Paracelsus

Paracelsus

Speculative Theory and the Crisis of the Early Reformation

eBook - 1997
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Univ of New York Press
Paracelsus is commonly regarded as one of the great figures of sixteenth-century Europe and of German intellectual history. This book examines the content of his writings in order to clarify it and its historical context.



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Weeks (German, Illinois State U.) rejects some of the myths surrounding the 16th-century medical pioneer, based on a close examination and revised dating of his writings. He finds his radical trans-disciplinary theories to be a response to sectarian conflicts of the early Reformation, and such particulars as the transmuted disease and unrecognized female pathology as challenges to the established order and ideology. The quotations are offered in both German and English. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, c1997
ISBN: 9780585043418
0585043418
0791431487
0791431479
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 238 p.) : ill

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