Russian mathematician and spiritual sidekick to G. I. Gurdjieff. Author of Tertium Organum, "A key to the enigmas of the world", In Search of the Miraculous, "Fragments of an unknown teaching, and the Fourth Way among others.

Ouspensky was able to explain Gurdjieff's ideas more clearly. A key technique in the Fourth Way is "remembering yourself" at all times.

His only novel, "Strange Life of Ivan Osokin", is about a man who discovers that he is living the same life over and over.

Piotr Demanovich Ouspensky (1878-1947) wrote:

  • Tertium Organum, a Key to the Enigmas of the World

  • The Strange life of Ivan Osokin

  • The Psychology of Man's Possible evolution

  • The Cosmology of Man's Possible evolution

  • A New Model of the Universe: Principles of the Psychological method in its Application to Problems of science, Religion and Art

  • Talks with a Devil

  • The Fourth Way

  • The Symbolism of the Tarot

  • Letters from Russia 1919

  • Conscience, the Search for truth

  • A Record of Talks and Answers to Questions based on the Teaching of G.I. Gurdjieff

  • A Further Record

  • A Record of Meetings

  • In Search of the Miraculous: Fragments of an Unknown Teaching

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