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Book of Magic/Antiquity to Enlightenment

Book of Magic/Antiquity to Enlightenment

Author: Brian Copenhaver
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Description

Brian Copenhaver's wonderful anthology will be welcomed by everyone from those with the most casual interest in the magical tradition to anyone drawn to the Renaissance and the tangled, arcane roots of the scientific tradition.

Reviews

This illuminating book should dispel the notion that magic was just superstition and secure its place in the history of ideas... for anyone wanting a more informed view of the uses of enchantment, Copenhaver's volume is a peerless resource -- Philip Ball Prospect

Author description

Brian Copenhaver is Professor of Philosophy and History at the University of California, Los Angeles and is one of the world's foremost scholars on Renaissance magic and mysticism. This book is in many ways a summa of the interests and writers with which he has been preoccupied throughout his career.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780141393148
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Classics
  • : 0.367
  • : November 2016
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Brian Copenhaver
  • : Paperback
  • : 1216
  • : 133.4309
  • : 704