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Andrew Feenberg and Alastair Hannay, eds. There he constructed the mythical personality of Eirenaeus Philalethes, a mysterious American adept to whom he alone had access. Most users should sign in with their email address.
The author has composed a unique and probing study in the history of ideas, a work of definitive merit that will likely remain the standard for decades to come. Sign In or Create an Account. Edward Lear is an apt character to think about at Christmas-time.
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Join Our Mailing List: Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. To begin with, he has reconstructed the career of an intellectual adventurer whose talents for investigating the natural world and for promoting his own fame were equally outsized Tables of content are generated automatically and are based on records of articles contained that are available in the TIB-Portal index.
Show all volumes and issues. The obstacles to such a project that the historian of alchemy confronts would daunt most scholars Careers and apprenticeships Equal opportunities Vacancies Apprenticeships. His nonsense books, mo …. The dark language of alchemy emerges as an early form of scientific notation: Sarah Bradford Landau and Carl W. The Mathematical Way in the Scientific Revolution.
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Scientific Data Management Research Staff. British Library Online Contents Wells, Courage and Air Warfare: Electronic books The e-book database Fiee. Above all, Newman offers powerful evidence that the dark science of alchemy formed part of the high intellectual tradition in medieval and Renaissance Europe.
And he shows that alchemy can be studied like more mainstream science, given the effort required to penetrate its language, verbal and visual. Newman discusses the contortions and convolutions of European alchemical theory and practice with a mastery rarely if ever equaled.
Besides telling a practically unknown tale of American alchemy, this book is now fre best history of alchemy in English. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account?