 175–191): Jack eco-friendly Musselman, Russ Frohardt and D. G. Lynch
Chapter 14 Pot Politics (pages 192–213): Mitch Earleywine
Chapter 15 hashish and the great existence (pages 214–225): Theodore Schick
Chapter sixteen weak spot of Will (pages 226–235): Michael Funke

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Indd 37 37 5/7/2010 11:47:42 AM a computer analogy to illustrate this principle. ” He notes the methods of meditation used by such thinkers as René Descartes (1596–1650), who would write as thoughts came to him while half asleep, William Harvey (1578–1657), discoverer of the mechanism of the circulation of blood, who would meditate in a coal mine, and the mathematician Henri Poincaré (1854–1912), who was acutely aware that many of his ideas came to him as the result of intuition, rather than through conscious intellectual labor.

However, if this ethnographic method is successful, we should be able to provide a reasonably proximate picture of the varieties and value of cannabis use in contemporary society. And in so doing, we cannabis users can make a significant contribution to the demise of cannabinophobia, one of our age’s most damaging popular delusions. NOTES 1 Lester Grinspoon, Marihuana Reconsidered (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1971). 2 Lester Grinspoon, Marijuana, the Forbidden Medicine (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993, 1997).

My cannabis era began to unfold in 1967. As the senior author of a book which would summarize the results of our seven-year study of schizophrenia, I found myself with what I estimated would be two to three relatively free months before my co-authors would finish their chapters. indd 22 LES TER GRINS P O O N 5/20/2010 2:10:55 AM objective and scientifically sound paper on the harmfulness of this substance. Young people were ignoring the warnings of the government, but perhaps some would seriously consider a well-documented review of the available data.

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