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Peter Demianovich Ouspensky

Peter Demianovich Ouspensky  

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(1878–1947)Russian journalist and esoteric philosopher, born in Moscow; he emigrated to England after the October Revolution of 1917. He is best known for his exposition of the ideas of ...
Georgei Ivanovitch Gurdjieff

Georgei Ivanovitch Gurdjieff  

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(?1874–1949),esoteric thinker and teacher, born in Russia. In 1922 he founded the Institute for the Harmonious Development of Man at Fontainebleau, where K. Mansfield died. His ideas influenced A. ...
Ouspensky, Peter Demianovich

Ouspensky, Peter Demianovich (1878–1947)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to English Literature (7 ed.)

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..., Peter Demianovich ( 1878–1947 ) Russian journalist and esoteric philosopher , born in Moscow ; he emigrated to England after the October Revolution of 1917 . He is best known for his exposition of the ideas of G. I. Gurdjieff , whom he had met in 1914 . In 1947 he published The Strange Life of Ivan Osokin , a novel exploring the concept of eternal return, set in Russia and Paris at the turn of the century. See Gary Lachman , In Search of P. D. Ouspensky ...

Suprematism

Suprematism   Reference library

Myroslava M. Mudrak

Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (2 ed.)

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...of the current dialogue concerning the expansion of consciousness about the world and new states of awareness, discussions regarding the “fourth dimension” surfaced in Russia by 1911 , when Tertium Organum was published by the Russian philosopher on hyperspace Peter Demianovich Ouspensky. Ouspensky had a popular influence on the reception of the fourth dimension, largely because of the efforts of Mikhail Matiushin, the composer of Victory Over the Sun . In 1911 Matiushin had begun to write on the subject and, during winter of 1912–1913 , he composed an...

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