The Doors of Perception/Heaven and Hell
Two classic complete books -- The Doors of Perception (originally published in 1954) and Heaven and Hell (originally published in 1956) -- in which Aldous Huxley, author of the bestselling Brave New World, explores, as only he can, the mind's remote frontiers and the unmapped areas of human... show more
Two classic complete books -- The Doors of Perception (originally published in 1954) and Heaven and Hell (originally published in 1956) -- in which Aldous Huxley, author of the bestselling Brave New World, explores, as only he can, the mind's remote frontiers and the unmapped areas of human consciousness. These two astounding essays are among the most profound studies of the effects of mind-expanding drugs written in the twentieth century. These two books became essential for the counterculture during the 1960s and influenced a generation's perception of life.
Publish date: May 4th 2004
Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Pages no: 187
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, European Literature
, British Literature
I don't even know why I thought this might be a good read for me. Sure, this is the book the inspired The Doors but it is infinitely more enjoyable to listen to Jim Morrison's musical expressions of his experiments with drugs than it is to read Huxley's accounts of his, and even then this is only...
by Aldous Huxley Non-fiction This is a well-known treatise on altered perceptions and is loosely categorized as Philosophy. The Doors of Perception is largely about the author's experience of mescaline and the altered mental perceptions of the world he experienced under the influence of the dr...
Hello there Booklikers! I decided to start a new vlog dedicated to books. I am an eclectic reader, so I thought it would be a good idea to share a "reading list" of books that are interesting for art geeks, even if they're not necessarily about art. The first book to be featured is Aldous Huxley'...
Lektura tej książki była cennym doświadczeniem ale wolałbym wypróbować działanie meskaliny na sobie... :)
Going into this I had very high hopes, which were somewhat let down. A book about hallucinogenic drugs and altered mind-states written by author of famed science fiction novel Brave New World (which, as of writing, I have yet to read). Being that I have dabbled in the use of psychedelics and studied...