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History of Magic & Experimental Science, Eight Volume Set (edition 1958)

by Lynn Thorndike

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Title:History of Magic & Experimental Science, Eight Volume Set
Authors:Lynn Thorndike
Info:Columbia University Press (1958), Hardcover
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A history of magic and experimental science (set) by Lynn Thorndike

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Table of Contents: 1. Backward Glances 2. Kepler and Galileo 3. Their Contemporaries 4. Francis Bacon 5. Astrology to 1650 6. Alchemy and Iatro-Chemistry to 1650 7. Daniel Sennert 8. Van Helmont: Spiritual Science and Mystic Medicine 9. Mineralogy 10. Natural Magic 11. Discussion of Magic in Portugal and Spain 12. Interest in the Occult at German Universities 13. The Cursus Philosophicus or Physicus Before Descartes 14. Mersenne and Gassendi 15. The Scotist Revival 16. Morin’s Astrologia Gallica 17. Drebbel and Digby 18. Harvey and Patin 19. Descartes 20. The Underground World of Kircher and Becher 21. Artificial Magic and Technology 22. Huygens 23. Physics and Astronomy After Descartes
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