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Metaphysics - 19th Century

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  • 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 ...
  • Eliphas Levi (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 w...
  • Helena Petrovna Blavatskaya (1831 - 1891)
    "Pioneer. Visionary. Provocateur. Madame Helena Petrovna Blavatsky — mystic, occult writer, child of Russian aristocrats, spiritual seeker who traveled five continents, and founder (with Henry S...
  • 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. ...
  • Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892)
    In 1889, when Whitman was trying to recover from the last stroke, which would eventually kill him, he was visited by Horace Traubel and Tom Harned, who noticed the famous photograph of Whitman and Do...

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.

Key Figures