This rich record of the major interests of Paracelsus and other 16th-century chemical philosophers covers chemistry and nature in the Renaissance, Paracelsian debates, theories of Fludd, Helmontian restatement of chemical philosophy, and other fascinating aspects of the era. Well researched, compelli... read more
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This rich record of the major interests of Paracelsus and other 16th-century chemical philosophers covers chemistry and nature in the Renaissance, Paracelsian debates, theories of Fludd, Helmontian restatement of chemical philosophy, and other fascinating aspects of the era. Well researched, compellingly related study. 36 black-and-white illustrations.
Revised republication in one volume of The Chemical Philosophy: Paracelsian Science and Medicine in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries (2 vols.), published by Science History Publications, a division of Neale Watson Academic Publications, New York, 1977.
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