An introduction to the study of drug use, abuse and addiction, with a focus on recreationally used drugs. Topics range from the neurochemical action of drugs to the consequences of their use for society.
An examination of mysticism as well as other forms of personal religious consciousness and the way individuals have integrated religious experience with their general understanding of existence. Attention will be given to accounts of mysticism and spirituality found in different cultures and historical periods. Fundamental issues include: the character of religious experience, the significance of […]