Giordano Bruno

Author: William Boulting
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136183132
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This comprehensive book outlines the life and works of an important revolutionary intellectual of the 16th Century. This book follows Bruno’s life and the development of his thought in the order in which he declared it. Giordano Bruno was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, mathematician and astronomer. He was burned at the stake after the Roman Inquisition found him guilty of heresy but his modern scientific thought and cosmology became very influential. His writings on science also showed interest in magic and alchemy and those are outlined in this book alongside what he is most remembered for - his place in the history of the relationship between science and faith.

The Foundations of Newton s Alchemy

Author: B. J. T. Dobbs
Publisher: CUP Archive
ISBN: 9780521273817
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This book sets the foundations of Newton's alchemy in their historical context in Restoration England. It is shown that alchemical modes of thought were quite strong in many of those who provided the dynamism for the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century and that these modes of thought had important relationships with general movements for reform in the same period.

Asclepius

Author: Gebhard Löhr
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 9783161466168
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Originally presented as the author's Habilitationsschrift--G'ottingen, 1994.

Aufkl rung und Esoterik Wege in die Moderne

Author: Monika Neugebauer-Wölk
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110297833
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The more than 30 essays in this volume examine the engagement of the Enlightenment with esoteric traditions of the Early Modern Era and the transformative pathways by which Hermeticism, magic, alchemy, and Kabbalah influenced Spiritualism, Occultism, and Theosophy. The contributors explore intersections between the Enlightenment and Esotericism and identify the concerns and preoccupations that made possible the transition to modern esotericism.