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Alquimia, el secreto entre la ciencia y la filosofia (Abrams Discoveries)

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La filosofía hermética, o alquimia, nació en el seno de las más antiguas civilizaciones, y la transformación de los metales se ha convertido en uno de sus elementos emblemáticos. Las investigaciones de los alquimistas, sin embargo, no se limitan a la simple transmutación del plomo en oro; sino que construyen una filosofía que suele adoptar las formas de una "metafísica exp ...more
1st edition, 144 pages
Published (first published January 1st 1996)
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Rebekah Gamble
Nov 12, 2016 Rebekah Gamble rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
For what the book is, which is a brief introduction and overview of alchemy, this is a good book. Of course texts can always go deeper on this subject, but it's a good, accessible overview. I really like that there are selections from older texts in the back- a feature that's unusual for alchemical books (especially intro books) but is very important. Alchemy is something a person must do in order to learn, but if you're simply gathering information and considering the practices and philosophy, ...more
Derek Neveu
A good overview,but far from comprehensive. A good starting point for those seeking deeper transmutational wisdom on the subject.
Raphael Rosen
I was hoping for a book that delved into mysticism, but that's not what I got. I guess this book is a good overview of alchemy, but, in my opinion, it's nothing special.
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General introduction. All right, but lets get cookin'.
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