Lutoslawski, Wincenty (1863-1954)

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Lutoslawski, Wincenty (1863-1954)

Polish occultist and mystic. He was born in 1863 in Warsaw and studied chemistry and philosophy before developing his own synthesis of psychic phenomena, sex, and mysticism. He corresponded with psychologist William James and with psychical researcher Charles Richet.

In 1902 he proposed the term "metapsychic" for studies in psychic science, independently adopted by Richet for his own investigations. Lutoslawski also founded a short-lived political party named the Philaretes. He died on December 28, 1954, in Krakow.


Lutoslawski, Wincenty. The Knowledge of Reality. N.p., 1930.

. Pre-Existence and Reincarnation. N.p., 1928.

. The World of Souls. N.p., 1924.