Christopher M. Bache
Christopher M. Bache, Ph.D., is professor emeritus in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Youngstown State University where he taught for 38 years. He is also adjunct faculty at CIIS and a Fellow at the Institute of Noetic Sciences where he was Director of Transformative Learning from 2000 to 2002. An award winning teacher, Chris’ work explores the philosophical implications of non-ordinary states of consciousness, especially psychedelic states. He has written three books: Lifecycles, a study of reincarnation in light of contemporary consciousness research; Dark Night, Early Dawn, a pioneering work in psychedelic philosophy and collective consciousness; and The Living Classroom, an exploration of the transpersonal dynamics of teaching and collective fields of consciousness. He is currently working on a book describing his twenty year psychedelic journey – Stealing Diamonds from Heaven.