62 relations: Aldous Huxley, Alfred A. Knopf, Alfred Richard Orage, Allegory, Apperception, Aristotle, Armenians, Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson, Charles Howard Hinton, Christianity, Claude Fayette Bragdon, Colin Wilson, Communauté de communes de Fontainebleau-Avon, Constantinople, England, English language, Erotica, Eternal return, Fakir, Four-dimensional space, Fourth Way, Fourth Way (book), France, G. R. S. Mead, Gary Lachman, George Gurdjieff, Gerald Heard, Greeks, Harold Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Rothermere, Human sexuality, Hypercube, In Search of the Miraculous, Istanbul, John G. Bennett, Kenneth Walker (author), London, Maurice Nicoll, Moscow, October Revolution, P. D. Ouspensky, Pornography, Rajneesh, Remedios Varo, Robert S. de Ropp, Rochester, New York, Rodney Collin, Rosicrucianism, Russia, Russian avant-garde, Russian Empire, ..., Russian language, Russian Revolution, Strange Life of Ivan Osokin, Surrey, T. S. Eliot, The Study Society, United States, Western esotericism, Who's Who, Wilhelm Wundt, World War I, Yale University Library. Expand index (12 more) » « Shrink index
Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer, philosopher and a prominent member of the Huxley family.
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Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. (pronounced, with an audible k and silent p) is an award-winning New York publishing house that was founded by Alfred A. Knopf Sr. in 1915.
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Alfred Richard Orage (22 January 1873 – 6 November 1934) was a British intellectual, now best known for editing the magazine The New Age.
As a literary device, an allegory in its most general sense is an extended metaphor.
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Apperception (from the Latin ad-, "to, toward" and percipere, "to perceive, gain, secure, learn, or feel") is any of several aspects of perception and consciousness in such fields as psychology, philosophy and epistemology.
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Aristotle (Ἀριστοτέλης, Aristotélēs; 384322 BC) was a Greek philosopher and scientist born in the Macedonian city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece.
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Armenians (հայեր, hayer) are an ethnic group native to the Armenian Highlands.
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Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson or An Objectively Impartial Criticism of the Life of Man is the first volume of the All and Everything trilogy written by the Greek-Armenian mystic G. I. Gurdjieff.
Charles Howard Hinton (1853, UK – 30 April 1907, Washington D.C., USA) was a British mathematician and writer of science fiction works titled Scientific Romances.
ChristianityFrom the Ancient Greek word Χριστός, Christos, a translation of the Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", together with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.
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Claude Fayette Bragdon (August 1, 1866 – 1946) was an American architect, writer, and stage designer based in Rochester, New York, up to World War I, then in New York City.
Colin Henry Wilson (26 June 1931 – 5 December 2013), a prolific English writer, first came to prominence as a philosopher and as a novelist.
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The Communauté de communes de Fontainebleau-Avon is a communauté de communes in the Seine-et-Marne département and in the Île-de-France région of France.
Constantinople (Κωνσταντινούπολις Konstantinoúpolis or Κωνσταντινούπολη Konstantinoúpoli; Constantinopolis; قسطنطینية, Kostantiniyye; Цариград; modern Istanbul) was the capital city of the Roman/Byzantine (330–1204 and 1261–1453), the Latin (1204–1261), and the Ottoman (1453–1924) empires.
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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
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English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
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Erotica (from the Greek ἔρως, eros "desire") is any artistic work that deals substantively with erotically stimulating or sexually arousing subject matter.
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Eternal return (also known as "eternal recurrence") is a concept that the universe has been recurring, and will continue to recur, in a self-similar form an infinite number of times across infinite time or space.
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A fakir, or faqir (فقیر (noun of faqr)), derived from faqr (فقر, "poverty").
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In mathematics, four-dimensional space ("4D") is a geometric space with four dimensions.
The Fourth Way is an approach to self-development described by George Gurdjieff which he developed over years of travel in the East.
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The Fourth Way (1957) is a book about the Fourth Way system of self-development as introduced by Greek-Georgian philosopher G.I. Gurdjieff and is a compilation of the lectures of P. D. Ouspensky at London and New York, 1921–1946, published posthumously by his students in 1957.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.
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George Robert Stowe Mead (March 22, 1863 in Peckham, Surrey (Nuneaton, Warwickshire?) - September 28, 1933 in London)) was an English historian, writer, editor, translator, and an influential member of the Theosophical Society, as well as the founder of the Quest Society. His scholarly works dealt mainly with the Hermetic and Gnostic religions of Late Antiquity, and were exhaustive for the time period.
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Gary Joseph Lachman (born December 24, 1955, Bayonne, New Jersey, United States) is an American writer and musician.
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George Ivanovich Gurdjieff (January 13, 1866 – 1877? - October 29, 1949), also commonly referred to as Georges Ivanovich Gurdjieff and G. I. Gurdjieff, was an influential early 20th century choreographer, composer, writer and esotericist who taught that most humans do not possess a unified mind-body consciousness and thus live their lives in a state of hypnotic "waking sleep", but that it is possible to transcend to a higher state of consciousness and achieve full human potential.
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Henry FitzGerald Heard (6 October 1889 – 14 August 1971), commonly called Gerald Heard, was a historian, science writer, educator, and philosopher.
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The Greeks or Hellenes (Έλληνες) are an ethnic group native to Greece, Cyprus, Albania, Anatolia, Southern Italy, and other regions. They also form a significant diaspora, with Greek communities established around the world. Greek colonies and communities have been historically established on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea, but the Greek people have always been centered around the Aegean and Ionian seas, where the Greek language has been spoken since the Bronze Age. Until the early 20th century, Greeks were distributed between the Greek peninsula, the western coast of Asia Minor, the Black Sea coast, Cappadocia in central Anatolia, Egypt, the Balkans, Cyprus, and Constantinople. Many of these regions coincided to a large extent with the borders of the Byzantine Empire of the late 11th century and the Eastern Mediterranean areas of ancient Greek colonization. The cultural centers of the Greeks have included Athens, Thessalonica, Alexandria, Smyrna, and Constantinople at various periods. Most ethnic Greeks live nowadays within the borders of the modern Greek state and Cyprus. The Greek genocide and population exchange between Greece and Turkey nearly ended the three millennia-old Greek presence in Asia Minor. Other longstanding Greek populations can be found from southern Italy to the Caucasus and southern Russia and Ukraine and in the Greek diaspora communities in a number of other countries. Today, most Greeks are officially registered as members of the Greek Orthodox Church.CIA World Factbook on Greece: Greek Orthodox 98%, Greek Muslim 1.3%, other 0.7%. Greeks have greatly influenced and contributed to culture, arts, exploration, literature, philosophy, politics, architecture, music, mathematics, science and technology, business, cuisine, and sports, both historically and contemporarily.
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Harold Sidney Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Rothermere, Bt. (26 April 1868 – 26 November 1940) was a highly successful British newspaper proprietor, owner of Associated Newspapers Ltd.
Human sexuality is the capacity of humans to have erotic experiences and responses.
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In geometry, a hypercube is an n-dimensional analogue of a square (n.
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In Search of the Miraculous: Fragments of an Unknown Teaching is a 1949 book by Russian philosopher P. D. Ouspensky which recounts his meeting and subsequent association with George Gurdjieff.
Istanbul (İstanbul), once known as Constantinople, is the most populous city in Turkey, and the country's economic, cultural, and historical center.
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John Godolphin Bennett (8 June 1897 – 13 December 1974) was a British mathematician, scientist, technologist, industrial research director and author.
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Kenneth Macfarlane Walker (1882–1966) was a British author and urologist.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
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Maurice Nicoll (19 July 1884 – 30 August 1953) was a British psychiatrist, author and noted Fourth Way teacher.
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Moscow (or; a) is the capital and the largest city of Russia with 12.2 million residents within the city limits and 16.8 million within the urban area.
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The October Revolution (p), officially known as the Great October Socialist Revolution (r), and commonly referred to as Red October, the October Uprising or the Bolshevik Revolution, was a seizure of state power instrumental in the larger Russian Revolution of 1917.
Pyotr Demianovich Ouspenskii (known in English as Peter D. Ouspensky, Пётр Демья́нович Успе́нский; 5 March 1878 – 2 October 1947), was a Russian mathematician and esotericist known for his expositions of the early work of the Greek-Armenian teacher of esoteric doctrine George Gurdjieff, whom he met in Moscow in 1915.
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Pornography (often abbreviated as "porn" or "porno" in informal usage) is the portrayal of sexual subject matter for the purpose of sexual arousal.
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Chandra Mohan Jain (11 December 1931 – 19 January 1990), also known as Acharya Rajneesh from the 1960s onwards, as Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh during the 1970s and 1980s, and as Osho from 1989, was an Indian mystic, guru and spiritual teacher.
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Remedios Varo Uranga (December 16, 1908 – October 8, 1963) was a Spanish-Mexican para-surrealist painter and anarchist.
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Robert Sylvester de Ropp (1913–1987) was an English biochemist and a researcher and academic in that field.
Rochester is a city and the county seat of Monroe County, south of Lake Ontario in the state of New York, in the United States.
Rodney Collin (26 April 1909 – 3 May 1956) was a British writer in the area of spiritual development.
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Rosicrucianism is a philosophical secret society said to have been founded in late medieval Germany by Christian Rosenkreuz.
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Russia (Ru-Россия.ogg), also officially known as the Russian Federation (a), is a country in northern Eurasia.
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The Russian avant-garde was a large, influential wave of modern art that flourished in the Russian Empire and Soviet Union, approximately 1890 to 1930—although some have placed its beginning as early as 1850 and its end as late as 1960.
The Russian Empire (Pre-reform Russian orthography: Россійская Имперія, Modern Russian: Российская империя, translit: Rossiyskaya Imperiya) was a state that existed from 1721 until overthrown by the short-lived liberal February Revolution in 1917.
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Russian (ру́сский язы́к, russkiy yazyk, pronounced) is an East Slavic language and an official language in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan.
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The Russian Revolution is the collective term for a pair of revolutions in Russia in 1917, which dismantled the Tsarist autocracy and led to the eventual rise of the Soviet Union.
Strange Life of Ivan Osokin (Странная жизнь Ивана Осокина) is a novel by P. D. Ouspensky.
Surrey is a county in the south east of England, one of the home counties bordering Greater London.
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Thomas Stearns Eliot OM (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965), usually known as T. S. Eliot, was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets".
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The Study Society is registered with the Charity Commission as Registered Charity Number 1155498.
The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.
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Western esotericism, also called esotericism and esoterism, is a scholarly "generic label for a large and complicated group of historical phenomena" which share an air de famille.
Who's Who (or "Who is Who") is the title of a number of reference publications, generally containing concise biographical information on a particular group of people.
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Wilhelm Maximilian Wundt (16 August 1832 – 31 August 1920) was a German physician, physiologist, philosopher, and professor, known today as one of the founding figures of modern psychology.
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World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.
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The Yale University Library is the library system of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.
A New Model of the Universe, Ouspenskii, Ouspensky, Ousspensky, P D Ouspensky, P.D. Ouspensky, PD Ouspensky, Peter D. Ouspensky, Peter Demianovich Ouspensky, Peter Ouspensky, Peter Uspensky, Petr Demianovich Ouspensky, Piotr Dem’ianovich Ouspensky, Pyotr Demianovich Ouspenskii, Pyotr Demianovich Uspenskii, Pyotr Demianovich Uspensky, Self remembering, Self-remembering, Strange life of Ivan Osoken, Tertium Organum.