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Secrets of Nature: Astrology and Alchemy in Early Modern Europe
In recent years scholars have begun to acknowledge that the occult sciences were not marginal enterprises but an integral part of the worldview of many of our ancestors. Astrology was one of the many intellectual tools -- along with what we consider to be the superior tools of social and political analysis -- that Renaissance thinkers used to attack practical and intellect ...more
Paperback, 443 pages
Published January 20th 2006 by Mit Press
(first published November 1st 2001)
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