Altered temporality


Abstract
Temporality is a fundamental determinant of human cognition. There are, however, states of mind in which people feel that temporality changes radically and perhaps even becomes irrelevant. Here I attempt a typology of the patterns of such non-ordinary temporal experiences. The discussion is based on a phenomenological study of the special state of consciousness induced by Ayahuasca, a powerful Amazonian psychoactive brew
Keywords Amazonian  Cognition  Metaphysics  Temporality
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Modulations of the Experience of Self and Time.Marc Wittmann - 2015 - Consciousness and Cognition 38:172-181.
The Epistemics of Ayahuasca Visions.Benny Shanon - 2010 - Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 9 (2):263-280.

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