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Metaphysics - 19th Century

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  • Andrew Jackson Davis (1826 - 1910)
    Andrew Jackson Davis and His Wives Some of this material has been published before, but I gleaned much of it from the collection of the Edgar Cayce Foundation, which acquired some of the papers of ...
  • Sepharial (1864 - 1929)
    Dr Walter Gorn Old (1864-1929) was an eminent English Theosophist, and a notable 19th century mystic and astrologer, better known as Sepharial . He initially studied medicine and followed this up with ...
  • Samuel Liddell "MacGregor" Mathers (1864 - 1918)
    Samuel Liddell (or Liddel) MacGregor Mathers (8 or 11 January 1854 – 5 or 20 November 1918), born Samuel Liddell Mathers, was a British occultist. He is primarily known as one of the founders of the ...
  • Éliphas Lévi (1810 - 1875)
    Éliphas Lévi , born Alphonse Louis Constant (February 8, 1810 – May 31, 1875), was a French occult author and ceremonial magician. "Éliphas Lévi," the name under which he published his books, was h...
  • Marie Catherine Laveau, Voodoo Priestess (c.1801 - c.1881)
    BIRTH YEAR DEBUNKED Many sources say Marie Laveau was born in 1794 including her death certificate and tomb, but upon marriage of Jacques Paris in 1819, she was a minor, one month shy of turning 18. ...

Metaphysics is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of consciousness and existence. In popular usage the word refers loosely to a number of non-traditional belief systems and spiritual practices.

This project includes key metaphysical wirters and teachers of the 19th century.

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