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This is a collection of five alchemical tracts written by one of the most famous alchemists who was said to have discovered the Philosopher’s Stone. In these writings Paracelsus attempts to educate the reader about the nature of the Philosopher’s Stone and the scientific principles from which we can be assured of its existence and understand how it works. Like all alchemic ...more
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Gina Sandulescu
This book brings a great contribution to the analysis of Paracelsus’s conflicts shown in the elaboration of his medical canons and principles of understanding nature. Considering the disequilibrium of Paracelsus’s arguments that were part of a field paternalized by objective demonstrations, are we inclined to believe that the German doctor got out from the cerebral sphere?

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Apr 14, 2012 Ben rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An invaluable resource. Shares many of Paracelsus' writings - particularly the stuff regarding esoteric psychology - that are often overlooked and misunderstood.
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as a mystic , i will say this is a good book for every mystics out there.
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Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, who published under the name Paracelsus ("greater than Celsus," a reference to the first-century Roman encyclopedist Aulus Cornelius Celsus) was a Renaissance physician, botanist, alchemist, astrologer, and occultist. He pioneered the use of chemicals and minerals in medicine, and was among the first to credibly suggest that illness was the ...more
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