Altered States of Consciousness

Charles T. Tart (ed.)


John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1969. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. 576pp., 6.25 x 9.5 inches

Near Fine. Some chipping to crown of spine on dust jacket. Boards clean, tightly bound. 

Collection of 35 scientific papers outlining various states of human consciousness, edited by Charles Tart, one of the founders of the field of transpersonal psychology. The first book to provide a broad, scientific point of view for the investigation of a variety of special states of consciousness. Includes sections on Dream Consciousness, Hypnosis, Minor / Major Psychedelic Drugs, and Psychophysiology. Inscribed by the previous owner, Allen Newell, a computer scientist and early researcher of artificial intelligence.