Secrets of nature : astrology and alchemy in early modern Europe / edited by William R. Newman and Anthony Grafton.

Published
  • Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press 2001
Physical description
443 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : 1 illustrations ; 23 cm.
ISBN
  • 0262140756
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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Secrets of nature : astrology and alchemy in early modern Europe / edited by William R. Newman and Anthony Grafton.

Published
  • Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press 2001
Physical description
443 pages : illustrations (1 color) ; 23 cm.
ISBN
  • 0585435758 (electronic bk.)
  • 9780585435756 (electronic bk.)
Local notes
  • Access may be restricted to authorised University of Edinburgh users.
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2003. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents
  • Introduction: the problematic status of astrology 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 nuncios / H. Darrel Rutkin -- Astronomia inferior: legacies of Johanes 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 historiography of alchemy / Lawrence M. Principe and William R. Newman.
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  • English

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