By Nicholas Clulee
This is the definitive examine of John Dee and his highbrow profession. initially released in 1988, this interpretation is much extra distinctive than any that got here prior to and is an authoritative account for a person drawn to the historical past, literature and medical advancements of the Renaissance, or the occult.
John Dee has interested successive generations. Mathematician, scientist, astrologer and magus on the courtroom of Elizabeth I, he nonetheless provokes controversy. to a few he's the genius whose contributions to navigation made attainable the feats of Elizabethan explorers and colonists, to others an alchemist and charlatan.
Thoroughly interpreting Dee’s typical philosophy, this ebook presents a balanced evaluate of his position, and the function of the occult, in sixteenth-century highbrow background. It brings jointly insights from a research of Dee’s writings, the on hand biographical fabric, and his assets as mirrored in his large library and, extra importantly, quite a few surviving annotated volumes from it.
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John Dee's Natural Philosophy: Between Science and Religion (Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy) by Nicholas Clulee