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The Modern Age And The Recovery Of Ancient Wisdom: A Reconsideration Of Historical Consciousness, 1450 1650

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Conventional interpretations of the Renaissance have long held that the period signaled an epochal break in which science and secularization combined to form a distinctly modern consciousness. McKnight challenges this concept of modernity by identifying and analyzing a neglected source of modern consciousness: the prisca theologia tradition of Hermeticism, magic, and alche ...more
Hardcover, 162 pages
Published August 1st 1991 by University of Missouri Press
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