Feel free to contact me if you cannot get hold of an article.


Chimpanzee Culture Wars: Rethinking Human Nature Alongside Japanese, European, and American Cultural Primatologists, Princeton University Press: Princeton, 2020. [Website]

Neuropsychedelia. The Revival of Hallucinogen Research since the Decade of the Brain. University of California Press: Berkeley, 2012. [Introduction] [Chapter 1] [Reviews]

Die Zeit der Psychoanalyse. Lacan und das Problem der Sitzungsdauer, Suhrkamp: Frankfurt/M., 2005. [Abstract] [Introduction]

3. Peer-reviewed Articles

“If Only There Was a Department of Fieldwork in Philosophy.” HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory (forthcoming).

Nicolas Langlitz,  Erika Dyck, Milan Scheidegger,  Dimitris Repantis, "Moral Psychopharmacology Needs Moral Inquiry: The Case of Psychedelics." Frontiers in Psychiatry 12 (2021), pp. 1-6. [Full text]

"Devil's Advocate: Sketch of an Amoral Anthropology" and "Warning against and experimenting with morality." HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory 10:3 (2020), pp. 989-1004 and 1030-1035.

“Psychedelic science as cosmic play, psychedelic humanities as perennial polemics? Or why we are still fighting over Max Weber’s Science as a Vocation.” Journal of Classical Sociology 19:3 (2019), 275-289. [Full text]     

“Salvage and Self-loathing: Cultural Primatology and the Spiritual Malaise of the Anthropocene.” Anthropology Today 34:6 (2018), 16-20. [Full text]

“Primatology of Science: On the Birth of Actor-Network Theory from Baboon Field Observations.” Theory, Culture & Society (2017), 101-125. [Full text]

“Opaque Models: Using Drugs and Dreams to Explore the Neurobiological Basis of Mental Phenomena.” Progress in Brain Research (2017), 1-20. [Full text]

“Synthetic Primatology: What Humans and Chimpanzees Do in a Japanese Laboratory and the African Field.” British Journal for the History of Science Themes 2 (2017), 1-25. [Full text]

Homo academicus und Papio anubis in der Reagan-Thatcher-Ära.” Nach Feierabend: Zürcher Jahrbuch für Wissensgeschichte 12, Wissen, ca. 1980, (2016), 235-244. [Full text]

“Is There a Place for Psychedelics in Philosophy? Fieldwork in Neuro- and Perennial Philosophy.” Common Knowledge 22:3 (2016), 373-384. [Full text]

“Vatted Dreams: Neurophilosophy and the Politics of Phenomenal Internalism.” Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 21:4 (2015), 739-757. [Full text]

“On a Not so Chance Encounter Between Neurophilosophy and Science Studies in a Sleep Laboratory.” History of the Human Sciences 28:4 (2015), 3-24. [Full text]

Author interview “We might have a brighter future if we stopped conceiving of ourselves as an epistemic counterculture.” History of the Human Sciences website, 1 March 2016. [Full text]

“The Persistence of the Subjective in Neuropsychopharmacology. Observations of Contemporary Hallucinogen Research.” History of the Human Sciences 23:1 (2010), 37-57. [Abstract] [Full text]

"Pharmacovigilance and Post-black Market Surveillance." Social Studies of Science 39:3 (2009), 395-420. [Abstract] [Full text]

"Ceci n'est pas une psychose. Toward a Historical Epistemology of Model Psychosis." BioSocieties 1:2 (2006), 158-180. [Abstract] [Full text]

Mazda Adli, Christopher Baethge, Andreas Heinz, Nicolas Langlitz, and Michael Bauer, “Is dose escalation of antidepressants a rational strategy after a medium-dose treatment has failed? A systematic review,” European Archive of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 255:6 (2005), 387-400. [Abstract]

Langlitz, Nicolas, Kerstin Schotte, and Tom Bschor, "Loperamid-Abusus bei Angststörung." Der Nervenarzt 72:7 (2001), 562-564. [Abstract]


Neuropsychedelia. The Revival of Hallucinogen Research since the Decade of the Brain. Ph.D. thesis. Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, 2007. [Abstract]

Lacans Praxis der variablen Sitzungsdauer und seine Theorie der Zeitlichkeit. Ph.D. thesis. Fachbereich Humanmedizin, Freie Universität Berlin, 2004. [Abstract and full text] [English abstract]

Teilnehmen und Beobachten. Zur Problematik ethnografischer Praxis und der epistemologischen Figur des Menschen. Master thesis. Fachbereich Philosophie, Freie Universität Berlin, 2004. [Full text]