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

Published
  • Cambridge, MA : MIT Press 2001
Physical description
443 p. : ill ; 23 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780262640626 (pbk.)
  • 0262140756 (alk. paper)
  • 9780262140751 (alk. paper)
  • 0262640627 (pbk.)
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.
Other names
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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