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The magic of a bold operator like Dee, aims beyond the stars, aims at doing the supercelestial mathematical magic, the angel-conjuring magic. Turner – – British Journal for the History of Science 6 4: Debus and Peter J. I read this just before bed for a lot of nights Yates’ journals only allude to one potential romantic attachment, to a man named Leonard, although there is no evidence that they had a relationship.

Science Logic and Mathematics. Frances Amelia Yates was born on 28 November in the southern English coastal rosicrucoan of Portsmouth.

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So I will write. Upon Britain’s victory in the war, Yates was among a number of Warburg scholars who emphasised the need for pan-European historiography, so as to reject the nationalisms that had led to the World Wars; this approach, she believed, must be both international and interdisciplinary.


She offered a novel interpretation of the tapestries, approaching them as if they were “a detective story” and arguing that they were meant as portraits of the French royal family. Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition. The book describes in detail an oft-underlooked aspect of the Italian Renaissance period: Bodies That Matter Judith Butler.

This book offers significant analysis of the Rosicrucian manifesto’s and the intellectual currents which inspired them.

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Definitely an interesting read about an obscure and misunderstood “movement”. Sadly, if you are trying to learn how to astral project or access your akashic records this is not the book for you. Andrea Myshkin rated it really liked it Jun 15, Further he argues that essentialist rather than nominalist use of the very term “esotericism” has vitiated succeeding work.

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This article has no associated abstract. He notes that the debate up to was not conducted by close reading of texts and evidence; he himself is entirely unconvinced by the thesis. Frances Amelia Yates – Alain Vande putte rated it really liked it Mar 17, Beautifully illustrated, it remains one of those rare enlghtenment of scholarship which the general reader simply cannot afford to ignore.


It is now said that Yates founded a paradigmor gave out a grand narrative.

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Dec 30, Nosemonkey rated it liked it. Description A history of the role that the occult has played in the formation of modern science and medicine, The Rosicrucian Enlightenment has had a tremendous impact on our understanding of the western esoteric tradition.

Challenges the traditional history of frsnces Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment by exploring the role of ideas of magic and the occult.

Although written years before “Occult Philosophy in the Elizabethan Age,” this book almost starts off where the other ended chronologically. This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat Winners of the Wolfson History Prize.

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