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Secrets of nature : astrology and alchemy in early modern Europe

Author: William Royall Newman
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2006.
Series: Transformations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. MIT Press paperback edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Royall Newman
ISBN: 0262140756 9780262140751 0262640627 9780262640626
OCLC Number: 1030986094
Description: 443 Seiten : Illustrationen.
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.
Series Title: Transformations.
Responsibility: ed. by William R. Newman ...

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