Secrets of nature : astrology and alchemy in early modern Europe

Edition
  • 1. MIT Press paperback ed.
Published
  • Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press 2006
Physical description
443 p. : ill.
ISBN
  • 0262140756
  • 9780262140751
  • 0262640627
  • 9780262640626
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Some text in Latin.
Contents
  • Introduction : the problematic status of astology and alchemy in premodern Europe / William R. Newman and Anthony Grafton -- "Veritatis amor dulcissimus" : aspects of Cardano's astrology / Germana Ernst -- Between the election and my hopes : Girolamo Cardano and medical astrology / Anthony Grafton and Nancy Siraisi -- Celestial offerings : astrological motifs in the dedicatory letters of Kepler's Astronomia Nova and Galileo's Sidereus Nuncius / H. Darrel Rutkin -- Astronomia inferior : legacies of Johnannes Trithemius and John Dee / N.H. Clulee -- The Rosicrucian Hoax in France (1623-24) / Didier Kahn -- "The food of angels" : Simon Forman's alchemical medicine / Lauren Kassell -- Some problems with the historigraphy of alchemy / Lawrence M. Principe and William R. Newman.
Other names
Genre
  • Aufsatzsammlung.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
  • Undetermined

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