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8 edition of Natural magic and modern science found in the catalog.

Natural magic and modern science

four treatises, 1590-1657

by Wayne Shumaker

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Published by Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies, State University of New York at Binghamton in Binghamton, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science and magic

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWayne Shumaker.
    SeriesMedieval & Renaissance texts & studies ;, vol. 63, Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies (Series) ;, v. 63.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1623.S35 S58 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 233 p. :
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2060487M
    ISBN 100866980474
    LC Control Number88039849

    Medieval and Renaissance Magic. Several great scientific minds originated real-world concepts of magic based in science, medicine, and philosophy. The history of magic in the Medieval and Renaissance periods stems from ancient times, originating primarily from the works of four prominent authors in Roman times: Seneca, Ptolemy, Pliny, and Galen. Start studying History of Modern Science Final. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. (science) and the book of God (scripture) seem to contradict each other, Galileo argued magic, .

    The magic of witchcraft never dies. Harness the power of nature-based magick, including herbal charms and remedies, cleansing rituals, crystal healing, astrology, and more with this new guide in the popular Modern Witchcraft series—perfect for millennials. Modern-day interest in witchcraft and wicca isn’t surprising—who wouldn’t want to focus their energy into rituals of change and . Natural Magic and the Secrets of Nature (Chapter 6 - Science and the Secrets of Nature, by William Eamon) The Naming of the Telescope (Edward Rosen, Forword by Harlow Shapley, Henry Schuman, Inc. ) Giambattista della Porta, And his Natural Magick (Derek J. Price - Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC - June 10 ) Giambattista della Porta.

    For brief assessments of the historical significance of the Hermetic writings see Cophenhaver, “Astrology and magic” (ref. 15); idem, “Natural magic, Hermetism, and occultism in early modern science” (ref. 15); and idem, “Magic”, in Park, Daston (eds), Cambridge history of science, iii (ref. 23), – Google Scholar. Although the book was written at a time when the science of Egyptology was in its infancy, this in no way negates the invaluable esoteric lore the author has collected from the translations of Egyptian papyri available to her in the 19th century, which remain as much of an enigma to modern scholars as they were to Egyptologists in Farr's time.


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: Natural Magic and Modern Science: Four Treatises, (MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE TEXTS AND STUDIES) (): Shumaker, Wayne Cited by: 5. "Natural Magic", essentially a practical treatise revealing the magic inherent in human life and nature, shows that magic can be for everyone/5(86).

Natural magic and modern science. Binghamton, N.Y.: Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies, State University of New York at Binghamton, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Shumaker.

Natural magic and modern science: four treatises, / Main Author: Shumaker, Wayne. Format: Book: Language: English: Published: Science and the secrets of nature: books of secrets in medieval and early modern culture / by: Eamon, William.

Published: (). This is a fascinating book as the author manages to seamlessly connect concepts of traditional magic with the results of cutting edge science. Anybody interested in modern scientific experiments that statistically prove the reality of magic will get a lot out of this enlightening but also highly entertaining book/5.

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