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Leary, Timothy 1920-1996

Works: 569 works in 1,231 publications in 9 languages and 15,254 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Interviews  Documentary films  Autobiographies  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Drama  Educational films  Historical films  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Actor, Host, Interviewee, Editor, Performer, Contributor, Author of introduction, Narrator, Speaker, Other, Lyricist, Singer, Composer
Classifications: BF207, B
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The politics of ecstasy by Timothy Leary( Book )

69 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Politics Of Ecstasy is Timothy Leary's most provocative and influential exploration of human consciousness, written during the period from his Harvard days to the Summer of Love. Includes Leary's early pronouncements on the psychedelic movement and his views on the social and political ramifications of psychedelic and mystical experience."--BOOK JACKET
Interpersonal diagnosis of personality; a functional theory and methodology for personality evaluation by Timothy Leary( Book )

18 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The psychedelic experience; a manual based on the Tibetan book of the dead by Timothy Leary( Book )

44 editions published between 1964 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The authors were engaged in a program of experiments with LSD and other psychedelic drugs at Harvard University until sensational national publicity, unfairly concentrating on student interest in the drugs, led to the suspension of the experiments. Since then, the authors have continued their work without academic auspices"--front cover
Design for dying by Timothy Leary( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Czech and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irreverent, thought-provoking and hilarious, Leary's parting shot pioneers new ways to die and new ways for the living to think about death. Urging us to take control of our deaths (and even to determine when and how we will die). Leary relates his own plan for "directed dying," a death we plan and orchestrate to reflect our own lives and values
Chaos & cyber culture by Timothy Leary( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and French and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's most dangerous man -- according to Richard Nixon -- and the Pied Piper of Youth is BACK! This book is about designing Chaos and fashioning your personal disorder: On screens with cyber tools from counterculture perspectives with informational chemicals (Chaos drugs) while delighting in cybernetics as guerrilla artists who explore de-animation alternatives while surfing the waves of millennium madness to glimpse the glorious wild impossibilities and improbabilities of the century to come. Enjoy it! It's ours to be played with! "Chaos & CyberCulture" conveys Timothy Leary's vision of the emergence of a new humanism with an emphasis on questioning authority, independent thinking, individual creativity, and the empowerment of computers and other technologies. Leary's last great work, this book includes over 100,000 words in 40 chapters and 80 illustrations, as well as conversations with William Gibson, Winona Ryder, William S. Burroughs, and David Byrne. Timothy Leary, the visionary Harvard psychologist who became a guru of the '60s counterculture, has reemerged as an icon of the new edge cyberpunks
The lost Beatles interviews by Beatles( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meet the Beatles as you've never known them before - from their earliest days in Liverpool and Hamburg, through their unparalleled reign at the top of the pops, and later, the painful aftermath of their much-publicized breakup. In this extraordinary book, Geoffrey Giuliano, the world's foremost authority on the Fab Four, has assembled a rare collection of the wild and uninhibited interviews the Beatles dared to give to an astounded press as they created tidal waves of controversy and set the tenor of the amazing sixties. To this hefty history he adds intimate conversations with Eric Clapton, Yoko Ono, Donovan, Madonna, and many others who knew and worked with the Beatles. In addition, fabled sixties guru Timothy Leary has contributed a provocative afterword. Here, for the first time, the Beatles speak on such previously taboo subjects as drugs, religion and mysticism, Beatlemania, the deep affection that bonded them and the fiery conflicts that eventually tore them apart, politics, family life, the death of Brian Epstein, the sixties revolution, fame, money, the Yoko Ono controversy, their energetic love lives, the tragic murder of John Lennon and, of course, their timeless, consciousness-expanding music. Along with thirty-two pages of never-before-seen photos, Giuliano brings a wealth of pulsingly vivid, heart-tugging memories of the group that helped define a wondrously turbulent era, the likes of which we have yet to see again. Start reading and relive the 'love, love, love.'"--Jacket
High priest by Timothy Leary( Book )

22 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The League for Spiritual Discovery is a legally incorporated religion dedicated to the ancient sacred sequence of turning-on, tuning-in, and dropping-out. Its aim is to help recreate every man as God and every woman as Goddess. This book is the first of a four-volume biblical account of the birth, structural growth, exile, return, persecution, redemption, and flowering of the LSD religious cult. The seal of the League is a mandala--the end-less circle circumscribing a four-leaf lotus made by the double infinity sign. This interweaving of the infinite universe of mail with the infinite universe of female forms the flower, symbol of seed-life--centered in the void-eye of God
Jail notes by Timothy Leary( Book )

9 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Beat generation : an American dream by Janet Forman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1950s a small group of writers and painters gathered in the Bohemian quarters of New York and San Francisco. They voiced their concerns over America's post WWII euphoria in a manner so raucous and colorful that the media took note and dubbed them the Beat Generation. This film portrait of this period of American culture is illuminated through archival footage and interviews with those who lived through and influenced the era
The delicious grace of moving one's hand : the collected sex writings by Timothy Leary( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Psychedelic reader. Selected from the Psychedelic review. Edited by Gunther M. Weil, Ralph Metzner and Timothy Leary( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conceiving Ada( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A dramatized biography of Lady Ada Lovelace, daughter of Romantic poet Lord Byron and mathematics genius who developed what became the world's first computer language 100 years before computers. Ada's story is told through Emmy, a contemporary computer scientist who is researching artificial life. By using her own genetic code, Emmy is able to collapse time and link her world directly to Ada's. Realizing how parallel their lives are, she embarks on the task of "saving" Ada as the lines between the past and present, virtual reality and reality blur in the process."--Container
Psychedelic prayers after the Tao te ching by Timothy Leary( Book )

18 editions published between 1966 and 1997 in English and German and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turn on, tune in, drop out by Timothy Leary( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Timothy Leary - Pied-Piper of Psychedelia - charmed youth worldwide with his mantra: "Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out"." "Written in the psychedelic era, Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out is Timothy Leary at his best, beckoning with humor and irreverence, a visionary of individual empowerment, personal responsibility and spiritual awakening."--Jacket
Psychedelic prayers & other meditations by Timothy Leary( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of meditative poetry by twentieth-century American psychologist and writer Timothy Leary
Hofmann's potion : the pioneers of LSD by National Film Board of Canada( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring the pioneers of LSD, this documentary chronicles its discovery by Alfred Hofmann to its prohibition in 1973. Contains interviews with groundbreaking researchers including Hofmann, Ram Dass, and Timothy Leary, and a wealth of archival footage
The psychedelic experience : readings from the book "The psychedelic experience : a manual based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead." by Timothy Leary( )

6 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is a book for the living as well as for the dying." -Lama GovindaWe are in the midst of a powerful psychedelic renaissance. After four decades of hibernation, the promise of the psychoactive '60s--that deeper self-awareness, achieved through reality-bending substances and practices, will lead to greater external harmony--is again gaining a major following. The signs are everywhere, from the influence of today's preeminent psychedelic thinker Daniel Pinchbeck, to the renewed interest in the legacy of Terence McKenna, and to the upsurge of collective, inclusive (and overtly tripped-out) cultural phenomena like the spectacle of Burning Man. The Psychedelic Experience, created in the movement's early years by the prophetic shaman-professors Timothy Leary, Ralph Metzner, and Richard Alpert (Ram Dass), is a foundational text that serves as a model and a guide for all subsequent mind-expanding inquiries. In this wholly unique book, the authors provide an interpretation of an ancient sacred manuscript, The Tibetan Book of the Dead, from a psychedelic perspective. The Psychedelic Experience describes their discoveries in broadening spiritual consciousness through a combination of Tibetan meditation techniques and psychotropic substances. As sacred as the text it reflects, The Psychedelic Experience is a guidebook to the wilderness of mind and an indispensable resource from the founding fathers of psychedelia
Politics of self-determination by Timothy Leary( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visionary Harvard psychologist Timothy Leary became the charismatic leader of the '60s counterculture. Remembered as a pioneer of research and experimentation with psychedelic substances, he was also an author, lecturer, political dissident, and media magnet whose wit and charm captured the world's attention. In this collection of essays from Leary's early career, he presents his concept of personal responsibility for the effects of one's behavior. According to Leary, self-determining people don't blame their parents, their race, or their society; they accept responsibility for their actions, which in turn determines the responses they get from the world. These writings had an enormous impact on the humanistic psychology movement and libertarian redefinition of the doctor-patient relationship. Ronin's new offering gives readers a fascinating glimpse into Leary's ground-breaking work in this area
Turn on, tune in, drop out by Timothy Leary( )

12 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Leary talks about LSD, the League for Spiritual Discovery, religion and the collective unconscious, and how they are interrelated
The psychedelic reader : selected from the Psychedelic review( Book )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1997 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Design for dying
Interpersonal diagnosis of personality; a functional theory and methodology for personality evaluationThe psychedelic experience; a manual based on the Tibetan book of the deadDesign for dyingChaos & cyber cultureHigh priestThe delicious grace of moving one's hand : the collected sex writingsConceiving AdaTurn on, tune in, drop out
Alternative Names
Dr. Timothy Leary

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Leary Timothy Francis

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Timoti Liri

Timotijs Līrijs

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Лири Тимоти

Лири, Тимоти 1920-1996

Лири, Тимоти американский писатель, психолог

Тимоти Лири

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