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Uspenskiĭ, P. D. (Petr Demʹi︠a︡novich) 1878-1947

Overview
Works: 309 works in 1,273 publications in 11 languages and 10,277 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Excerpts  History  Biography  Personal narratives‡vRussian  Fantasy fiction  Bildungsromans  Miscellanea  Interviews  Art music 
Roles: Author
Classifications: B4279.U73, 197
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Tertium organum : the third canon of thought, a key to the enigmas of the world by P. D Uspenskiĭ( Book )

155 editions published between 1914 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Tertium Organum burst onto the New York literary scene its author, P.D. Ouspensky, was unaware of it. Piotr Demianovich Ouspensky, the most famous pupil of Greco-Armenian spiritual teacher George Ivanovitch Gurdjieff, had written Kluck Kzaradkam (the original title) in his native Russian and it had been published in St. Petersburg in 1912. At the time of its New York debut his whereabouts were unknown. A Russian by the name of Nicholas Bessarabof had emigrated to America before the 1917 Russian Revolution and had taken the book with him. He gave a copy to architect Claude Bragdon who could read Russian and was interested in forth-dimensional consciousness. After reading the book a friend echoed Bragdons' sentiments saying; "He has recently discovered a young Russian who "seems to us remarkable in many ways." The man has introduced him to Ouspensky and his book on the fourth dimension called Tertium Organum. Bragdon believes this book to be the "long sought New Testament of the Sixth Race which will justify the meekness of the saint, the vision of the mystic, and create a new heaven and a new earth." He is currently collaborating with Bessarabof on an English translation." In 1920 without Ouspensky's knowledge, Bragdon and Bessarabof published the book in English through Manas Press in New York. Meanwhile Ouspensky, a journalist and destitute author, had arrived in Constantinople with hardly a penny to his name. Later that year he was gratified to receive a substantial royalty check, and the news that Tertium Organum was a publishing success in English, and that his fame in literary circles was assured. In 1921 he wrote, "This translation, made without my knowledge and participation, at a time when I was cut off by war and revolution from the civilized world, transmits my thought so exactly that after a very attentive review of the book I could find only one word to correct. Such a result could be achieved only because Mr. Bessarabof and Mr. Bragdon were not translating words merely, but were grasping directly my thoughts at the back of them." In May 1921 Ouspensky received the sum of £100 from Lady Rothermere who was in Rochester, New York; it was wired with the message: 'Deeply impressed by your book Tertium Organum - wish to meet you in New York or London - will pay all expenses.' This invitation gave Ouspensky the opportunity to move to England where he secured Gurdjieff's permission to write a book on his philosophy. Ouspensky spent the next twenty years in England lecturing and teaching Gurdjieff's ideas and developing his own philosophy. His lectures in London were attended by such literary figures as Aldous Huxley, T.S. Eliot, and other writers, journalists and doctors. His influence on the literary scene of the 1920's and 1930's as well as on the Russian avant-garde was huge but today he is not widely known."--Amazon.com
In search of the miraculous : fragments of an unknown teaching by P. D Uspenskiĭ( Book )

63 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The record of Ouspensky's eight years of work as Gurdjieff's pupil."
The psychology of man's possible evolution by P. D Uspenskiĭ( Book )

72 editions published between 1945 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new model of the universe; principles of the psychological method in its application to problems of science, religion and art by P. D Uspenskiĭ( Book )

86 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mokkurkalfi, Hell's mistress of machines, is the next door warden Keiichi and the goddesses must pass. With her mechanical skills, she's the natural opponent of Skuld...but unlike her, Mokkurkalfi has no love for her inventions, instead setting them against each other viciously, to retain only those strongest in battle! Will so ruthless an approach to robots be the defeat of the youngest goddess...and of them all?"--P. [4] of cover
The fourth way : a record of talks and answers to questions based on the teaching of G.I. Gurdjieff by P. D Uspenskiĭ( Book )

56 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in English and French and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange life of Ivan Osokin : a novel by P. D Uspenskiĭ( Book )

41 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and Korean and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here is the story of Ivan Osokin, a young man who has squandered every chance life has given him. A failure at school, ruined financially, and rejected by the woman he loves, he finds himself at a dead end. He wishes to live his life over again so he can avoid all his mistakes. Then he meets a magician who gives him that chance."--BOOK JACKET
Talks with a devil by P. D Uspenskiĭ( Book )

19 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conscience : the search for truth by P. D Uspenskiĭ( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings of Mr. G by Henrik Hellstenius( )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The symbolism of the tarot : philosophy of occultism in pictures and numbers by P. D Uspenskiĭ( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1989 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fragments d'un enseignement inconnu by P. D Uspenskiĭ( Book )

45 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in French and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Par l'un des plus célèbres disciples de Gurdjieff, un ensemble considérable, d'ailleurs indexé, qui permet de suivre un itinéraire ésotérique hors du commun. Récit captivant de huit années (1915-1923) d'expériences hermétiques sur les données de la Tradition. Première édition, 1949. [SDM]
A further record : extracts from meetings, 1928-1945 by P. D Uspenskiĭ( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from Russia, 1919 by P. D Uspenskiĭ( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New horizons : explorations in science by P. D Uspenskiĭ( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tertium Organum by P. D Uspenskiĭ( Book )

25 editions published between 1922 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The psychology of man's possible evolution ; and, the cosmology of man's possible evolution by P. D Uspenskiĭ( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings of Mr. G : for string orchestra and solo percussion by Henrik Hellstenius( )

in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tertium organum : kli︠u︡ch k zagadkam mira by P. D Uspenskiĭ( Book )

16 editions published between 1911 and 2002 in Russian and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new model of the universe by P. D Uspenskiĭ( )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Along with Aleister Crowley, Madame Blavatsky, and George Gurdjieff, P.D. Ouspensky (1878 -1947) was one of the most important and influential figures in the occult movements of the twentieth century. With such books as The Fourth Dimension (incorporated in this present volume), Tertium Organum, In Search of the Miraculous, and The Psychology of Man's Possible Evolution, he earned a loyal following among those seeking a deeper knowledge of themselves and their lives, and of the meaning of human existence. In the present book, Ouspensky analyzes certain older schools of thought, of both East and West, connects them with modern ideas and explains them in the light of twentieth-century discovery and speculations in physics and philosophy. In the process he explores relativity, the fourth dimension, Christian symbolism, the tarot, yoga, dreams, hypnotism, eternal recurrence, and various psychological theories. The book closes with an examination of the role of sex in the evolution of man toward superman. Anyone interested in the occult, mysticism and the relationship of those elements to scientific developments in the modern world will find much to ponder in these stimulating, thought-provoking pages
Auf der Suche nach dem Wunderbaren : Perspektiven d. Welterfahrung u.d. Selbsterkenntnis by P. D Uspenskiĭ( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in German and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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In search of the miraculous : fragments of an unknown teaching
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In search of the miraculous : fragments of an unknown teachingThe psychology of man's possible evolutionA new model of the universe; principles of the psychological method in its application to problems of science, religion and artThe fourth way : a record of talks and answers to questions based on the teaching of G.I. GurdjieffStrange life of Ivan Osokin : a novelTalks with a devilConscience : the search for truthThe symbolism of the tarot : philosophy of occultism in pictures and numbers
Alternative Names
Ouspenski, Peter

Ouspenski Peter 1878-1947

Ouspenski Petr Demianovitch 1878-1947

Ouspenski, Piotr Demianovitch.

Ouspenski, Piotr Demianovitch 1878-1947

Ouspenskiĭ, P. D.

Ouspenskiĭ, P. D. 1878-1947

Ouspenskii, Pedro, 1878-1847

Ouspenskii, Peter Demianovich, 1878-1847

Ouspensky, P.D.

Ouspensky P. D. 1878-1947

Ouspensky, P. D. (Peter Demianovich), 1878-1947

Ouspensky, P. Demianovitsch

Ouspensky, Pedro 1878-1947

Ouspensky, Petar Demjanovič

Ouspensky, Peter

Ouspensky, Peter D. 1878-1947

Ouspensky, Peter Demianovich

Ouspensky, Peter Demianovich 1878-1947

Ouspensky, Peter Demianovitch

Ouspensky, Petr D. 1878-1947

Ouspensky, Petr Demjanovič

Ouspensky, Pjotr

P.D. Oespenski Russisch filosoof

P. D. Ouspensky Russian esotericist

P. D. Ouspensky russischer Esoteriker und Schriftsteller, Gurdjieff-Schüler

Petar Uspenski

Peter Demjanovič Uspenski

Pëtr Dem'janovič Uspenskij filosofo russo

Petr Uspenskij

Piotr Demiánovich Ouspenski

Piotr Ouspenski philosophe et ésotériste russe

Piotr Uspenski

Piotr Uspienski

Pjotr Demjanovič Uspenski

Pjotr Demjanovitš Uspenski

Pyotr Uspensky

Uspenski, P. D.

Uspenski, Petar Damjanovič

Uspenski, Peter D. 1878-1947

Uspenskii, P. D., 1878-1847

Uspenskiǐ, P. D. 1878-1947

Uspenskiǐ, Petr D. 1878-1947

Uspenskiĭ, Petr Demʹi︠a︡novich

Uspenskii, Petr Dem'ianovich, 1878-1847

Uspenskiĭ, Petr Demʹi︠a︡novich 1878-1947

Uspenskii, Pietr Dem'ianovich, 1878-1947

Uspenskiï, Piotr Dem'ianovich 1878-1947

Uspenskij, P.

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Uspenskij, P. D 1878-1947

Uspenskij P. D. философ 1878-1947

Uspenskij, Pëtr D. 1878-1947

Uspenskij, Petr Dem'janovič

Uspenskij, Pëtr Demʹjanovič 1878-1947

Uspenskij, Petr Dem'janovič. [t]

Uspenskij философ

Uspensky, Pyotr Demianovich.

Uspensky, Pyotr Dem'yanovich

Uspienski, Piotr D.

Uspieński, Piotr Demianowicz.

Πιοτρ Ντεμιάνοβιτς Ουσπένσκι Ρώσος φιλόσοφος

Петар Успенски

Успенски

Успенский, П. Д 1878-1947

Успенский, П. Д. (Петр Демьянович), 1878-1947

Успенский, Петр Демьянович

Успенский, Пётр Демьянович 1878-1947

אוספנסקי, פ.ד

אוספנסקי, פטר דמיאנוביץ, 1878-1947

אוספנסקי, פטר דמינוביץ 1878-1947

אוספנסקי, פיטר דמינוביץ

אוספענסקי, פטר דמינוביץ 1878-1947

פטר דמיינוביץ' אוספנסקי

بيتر دميانوفيتش أوسبنسكي

پی.دی. آسپنسکی نویسنده و فیلسوف روسی

ऑस्पेन्स्की

우스펜스키, P. D. 1878-1947

ウスペンスキー, P. D

ウスペンスキー, ピョートル・デミアノヴィッチ

ピョートル・ウスペンスキー

鄔斯賓斯基

Languages
English (613)

French (47)

Spanish (24)

German (23)

Russian (17)

Dutch (9)

Latin (7)

Korean (2)

Burmese (1)

Gujarati (1)

Croatian (1)