Ethnopharmacology and its applications by christian ratsch. Louis pasteur time and again i hear or read that lsd was discovered by accident. Discover book depositorys huge selection of albert hofmann books online. Although his work produced other important drugs, including methergine, hydergine and.
Albert hofmann has 49 books on goodreads with 181 ratings. Hofmann takes on a dogs form in the lushly illustrated work. About the author 2004 albert hofmann received his doctorate in physics from the eth swiss federal institute of technology in zurich, in 1964. He was a leader in pharmaceuticalchemical research and the author of several books, including lsd. Lsd, my problem child 9780070293250 by hofmann, albert and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Their sacred, healing, and hallucinogenic powers schultes, richard evans, hofmann, albert, ratsch, christian on. To request any book join our telegram channel now by clicking here. He leads us on an exploration of reality perception, where our newly discovered insights are drawn into intellectual meditation.
It is a trick to make a colored world, which does not exist outside of human beings. The physics of synchrotron radiation cambridge monographs on particle physics, nuclear physics and cosmology series by albert hofmann. Books go search hello select your address best sellers gift ideas new releases deals store coupons. Their sacred, healing and hallucinogenic powers by schultes, richard evans. This book is more than a superb biography of albert hofmann, its the story of lsd and pretty much covers everything of importance in the scientific, social. Two chapters of this bookhow lsd originated and lsd experience and reality were presented by albert hofmann as a paper before the international conference hallucinogens, shamanism and modern life in san francisco on the afternoon of saturday, september 30, 1978. Albert hofmann, one of this centurys greatest minds, offers a lifetime of insights, observations, and discussions. Realitywere presented by albert hofmann as a paper before the international. This book explains the underlying physics which determines radiation properties, presenting these properties in easily applicable equations and figures. Its very, very dangerous to lose contact with living nature. Hofmann first synthesized the compound lysergic acid diethylamide in 1938 but did not.
Hofmann s approval, the sandoz board granted the collection to the albert hofmann foundation. He traces lsds path from a promising psychiatric research medicine to a recreational drug sparking hysteria and prohibition. The first covers the general case of the electromagnetic fields. Book menu lsd my problem child albert hofmann contents translators preface foreword 1 how lsd originated 2 lsd in animal experiments and biological research 3 chemical modifications of lsd 4 use of lsd in psychiatry 5 from remedy to inebriant 6 the mexican relatives of lsd. Ethnopharmacology and its applications by ratsch, christian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Albert hofmann january 11, 1906 april 29, 2008 was a swiss scientist known best for being the first person to synthesize, ingest, and learn of the psychedelic.
He traces lsds path from a promising psychiatric research medicine. Albert hofmann, who died in 2008 aged 102, first synthesized lysergic acid diethylamide lsd in 1938, but the results of animal tests were so unremarkable that the chemical was abandoned. Albert hofmann, who died in 2008 aged 102, first synthesized lysergic acid diethylamide lsd in 1938, but the results of animal tests were so unremarkable that. Albert hofmanns personal story of that discovery and its consequences is one of my favorite books. In 2007, albert hofmann asked amanda feilding if she could publish his problem child, and shortly before his death he approved a new and updated translation of his autobiography first published by mcgraw hill. See all books authored by albert hofmann, including plants of the gods. Hofmanns trek across mexico to discover sacred plants related to lsd, and listen in as he corresponds with other notable figures about his remarkable discovery.
This book explains the underlying physics of synchrotron radiation and derives its main properties. It describes the general radiation and its interaction with electrons and is a valuable reference for scientists in the field. The collection became the cornerstone of the albert hofmann foundations museum of psychedelic history, where it was displayed for eight months during 1998. Their sacred, healing, and hallucinogenic powers, and lsd. Amusingly, in this book, hofmann reveals that timothy leary, while at harvard, tried to order 100 grams of lsd from sandoz labs, enough for one million trips. The physics of synchrotron radiation by hofmann, albert. Brian blomerths graphic novel bicycle day illuminates the life swiss scientist albert hofmann, the first person in history to purposely ingest lsd. Driven by intuition, he synthesized it again in 1943, and serendipitously noticed its profound effects on himself. The psychedelic library book menu contents lsd my problem child albert hofmann 1.
Albert hofmann books list of books by albert hofmann. Our eyes see just a small fraction of the light in the world. Lsd and the the new eleusis strange attractor press paperback. Albert hofmann books download free books online 8freebooks. Mcguire, richard evans schultes put simply, this is probably the first book in 40 years to comprehensively discuss conveyors, a topic that seems mundane until the need arises to move material from point a to point b without manual intervention. In the realm of scientific observation, luck is granted only to those who are prepared. Download most popluar pdf books now albert hofmann download wonderful albert hofmann pdf ebooks. No cars were available for albert hofmann to drive home from sandoz pharmaceuticals in basel, switzerland, on april 19, 1943. Driven by intuition, he synthesized it again in 1943, and serendipitously noticed its profound effects on. Discount prices on books by albert hofmann, including titles like deutsche bauzeitung, 1902, vol. This detailed account of the career and influence of the swiss chemist albert hofmann captures the character but not the brilliance of its subject.
Albert hofmann books list of books by author albert hofmann. Maintained by lisa henry prindle contributor 46860145 unknown. Albert hofmann is the retired director of research for the department of natural products of sandoz, ltd. Lsd and the divine scientist share book recommendations. The book runs to 408 pages and contains over 500 color and black and white photographs, illustrations and drawings. From 1966 to 1972 he was a research fellow at the cambridge electron accelerator, a joint laboratory of harvard university and mit.
Two chapters of this bookhow lsd originated and lsd experience and. Albert hofmann, swiss chemist who discovered the psychedelic drug lysergic acid diethylamide lsd, which he first synthesized in 1938 by isolating compounds found in ergot claviceps purpurea, a fungus affecting rye. Presentation copy inscribed by hofmann to fellow author and psychedelic researcher, ralph metzner on the occasion of ralphs visit to hofmann s home shortly after the conference celebrating his 100th birthday. Lsd and the divine scientist book by albert hofmann. The discovery of the psychedelic properties of lsd was a milestone in the history of consciousness. Born in 1906, hofmann s life spans over a period of. Hofmann independently wrote insightoutlook 1989, concerning the perception of reality, and the posthumously published hofmanns elixir. The general name of a local hick who dresses inappropriately for the weather and frequent diners early on sunday mornings, the only day they venture into town from their meth lab. This is the story of lsd told by a concerned yet hopeful father, organic chemist albert hofmann. The physics of synchrotron radiation albert hofmann.
Follow albert hofmann and explore their bibliography from s albert hofmann author page. Albert hofmann january 11, 1906 april 29, 2008 was a swiss scientist known best for being the first person to synthesize, ingest, and learn of the psychedelic effects of lysergic acid diethylamide lsd. Albert hofmann 19062008, the father of lsd, was a worldrenowned scientist, member of the nobel prize committee, fellow of the world academy of sciences, and member of the international society of plant research and of the american society of pharmacognosy. After retiring from sandoz in 1971, hofmann was allowed to take his papers and research home.1170 1250 806 1278 1440 184 351 147 406 572 190 1421 238 1226 103 816 908 863 652 155 34 333 1217 978 419 603 568 533 337 943 231 428 796 1269 452 1005 393 74 1490